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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

What Does Taylor Swift's Perfume Smell Like? World Domination, Kittens

By Valerie BurnSeptember 29, 2014
Celebs love a good side project. A clothing line, a restaurant collaboration, a dog accessories collection, a multi-million-dollar organic diaper company... you name it. One of the most common side projects is a good, old fashioned celeb fragrance. Because nothing says "I'm a serious artist!!... More  →
What Does Taylor Swift's Perfume Smell Like? World Domination, Kittens

SPARKLEBUTTS, THIS IS NOT A DRILL: YOU Could Be the Next SparkLife Intern!

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 29, 2014
PAY CLOSE ATTENTION, BUTTS, for your whole life's happiness rests on how you answer the following three questions: 1. Do you live in (or within commuting distance to) New York City? 2. Are you a smart, social media-savvy, super-organized college student (or post-grad) who is borderline obsessed with SparkLife? 3. Have... More  →
SPARKLEBUTTS, THIS IS NOT A DRILL: YOU Could Be the Next SparkLife Intern!

Dear Boss, Please Don't Fire Me for Being Me

By H. Alan ScottSeptember 29, 2014

One small step for man (or woman), one giant leap for trans-kind… at least that’s the reaction many are having to the U.S. government taking on their first trans employment discrimination lawsuits involving two individuals that were fired from their jobs because they

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Dear Boss, Please Don't Fire Me for Being Me