Egyptian Court Reduces Sentences For Men in Gay Wedding Video

Last month, eight men were convicted and sentenced to three years after appearing in a video online that allegedly showed a wedding between two men, one of the most high-profile LGBT-related prosecutions in Egypt in over than a decade. Yesterday, an Egyptian appeals court reduced their sentences to one year. » 12/28/14 12:00pm 30 minutes ago

AirAsia Plane Carrying 155 Passengers Missing Over Java Sea

The flight carrier AirAsia has confirmed that a passenger jet carrying 155 passengers and 7 crew members went missing on Sunday morning amidst heavy storms over the Java Sea. Originating in Surabaya, Indonesia, flight number QZ8501 was en route to Singapore when it ceased communication with air traffic controllers… » 12/28/14 11:54am 35 minutes ago

How Did Those 2014 Trends Work Out For You? (Not Good. Trends Stupid)

Tis the season for the Wheel of Consumption to foist upon women an arbitrary need to "start fresh" in ways that involve wide-legged trousers, by which I mean all that listicle content that's weakly shrilling HOT TRENDS FOR 2015 Y'ALL! Vogue picks (among others) mismatched earrings, gingham, suede, "bohemian evening,"… » 12/27/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Facebook Is Sorry You Relived Painful Memories With “Year in Review” App

By now you've probably shared or at least noticed that Facebook has compiled a Year in Review video for every user, allowing us to reminisce over the highlights of the past year, as calculated by Facebook's algorithm. While some people's highlights included a wedding or a trip, others contained more devastating… » 12/27/14 4:45pm Yesterday 4:45pm

This Dude Hilariously Recreated Sia's "Chandelier" Music Video in Ikea

Okay, I absolutely have a soft spot for "Chandelier" parody videos. For some reason it never gets old watching dudes and SNL's Kate McKinnon don a leotard and Sia's signature wig and really go for gold in an attempt to emulate Maddie Ziegler's fantastic and kind of creepy choreography from the original music video.… » 12/27/14 2:30pm Yesterday 2:30pm

The 2014 Food Website of the Year: Someone Ate This

If you've been reading Kitchenette for a while, you might recall that we wrote about Someone Ate This back in May. Sadly, it appears the Tumblr has shuttered, given that the last post from the site was dated September 10. Still, the end of the year seems an appropriate time to eulogize Kitchenette's 2014 Food Website… » 12/27/14 1:11pm Yesterday 1:11pm

AP Poll: Americans Are Over 2014, Really Looking Forward to 2015

According to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll, 50% of Americans think that 2015 is going to be a better year than 2014. While that is probably the most average statement one could possibly make at the end of any given year, the word AP uses to specifically describe this year? "Meh." How uninspiring… » 12/27/14 12:10pm Yesterday 12:10pm

Greatest Man Alive Pitbull Drops New Video With Ne-Yo For Best NYE Jam

Pitbull's latest album, Global Warming, is characteristically packed with feel-good party jams, but not all of them are populist, per se—aspirational, yes, but not everyone can actualize their fantasies about "sexy beaches/ hotels" when they're trying to scrape up rent. But Mr. Worldwide was not always globally sound,… » 12/26/14 6:50pm Friday 6:50pm

Get a Free Month of Oyster Reading: Choose From Over 500,000 Titles

Oyster, the streaming app often referred to as the Netflix for books, offers more than 500,000 titles to choose from instantly. And right now, Jezebel readers can get a one-month free trial to explore and enjoy the selection. If you get hooked on the service after the trial, pay just $9.95/month. » 12/16/14 5:58pm 12/16/14 5:58pm