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Awesome Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterMarch 10, 2010
One of these cupcakes will be a hero. Others may not survive. The following YouTube vid isn't just another Awesome Thing adventure. It's a love story, a rite of passage, and a disaster movie. It's the YouTube cupcake experience of the season, and it's brought to you... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for March 10

By Emily WinterMarch 10, 2010
The day before this editor moved to New York from the Midwest, she bought her first pair of Chuck Taylors. They were pea green, laceless, low top, and pristine. Years later, she still has them—they're filthy, full of holes, and falling apart. But because of... More  →
Open Thread for March 10

Open Thread for March 9

By Emily WinterMarch 9, 2010
Would a gummybeararmygeneral wear ballet shoes to battle? We think so. That's random thought No. 1 for today's open thread. Take it away, Sparklers!... More  →
Open Thread for March 9

Cute Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterMarch 8, 2010
This week in Cute Thing news: Did you know eating rabbits is trendy? We've been reading a lot about rabbit-gobbling, and we'd like to say something about it. THIS: Sparkler kaira78 sent us that video, and we think it represents our stance... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Panic! At the Computer

By ContributorMarch 8, 2010
LadySunshine3 knows all too well that computer meltdowns are THE WORST! —SparkNotes editors If you're like me, your computer is your life. To a true Sparkler, the worst thing that could ever happen is watching your computer die right before you can comment on... More  →
Panic! At the Computer

Open Thread for March 8

By Emily WinterMarch 8, 2010
Sparklers: If you ever live in New York, and you're riding on the subway, and you see a pleasant-looking 20-something carrying a huge purse that must have water bottle inside because water is gushing out all over the train car floor, and you can just... More  →
Open Thread for March 8

Open Thread for March 7

By EmmaMarch 7, 2010
Everyone's saying mean things about Rush Limbaugh's apartment, which he's selling for $13.95 million. We get that he has terrible taste, but... We love the murals. It's a secret, shameful love, like the kind we feel for Kraft singles, Tool Academy,... More  →
Open Thread for March 7

Open Thread for March 6

By EmmaMarch 6, 2010
Your loyal SparkLife editor is in Hollywood! Hollywood, Florida, that is. My major goals for the weekend: * Swim in the heated pool * Watch "The Last Unicorn" * Drink a piña colada It's good to aim high! You know what they say: shoot for the moon, and even... More  →
Open Thread for March 6

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterMarch 5, 2010
Oh, hello. Can you feel the SparkLove from peaceonearth34, who made this awesome sauce drawing? (We hope you don't mind, peace, but we typed out the words because they were little tough to read.*) Yes, we're feeling the love today, but we're... More  →
The Friday Awards

Open Thread for March 5

By Emily WinterMarch 5, 2010
Boo. We were underwhelmed by Alice in Wonderland. Good thing we have this overwhelmingly awesome pic from opinionatedlg to make us smile! Are you guys watching the Oscars this weekend? We've been frantically trying to see all the Oscar noms, and here's our ranking of... More  →
Open Thread for March 5