Microsoft Is Helping Develop a Bra That Tells Women When to Stop Eating

Don't worry, emotional overeaters; your future is bright, sort of. Thanks to a collaborative study between the Microsoft Research Institute and the University of Rochester, a new, emotional-stress-detecting bra and mobile app duo may soon be giving your already fragile emotional state the extra guilt it needs to… » 12/05/13 10:57pm 12/05/13 10:57pm

This Is What Happens If You Actually Try to Burn a Bra

Welcome to Girl Dicks, a new Jezebel series in which amateur gumshoes Madeleine Davies and I investigate a variety of pressing women's issues. We're here to solve sexism, no matter how much work it takes. For our first case, we find out what happens when a couple of feminists burn their bras. » 7/30/13 12:10pm 7/30/13 12:10pm

TV Reporter Admits to Occasional Free-Boobing, Gets Fired by Network

Shea Allen, a (now former) special investigations reporter for the ABC affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama, recently came under fire after confessing on her personal blog that she has — AT LEAST ONCE — "gone bra-less during a live broadcast and no one was the wiser." First of all, BFD. I go bra-less on the reg and… » 7/29/13 5:00pm 7/29/13 5:00pm

If You Are Hella Bored, You Can Make Your Own Clap-Off Bra

Have you ever used your clapper to turn out the lights at night — and then drifted asleep, dreaming of something even bigger? Like, what else could you possibly clap-on, clap-off? Well, one person dared to dream that dream — and they're here to show you how to apply the same technology to make your own clap-off over… » 7/09/13 8:30pm 7/09/13 8:30pm

Bras Are Not From Outer Space and We Can Totally Figure Out This Crap

Good grief with the whinging about your bras, ladies! This one is furious at being told that her bra doesn't fit her (it doesn't). This one has just spent a small fortune on new bras, so taken was she with her own bosom once it was introduced to boulder holders that fit properly. And this one insists on putting her… » 6/14/13 3:45pm 6/14/13 3:45pm

Are Bras From Outer Space? Why Can't We Figure Out Bras?

In the past month, I feel like I've read approximately 9,847,601 articles about bra size and bra fitting and bra washing and bra conspiracies and bra science and bra crime and why everybody on earth is doing bras better than me. This is the thing right now. Huh, they snort. Did you know that 250% of women are wearing… » 6/12/13 7:00pm 6/12/13 7:00pm

Mother and Daughter Somehow Cram $60k Into Their Bras

Ever stash stuff in your bra? Lipgloss, iPhone, cash? I've been known to tuck a few bills into the left cup for safe keeping. But a when a 51-year-old Canadian woman and her 16-year-old daughter were stopped at the US border earlier this month, they had more than a couple of Hamiltons in their cleavage. » 6/12/13 12:40pm 6/12/13 12:40pm

Your Bra Is Trying to Murder You While You Sleep

Ugh, I am like the worst bra-haver on earth. I abuse bras. I throw them on the floor and I warp them in the dryer and I pull their underwires out with pliers when they turn on me and begin to stab my tender armpit-meat. AND THEN I HUMILIATE THE UNDERWIRES IN FRONT OF THOSE WHOSE RESPECT THEY MOST CRAVE. Because fuck… » 6/06/13 5:00pm 6/06/13 5:00pm