Humans didn’t invent masturbation. We get the urge because our ancestors did too, even back to the earliest mammals and reptiles. It’s likely that as soon as animals evolved brain circuitry that made stimulating sexual organs rewarding, individuals started taking the opportunity to reward themselves.
Last December, a Yorkshire terrier named Sushi ran away from her Houston home and popped up not in a “Missing Dog” sign, but rather for sale online. Sushi’s not alone—the pup’s part of a wave of pets that have been kidnapped and resold on Craigslist and other sites, either back to their owners or others. It’s like … »
Penis means power. The dominance of dicks and those who have them isn’t a coincidence, or the unavoidable consequence of Big Patriarchy keeping women down—rather, it’s a case of simple biology. In most mammalian embryos, the genital tubercle forms very early, later developing into either a penis or a clitoris, subject… »
A seal pup spent the day on a boat slip in Queens, and I will never forgive myself for not thieving it and forcing it to live in my bathtub. »
You may not need it, but this Tuesday morning brings you more news of exactly how awful humans can be. You thought we’d hit rock bottom before? That’s sweet. Also, you probably haven’t heard that some people have been using puppies to transport heroin. »
Here is a photo of a man living up to his potential, as well as three walruses who are getting it done for themselves. Writes Tumblr user feminerds, “My bestie is a zoo keeper, and she told me that because of Jurassic World it has become a craze in the keeper community (!) to re-enact Chris Pratt. You guys, this is… »
My fixation with Australia began as a small child. I was convinced that the land down under was magical and filled with color, excitement, and amazing animals (we can thank to The Rescuers Down Under and Fern Gully for this). My mother also had a beautiful set of Australian Opals, so that helped fuel my imagination. A… »
A team of geneticists is ready to unlock the secrets behind Internet celebrity cat Lil Bub’s unique appearance.
If the wedding planning galaxy is a weirdo cosmic circus into which no woman is adequately prepared to be flung until it’s far too late, Martha Stewart Weddings magazine is that galaxy’s big fat Jupiter: Dazzling and marbled with soft, undulating peachy-pink colors on the outside; turbulent, full of hot air, and… »
A Taiwanese exchange student was on a trip to Yellowstone National Park with her host family when they spotted a bison next to their hiking trail. The 16-year-old girl had her back turned from the animal for a photo when it moved forward a couple of steps and gored her. Perhaps like Oprah, that bison felt it was about… »
Welcome to Loser Sons of Politics, a new column where the politically minded among the Jezebel staff recall with fondness the antics of the loser sons of politicians. Today (because it’s a very big and special day for the former Arkansas Governor), we’re recalling that time Mike Huckabee’s loser son David killed a dog… »
Jon Stewart is planning on opening an animal farm after his days on The Daily Show are over because he’s got a heart of gold and a soft spot for rescues. Can I be his second wife? »
Elisha Cuthbert, Sandra Lee, Lea Michele, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, and Eva Longoria—a collection of names that must have been pulled out of the world’s most peculiar hat—were all interviewed by their pets, and People was there to film it. It’s always nice to receive more proof that celebrities are just like us, right? »