Just in Time for Valentine’s Day: Some of Our Favorite Literary Love Quotes

It probably doesn’t surprise anyone that Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us. The media shows us two reactions to this little, commercial holiday: 1) the lovey dovey people feeding each other heart-shaped chocolates into their perfect, air-brushed mouths, and 2) single, bitter people, doubling down on the BOGO chocolate at the local grocery store. Many of us,…

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Which Harry Potter father figure is your pops?

Many of us spent some time this Father’s Day contemplating the man who raised us. Who is he really? Find out by answering the most vital question: which father figure from Harry Potter is your dad? 1. Your algebra homework has come to a grinding halt. You do what you always do in times of trouble and…

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Mother’s Day Cards to Famous (and Infamous) Literary Moms

We love our moms, and they love us! But… more often than not in literature, we see somewhat, er, nontraditional relationships between mothers and their children. Some of these relationships are too good (or too bad?) not to comment on, so when we started brainstorming our Mother’s Day post, we kept coming back to the…

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Obama Bans Homework in Public Schools

Washington D.C. — In a ruling that shocked educators this morning, United States President Barack Obama released a statement mandating the dismissal of all after school assignments, in essence eliminating homework from the U.S. public education system.

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5 Epic Ways to Properly Celebrate Epic Pi Day

eNotes is chock full of nerds, albeit nerds who like to party. So with Epic Pie Day coming up (3/14/15… 3.1415…!) we couldn’t resist wanting to give it proper homage. Here are some ideas we came up with for EPD this Saturday: 1. Epic Pizza Party When just regular pepperoni won’t slice it for Epic Pie Day, this list does. It includes…

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