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Last Chance to Vote for Your Favorites!

By EmmaMay 17, 2010
Urgent news: voting in the 2nd Annual SparkNotes Yearbook Awards ends at midnight EST. That means you have just a few hours to click frantically on your favorite nominees, sending them hurtling through cyberspace toward the glorious prize of $500 and two season passes... More  →
Last Chance to Vote for Your Favorites!

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerMay 17, 2010
Man, we remember swinging on the playground just like it was yesterday. That's probably because it was yesterday—we jumped the fence of the elementary school down the street and spent the day launching off the monkey bars, screaming about boogers, and cutting the line for... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Open Thread for May 17

By Chelsea DaggerMay 17, 2010
There's no better way to start off your Monday than to stare deep into the eyes of ESKan's pet guinea pig Doodle.We've never seen such a magnificent, noble, ferocious animal in all our lives.... More  →
Open Thread for May 17

Open Thread for May 16

By EmmaMay 16, 2010
Just when you thought Sophie and Digby couldn't get any cuter... Sophie followed Digby into beachyhorsegirlK's house. In the second pic, we assume Sophie is giving Digby a goodbye kiss before heading out to pick up bagels and lox. Happy Sunday Funday!... More  →
Open Thread for May 16

Open Thread for May 15

By EmmaMay 15, 2010
This weekend's open threads have a theme: SOPHIE AND DIGBY! You may remember this famous duo; they belong to beachyhorsegirlK, and they once starred in Cute Thing of the Week. Sophie is the goat; Digby is the dog. What's that? You want to... More  →
Open Thread for May 15

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterMay 14, 2010
Last week, this ed scrambled for birthday attention by asking you guys which female, teen character from a novel was born on May 8. And someone got it right. The answer was the incredible Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games. The first... More  →
The Friday Awards

Open Thread for May 14

By Emily WinterMay 14, 2010
Now that's a pup of a different color! Speaking of The Wizard of Oz, did you know that there was no hair dye for horses back in 1939, so the producers of the movie wanted to paint the horses of Oz different colors? Surprisingly,... More  →
Open Thread for May 14

Open Thread for May 13

By Emily WinterMay 13, 2010
Here's another pic from ItsRainingJellyBeans. She says this swallow tried to dive bomb her head, and succeeded. Does that mean you have a bird-sized dent in your skull, beans? Now that's an open thread pic we'd like to see... Send proof of... More  →
Open Thread for May 13

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerMay 12, 2010
You Sparklers are insatiable. Not even a cannon that shoots high-speed cupcakes at screaming people in Haz-Mat suits can satisfy your hunger for awesomeness. You rated last week's video a mere 5.60 on the Scale of Awesomness, despite (or because of)... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for May 12

By Emily WinterMay 12, 2010
Sparklers, meet Thunder. ItsRainingJellyBeans's dad named this spunky-looking goat after the AC/DC song "Thunderstruck," which is pretty bad asphalt if you ask us. Send pics of your pets, collections, big toe, pillow fort, favorite pair of shoes or anything else to contribute@sparknotes.com for... More  →
Open Thread for May 12