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Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: Future You Can Handle Everything

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 21, 2014
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Dear Auntie, I'm going to be a senior in high school this year. I'm an overachiever, and I always work my butt off to ace every class. I know I'll... More  →
Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: Future You Can Handle Everything

Enough With the Razzle Dazzle! Check Out These Mundane Sci-Fi Scenarios

By Andrew TavinAugust 21, 2014
If you look at the theaters, you can tell sci fi is more popular then ever: The Hunger Games, Guardians of The Galaxy, and The Maze Runner show us that the public is enthralled with fascinating and exciting worlds of the future! But is anyone... More  →
Enough With the Razzle Dazzle! Check Out These Mundane Sci-Fi Scenarios

The 20 Signs You Aren't Over Summer Yet

By Andrew TavinAugust 21, 2014
All good things must come to an end and, according to the Department of Education, it's officially time to shake out your togs, put away that billboard-sized beach tote, say your goodbyes to that guy ("We'll always have ____") and wheel yourself into homeroom. BUT... More  →
The 20 Signs You Aren't Over Summer Yet

What's Your Astronomy-Inspired Name?

By Sydney ScottAugust 21, 2014
Is it just me, or do things in space have the coolest names? Some cosmic bodies are named after ancient mythologies (like the planets), some share the names of Shakespearean characters (such as the 27 moons of Uranus), and others have more modern designations worthy... More  →
What's Your Astronomy-Inspired Name?

Ask Jono: Admitting You Like Your Friend Without It Being Weird

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 21, 2014
Dear Jono, I've got an unoriginal yet original predicament. There's this guy I've liked for a long time. I've liked him as long as I can remember (aka junior year in hs). I've been really subtle about it all so I don't think he notices. The biggest... More  →
Ask Jono: Admitting You Like Your Friend Without It Being Weird

How to Convince Your Crush That You Did Something AWESOME This Summer

By Megan PrietzelAugust 21, 2014
Now that summer break has drawn to a close, you're probably reflecting on all the meaningful things you accomplished over the last three months—namely, discovering how many pints of ice cream you can eat without barfing (a solid four and a half!). And while that's... More  →
How to Convince Your Crush That You Did Something AWESOME This Summer

Open Thread for August 21!

By SparkLifeAugust 21, 2014
The picture vaults are empty, and so we come to a picture of a shih tzu, lovingly captioned by the Sparkitors. Send your pics to contribute@sparknotes.com with your username to be featured in the OT!... More  →
Open Thread for August 21!

Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: How to Flirt When You're Crushing on a Friend

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 20, 2014
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Hellooooo, Sparklers. If you've been hanging around (as extremely cool people are wont to do), you know that I've been covering the ABCs of initiating a flirtation with your... More  →
Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: How to Flirt When You're Crushing on a Friend

Career Wha? The Farmer

By Ashley Brooke RobertsAugust 20, 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 Farmer