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7 Severely Underrated Disney Villains

By Steven RomanoNovember 8, 2013

Ever have one of those moments when your adoration for Claude Frollo or Doctor Facilier elicits an awkward silence during discussions on Disney bad guys? We certainly know the feeling, but stinging humiliation isn’t going to inhibit us from praising our favorite unsung her...More  →

7 Severely Underrated Disney Villains

SparkTown Joins Vine

By Melissa Albert and Janet ManleyNovember 8, 2013

Hi team, it's been a busy day here at SparkTown, because we were hard at work KEEPIN' IT REAL with all the new stuff, the buzz, the bizznack, the slang, the quadrangle. We've Vined (corporate verbs!) some of the hot action from inside our rabbit-shaped-hand-shaped...More  →

SparkTown Joins Vine

The Bitter Kingdom: A Finale to a Trilogy Worth the Read!

By Swapna KrishnaNovember 7, 2013

You might remember we gushed pretty hard about Rae Carson’s debut (and the first novel in this trilogy) The Girl of Fire and Thorns. It was creative and different: a fantasy novel with a unique heroine that had to find herself over the course of...More  →

The Bitter Kingdom: A Finale to a Trilogy Worth the Read!

The Sparkitors Review the World's Grossest Food: OUTER SPACE Edition

By Melissa AlbertNovember 7, 2013

This week, in pursuit of epic grossness (and unexpected delight), we looked not to the murky depths of the Internet but to the STARS. That's right: following in the footsteps of world-famous bloggers/space explorers Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong, we have explored the galaxy...More  →

The Sparkitors Review the World's Grossest Food: OUTER SPACE Edition

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Thunder Gods?

By Becky FerreiraNovember 7, 2013

Masterminds, are you pumped to check out Thor 2: The Dark World this weekend? We sure have missed the Norse thunder god, his astrophysicist buddies, and his scheming baby brother. The sequel also got us thinking about thunder gods of other mythological pantheons, and how c...More  →

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Thunder Gods?

7 Jobs Thor Would Be Terrible At

By Becky Ferreira and Kyle McCoyNovember 6, 2013

Thor is super at a lot of things. A 9-5 job is not one of those things! We enlisted Loki to guide us through the 7 jobs that Thor would be terrible at. Don't quit your day job, son of Odin!...More  →

7 Jobs Thor Would Be Terrible At

10 Songs That Are Delightfully Geeky

By Steven RomanoNovember 6, 2013

When it comes to songs with a nerdy slant, we can’t help but imagine those small-time bands whose musical oeuvre consists primarily of poorly written odes to Star Wars. However, there do exist more substantial tunes from top tier groups and artists, all of them...More  →

10 Songs That Are Delightfully Geeky

Ever Wondered What Cosplayers Do at Home?

By Becky FerreiraNovember 6, 2013

"Who hasn’t had the desire just to be someone else for a while?" asks photographer Klaus Pichler in the project statement for his series 'Just the Two of Us.' Dressing up is a way of creating an alter ego, a second skin which one’s behavior can be adjusted to and ...More  →

Ever Wondered What Cosplayers Do at Home?

8 Animal Hybrids That Stretch the Limits of Science!

By Steven RomanoNovember 6, 2013

Ancient myth is stuffed to the gills with stories of strange creatures composed of a grab bag of parts from other animals—talk about creative imagination run amok. But sadly, composite critters like the griffin, chimera, or sphinx simply don’t exist. That’s because the...More  →

8 Animal Hybrids That Stretch the Limits of Science!

You Can Have Your Own Personal Hobbit Hole!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiNovember 5, 2013

Drop what you're doing RIGHT NOW Sparklers because your wildest dreams are about to come true! Thanks to the wonderful magic of Wooden Wonders, you can buy your very own Hobbit Hole! Click through to see some of their amazing creations....More  →

You Can Have Your Own Personal Hobbit Hole!