The Hunting Ground Pulls Back the Curtain on Campus Sexual Assault

Each heart is pounding, dizzy with nerves. Then, elation. The young women are joyously, openly weeping. They're flanked by shrieking moms, dads, sisters, brothers and best friends. It's assuredly the best day of their young lives, they've been admitted to college: This is how The Hunting Ground, a documentary on the… » 3/01/15 4:15pm 56 minutes ago

Storytime With Mom: A Genealogy of Rape

"If two people come together," my mother began, "who've never had any power except by the way of abuse, it's going to be bad. Both of us had power exerted over us as children. I eventually learned that as an adult, I was still doing the dance, seeking out abusive relationships. That doesn't mean it was my fault. But I… » 3/01/15 3:13pm Today 3:13pm

Mob Kills Nigerian Girl Accused of Terrorism

A young girl suspected to have been planning a suicide bombing was beaten to death and then set on fire in a Nigerian vegetable market. The girl, who was traveling with another young woman, refused to be searched at the market's entrance which alarmed the community. As the Guardian notes, there have been a rash of… » 3/01/15 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

"Ebola Nurse" Nina Pham Will Sue Employer 

Texas-based nurse, Nina Pham, was the first known person to contract Ebola in America. Pham was diagnosed with the often-deadly disease after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian man who later died of the disease. The nurse told the Dallas Morning News that she will sue Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and… » 3/01/15 2:15pm Today 2:15pm

Madonna on Fall: "I Didn't Hurt My Butt, I Hurt My Head"

A few days ago Madonna had a pretty epic/painful looking fall at the Brit Awards - the occupational hazards of wearing a cape. Madonna recently sat down with British host Jonathan Ross to talk about the fall (and, like, promote her new album). » 3/01/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Fact: Parents Are Begging to Be Lied to Every Single Day

The very prospect of parenting a child can seem completely odds with honesty. By wanting so nakedly to raise a decent non-liar person who makes you look good, you are essentially pleading to be told intricately embroidered nonfictions of your own shaping. That's right. When your kid lies to you, rest assured you… » 3/01/15 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

The 8 Dudes Involved in Epic Harry Winston Jewel Heists Are Convicted

Three gunmen showed up dressed as women to a Harry Winston in Paris in 2008. When they came out 20 minutes later, according to the AP, it was with hundreds of jewels. A year earlier the thieves were dressed up as building painters. The two heists earned them about $100 million in jewels. » 2/28/15 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

Michelle Obama Fighting Junk Food with Other Celebrities

The first lady is getting celebrities involved in her excellent campaign to promote healthy foods to unhealthy America. According to Politico, participating celebrities for the campaign to get mothers and teens to eat better includes actresses Jessica Alba and Kristin Bell, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin… » 2/28/15 4:15pm Yesterday 4:15pm

Brody Jenner is "Kicking Off His DJ Residency"

Today is the day where the news vortex swirls round and round, eating us all alive until there's nothing left to write other than the Instagram accounts of the Kardashian/Jenner clan. So here's some more news on them: Brody Jenner shared this Blurred Lines-inspired Instagram picture to promote his upcoming "DJ… » 2/28/15 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

Nevada Lawmaker Thinks You Can Clear Out Your Cancer With Baking Soda

Republican Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore suggested on her radio show last Saturday that cancer is a fungus you can flush out with a non-FDA approved drug (that is basically baking soda). Fiore, who was removed from a leadership role over tax liens last year, told listeners of her plans to introduce a "terminally… » 2/28/15 2:45pm Yesterday 2:45pm

Indiana Could Approve "Baby Boxes" For Abandoned Newborns 

Indiana could be the first state to approve so-called "baby boxes" for abandoned newborns. The boxes look a bit like bread boxes, but are actually incubators meant to keep a newborn alive until it can be recovered. The boxes would also include an alarm that, once pressed, would alert first responders. » 2/28/15 11:45am Yesterday 11:45am

Get a Free Month of Oyster Reading: Now Choose from One-Million+ Titles

Oyster, the streaming app often referred to as the Netflix for books, now offers more than one-million titles to choose from instantly, which doubles their inventory from a few months back. Jezebel readers can get a one-month free trial to explore and enjoy the selection. If you get hooked on the service after the… » 2/26/15 10:52am Thursday 10:52am

Tune Up Your Sock Style with Endless Colors from Happy Socks (30% Off)

Basic essentials like socks are typically an afterthought. But with limitless color combinations and the mindset that there's a pair of socks and underwear for every occasion and style, Happy Socks brings these everyday essentials to the forefront. And right now you can get 30% off all items storewide using promo… » 2/26/15 5:49pm Thursday 5:49pm