Author Archives: Amanda

April 7, 2014

Twinkie Puppy Caption

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createacaption2Create a Caption for Twinkie!

What a playful pup! Doesn’t he have such a sweet, expectant little expression on his face? I think it looks like Twinkie is anxiously waiting for a game of fetch to begin.

Twinkie puppy

Do you have your own idea? Write YOUR caption for the picture in the Comments below!

–Amanda, STACKS Intern

March 18, 2014

Create a Caption: Guinness World Records

Posted by at 1:29 am in Create a Caption, Writing Prompt | Permalink

Create a CaptionHow many cheerleaders can fit in a smart car?

Doesn’t this cheer squad look silly? They hold the Guinness World Record for cramming the most people into a smart car! If the people (or the car!) could talk, what do you think they would say?

Guinness World Record: Most cheerleaders in a Smart Car

Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records

I think these cheerleaders would be saying something like, “READY? OKAY! We’ll say it loud because we’re proud! W-O-R-L-D-R-E-C-O-R-D What’s that spell? WORLD RECORD!”

Write YOUR caption in the Comments below.

–Amanda, STACKS Intern

March 4, 2014

Animal Personality Quiz

Posted by at 1:36 am in Personality Quiz | Permalink

Owl photoPersonality Quiz: Which Animal Are You?

Do you ever associate your personality type with the characteristics or features of a certain animal? Have you ever imagined what animal you would be? Are you free as a bird or loyal as a dog? What does your personality say about you? Take this quiz and see which animal you are! Continue reading

March 3, 2014

Create a Caption: Smokey Dog

Posted by at 1:49 am in Create a Caption, Writing Prompt | Permalink

Create a CaptionSmokey the Dog

Smokey is such a beautiful dog! Doesn’t it look like he is posing for a picture? I think Smokey could be a model appearing on the cover of Doggy Vogue magazine!

Smokey the Husky dog photo

My caption: “Okay I’m all ready for my close up! You can come over here with the camera now. Should I lie down in the grass like this? Can somebody get me some Terrier water and bone? A doggy model has got to eat ya’ know!”

What do YOU think? Write your own caption for this picture in the Comments!

–Amanda, STACKS Intern

February 18, 2014

Largest Bicycle vs. Largest Motorcycle: Who Would Win?

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Question markGuinness World Records 2014 Who Would Win?

If you could take a ride on a Guinness World Record-winning vehicle, which would you choose? Would you cruise by on the world’s largest ride-able bicycle . . . or feel the speed of the world’s tallest ride-able motorcycle? But wait, how do you STEER that thing???

Didi Senft  atop Largest Rideable Bicycle

Photo credit: Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records

Fabio Reggiani  atop the Tallest Rideable Motorcycle

Photo credit: Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records

 

 

 

 

Where would you ride your cycle of choice? Let your imagination journey and post your answers in the Comments below!

–Amanda, STACKS Intern

 

 

February 4, 2014

Celebrity Personality Quiz

Posted by at 1:21 am in Celebrities, Personality Quiz | Permalink

Question marksPersonality Quiz: Who Is Your Celebrity Style Icon?

When we read magazines or watch television, we see so many actors, musicians, and artists with different fashion styles. Sometimes they can influence us to try new looks and better express ourselves. Which famous celebrity do you usually look to for style inspiration? Who is your fashion icon? Take this quiz and find out whom you share your style with!

Your absolute favorite pair of shoes is . . . A) perfectly worn in, black combat boots. B) high-top sneakers with neon accents and funky designs. C) cute little flats with bows on the front. D) comfortable slip-on skate shoes.

Your iPod is always playing . . .  A) rock music. You rock out to Maroon 5 on the daily. B) R&B and hip-hop music. You’re soulful like Bruno Mars and Usher. C) dance or electronic music. You can’t get enough of Rihanna. D) pop music. You love anything by One Direction.

Your go-to school outfit is always . . . A) a band tee and torn jeans. B) something eye-catching like pattern-printed pants and tons of bling. C) a girly dress with colorful tights. D) a classic v-neck and blue jeans.

Your favorite accessory is . . . A) checkered socks. B) a chain necklace. C) glitter nail polish. D) vintage sunglasses.

Your favorite free-time activity is . . . A) jamming with your band. B) hanging out in the park with friends. C) going to an after-school dance class. D) skating around the neighborhood.

You express yourself artistically by . . . A) playing the guitar. B) singing your heart out. C) acting or dancing on stage. D) writing song lyrics.

Ready for the results? Count up your answers and find out which celebrity’s style is most like yours!

If you answered mostly A’s:  Your style is rocker chic like Demi Lovato and Adam Levine. You pledge allegiance to rock ‘n’ roll and like to be a little edgy. You wouldn’t trade your old leather boots or favorite band t-shirts for anything in the world. Deep down, you are a rock star!

If you answered mostly B’s: Your style is funky and over-the-top like Jaden Smith and Willow Smith. You are artistic and wild. You always love to try something new and different, especially in terms of your fashion style! You like being a little offbeat because that is what makes you unique as you stand out from the crowd!

If you answered mostly C’s: Your style is bold and glamorous like Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande. You like to look your best, but you aren’t afraid to take a risk. You love when the spotlight is on you and performing on stage for all to see. Your great confidence is what truly makes you sparkle!

If you answered mostly D’s: Your style is cool and laid-back like Harry Styles and Bridget Mendler. You love sticking to the basics. You can do your own thing and don’t really care what others think. You like being comfortable and you don’t need to stand out in a crowd to look good. Your look will always be classic!

—Amanda, STACKS Intern

February 2, 2014

Doggie Create a Caption

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createacaption2Create a Caption for Bran G

Look how precious Bran G is snuggled up in his puppy pillow! It seems as if he is about to lie down for his nap. Do you agree? What do you think he is saying? Add YOUR own caption in the Comments!

Dog photoHere’s my caption: “Who says cats are the only ones that can take naps? This bed is sooo comfortable! I’m just gonna snooze for a bit. Don’t wake me; don’t wake me zzzzzzzzzz!”

–Amanda, STACKS Intern

January 30, 2014

Tightrope-Walking Dog!

Posted by at 1:21 am in Create a Caption, Writing Prompt | Permalink

createacaption2Create a Caption: Guinness World Records 2014

I bet this doggy would be great at yoga. Look at that balance! His name is Ozzy, and he holds the World Record for the fastest crossing of a tightrope by any dog! (I didn’t even know that was a category!)

What do you think this pup is saying? Create a caption for this picture!

Dog walking on tightrope

Photo Credit: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

I think he is saying, “Check me out on this rope! I’m bad to the bone! B-B-B-B-Bad. Bad to the bone!”

Write YOUR caption in the Comments!

–Amanda, STACKS Intern

 

January 13, 2014

Toby the Terrier Create a Caption

Posted by at 1:47 am in Create a Caption, Writing Prompt | Permalink

createacaption2Create a Caption: Toby

Look at little Toby wearing his tiny striped shirt! Do you think dogs like wearing clothes like people do? What do YOU think Toby would be saying? Write your own caption in the Comments!

Toby

I think he is saying, “Who is the wise guy that put this ridiculous t-shirt on me? And do I really need this fuzzy white blanket? Hey! I may be cute and little, but darn it, I’m a man!”

–Amanda, STACKS Intern

January 9, 2014

Teens for Jeans

Posted by at 2:16 pm in Kid Power | Permalink

make_a_differenceKids Collect Jeans for Teens!

Over 1.5 million teens and children are homeless. One of the items they need most is a pair of jeans. YOU can make a difference by helping to clothe homeless youth.

Teens for Jeans is a campaign to help get YOU involved!

  • WHAT: Jeans. Check your closet for jeans that don’t fit you anymore. Run a drive at your school, place of worship, or local community center to collect as many pairs of jeans as you can!
  • WHERE: Drop off all pairs at your local Aéropostale or P.S. from Aéropostale clothing store.
  • WHEN: January 13th through February 16th, 2014

Make a difference!  This winter YOU can help collect jeans for kids and teens who really need them!

—Amanda, STACKS Intern