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Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerMay 26, 2010
HOLD THE PHONES. STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING. TYPE ONLY IN CAPITAL LETTERS. It's official: last week's video is THE HIGHEST RATED AWESOME THING OF ALL TIME. It shattered the previous record of 9.72 and averaged a score of 9.76, moving it to Item Numero Uno... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for May 26

By Emily WinterMay 26, 2010
Noms noms nomisicle noms!!! Thanks for making us salivate onto our keyboards, bpotatoe! bpotatoe said she went to an Italian wedding in Pittsburgh recently, and tried to take one of every type of cookie available. They didn't fit on her plate, so this is only... More  →
Open Thread for May 26

Open Thread for May 25

By Chelsea DaggerMay 25, 2010
Dude, we can hardly even do basic math on our calculators, and RustyApplesauce figured out how to spell ACTUAL WORDS?!? Color us impressed.... More  →
Open Thread for May 25

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerMay 24, 2010

Are you guys sick of having adorable puppies and kittens as the Cute Thing of the Week yet? Well, if you are, you're... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Open Thread for May 24

By Chelsea DaggerMay 24, 2010
Even without context, it's obvious that GiraffeWithCookies' dog is adorable. But the best thing about this puffy pooch? Her name. It's "Chelsea." Add a "Dagger" to that tag, and this editor's got herself a mascot. BAM.... More  →
Open Thread for May 24

Open Thread for May 23

By EmmaMay 23, 2010
Here is a cute lime green tree frog potterlover19 found in her backyard. Nice shot, potterlover! Got a picture of something amazing/adorable/weird/fluffy/made of marshmallows? Send it to contribute@sparknotes.com for potential publication in an open thread!... More  →
Open Thread for May 23

Open Thread for May 22

By EmmaMay 22, 2010
This handsome pup is named Seamus. He belonged to kcdancer07, and he was lost a year ago today, when he was three years old. Today's open thread is in memory of Seamus!... More  →
Open Thread for May 22

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterMay 21, 2010
Happy Friday, Sparklers! As you know, The Friday Awards are all about celebrating your comments, because you're hilarious, thoughtful, smart, and brimming with win. One of the best parts of this ed's week is giving out Friday Awards, and that's big-time thanks to help from our... More  →
The Friday Awards

Open Thread for May 22

By Emily WinterMay 21, 2010
Here's a happy pic from NerdAppeal to start your weekend off with a smile!... More  →
Open Thread for May 22

Open Thread for May 20

By Emily WinterMay 20, 2010
Guess what we learned last night? It's super illegalsauce to put your foot up on a New York City subway car, even if no one else is around, even if the spot is already gross and dirty with egg goo, even if you've unsuccessfully been trying... More  →
Open Thread for May 20