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Open Thread for May 1

By EmmaMay 1, 2010
Sparklers, it's gonna be 89 degrees today in NYC. We're busting out our short shorts and our scary-pasty legs! Woooot! This weather makes us feel all pink and lime and yellow and orange inside...kinda like this AMAZING creation from Amarantha93, which she made... More  →
Open Thread for May 1

The Friday Awards

By Chelsea DaggerApril 30, 2010
The regular editor of The Friday Awards is on vacation in the most exotic location ever: Wisconsin. So, due to our intense jealousy (insert eye twitch here), Wisconsin's proximity to the ocean (it's basically a giant coastline resort), and our inexplicable obsession with ships, we've... More  →
The Friday Awards

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerApril 30, 2010
Because you only rated last week's video a 3.79 on The Scale of Awesomeness, the SparkNotes editors have decided to step up our game. Unfortunately, whenever we try to impress you, we tend to fail spectacularly (so much so that we went to... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for April 30

By Chelsea DaggerApril 30, 2010
Sparkler flotsod (bonus points if you can guess what her name stands for) sent us this picture, and we can't pass up the chance to post a giant smiling crab. Here's what she had to say about it: My friend and I found... More  →
Open Thread for April 30

Open Thread for April 29

By Emily WinterApril 29, 2010
This ed is taking a long weekend—heading to Wisconsin for a few glorious days of hanging out by beautiful lakes. And for that watery reason, she wasn't about to defy Sparkler daughterofposeidon, who said... This is my puppy, Lulu. She's a 1-year-old basset hound with... More  →
Open Thread for April 29

Open Thread for April 28

By Emily WinterApril 28, 2010
Why are we exploding with rainbows and happiness? BECAUSE... ...our computer works again! This ed just had about a month of computer Hadesville, and now, finally, on her third computer in a month, things seem to be running smoothly. She's also finally able to start replying to Sparkler... More  →
Open Thread for April 28

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerApril 27, 2010
Next to chubby puppies, cats with speech impediments, and animated squarepant-wearing sponges, there ain’t much that's cuter than a big-headed baby. If you’re this adorable, what is there to talk about? You tell us, Sparklers. But good luck making us laugh harder this time around than... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Open Thread for April 27

By EmmaApril 27, 2010
This kitty's name is Vincent. Something about cats with human names cracks us up. If we ever get a pet, we're gonna name him Russell, Mike, or Al. Thanks for the pic, MarauderPrincess!... More  →
Open Thread for April 27

Open Thread for April 26

By Emily WinterApril 26, 2010
This horse is not dead. It's just a newborn named Artie taking a nap in a field, according to the e-mail we got from DeathByBlackhole. Even though Artie's young, it looks like he's figured out the best way to spend... More  →
Open Thread for April 26

Open Thread for April 25

By EmmaApril 25, 2010
There's something about robots that melts our hearts. They're so innocent, so literal, so cute with their blank expressions and their need to be loved. And when they're robot pins named Tony, made by ItsRainingJellybeans from a recycled Converse shoebox, well, our hearts... More  →
Open Thread for April 25