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Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Don't "Get" Me

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 30, 2014
Dear Auntie, For the past four years, I've been attending a rather small school with about 500 people in grades K-12. For the last three of those years, I've hung out with the same group of about 5-6 people. It's mixed genders, most everyone is really... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Don't

From The White House to Hong Kong, It's Da Newz with H. Alan Scott!

By H. Alan ScottSeptember 30, 2014
WHAT IS EVEN GOING ON WITH THESE WHITE HOUSE PARTY CRASHERS? And is there gonna be a revolution in Hong Kong? Whaaaaat? H. Alan explains it ... More  →
From The White House to Hong Kong, It's Da Newz with H. Alan Scott!

This Just In: Taylor Swift Saying Awesome Feminist Things On French Canadian TV Show!

By Andrew TavinSeptember 30, 2014
Last Sunday night, recent feminism convert Taylor Swift appeared on the Canadian TV show Tout Le Monde En Parle and proceeded to be all sorts of awesome. Referencing Emma Watson's U.N. speech, she said "I wish when I was 12 years-old, I had been... More  →
This Just In: Taylor Swift Saying Awesome Feminist Things On French Canadian TV Show!

Lorde's New Mockingjay Single Will Haunt Your Ears in the Best Possible Way

By ElodieSeptember 30, 2014
I hope your ears are ready, fellow Mockingjay news aficionados, because the musical goddess Lorde has just graced us with the spookiest soundtrack single to ever inspire you to start your very own revolution. Yellow Flicker Beat is just dripping with the dark intrigue and... More  →
Lorde's New <em>Mockingjay</em> Single Will Haunt Your Ears in the Best Possible Way

What In Zeus?! Do Elephants Actually Never Forget?

By Andrew TavinSeptember 30, 2014
Hello, and welcome back to What In Zeus?! It is once again time to look at the supposed rules of the world around us and separate the truth from the FILTHY FILTHY LIES! On today's agenda, do elephants actually never forget? It's a pretty... More  →
What In Zeus?! Do Elephants Actually Never Forget?

Wedding Tips with Doctor Who

By Eric GrundhauserSeptember 30, 2014
Let's face it: marrying a time lord would be awesome. Yet despite a string of eligible companions, the good Doctor remains an ancient bachelor. But just because you won't be able to marry him doesn't mean you can't keep him in mind while planning your perfect day. Let's thin More  →
Wedding Tips with Doctor Who

Career Wha? The Science Writer

By Ashley Brooke RobertsSeptember 30, 2014
Career Wha? is designed to give you a little insight into different careers, because lots of teens have no clue what to do in the grownup world beyond “fake it with a briefcase until you make it.” If you have a suggestion for a career... More  →
Career Wha? The Science Writer

Open Thread for September 30!

By SparkLifeSeptember 30, 2014
NOT GONNA LIE: When we saw this license plate in Brooklyn, we had to look up "PLURNT." We knew it was going to mean something amazing, and we were not disappointed.... More  →
Open Thread for September 30!

Awesome Pickup Lines To Use At The Planetarium

By Andrew TavinSeptember 29, 2014
Here's the situation: you're at the planetarium on a field trip. Your crush decides to sit down right next to you. There's a presentation about the infinite nature of the universe playing, probably narrated by the smooth, soothing voice of Neil Degrasse Tyson. You... More  →
Awesome Pickup Lines To Use At The Planetarium

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Cut this Guy Off, but He's So Annoying

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 29, 2014
Hey Auntie! I met this boy at summer camp a few years ago. He was nice, but very socially awkward, and sometimes annoying to hang out with. I spent time with him because I recognized that he was nice, and because he was being bullied by... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Cut this Guy Off, but He's So Annoying