This Kid Just Died [VIDEO]: Grief Porn Enters the Facebook Era

Right now, in a place you've never visited, a person you'll never know is dying. If he's dying in a particularly devastating way—and, more importantly, if he is leaving behind shareable content—it is possible that millions of strangers will mourn his or her death tomorrow. Why? » 11/21/14 1:31pm Friday 1:31pm

Three Lazy Shitbags Die on a SoulCycle Bike for Wendy Williams

This week, three Jezebel employees were invited to join Wendy Williams, the talk show host and media personality, in a special intimate session of SoulCycle, despite none of said employees having worked out in the past two months to a year. Wendy's prospect was to promote her debut as this year's Soul Train Awards… » 11/18/14 2:30pm 11/18/14 2:30pm

Father's Beautiful Song to His Dying Infant Son Will Make You Cry

Chris Picco has recently suffered two devastating losses. His wife, Ashley, died after an emergency C-section, and his son, Lennon was struggling to live from his first moments in the world. And although Picco was decimated by grief, he kept it together to perform this beautiful rendition of "Blackbird" for Lennon as… » 11/13/14 6:50pm 11/13/14 6:50pm

Death Becomes Her: The Dark Arts of Crepe and Mourning

Before I left the house to go to the new Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, which explores The Costume Institute's extensive collection of grieving garments from the 19th and early 20th Centuries, I thought about asking my father what I should wear. One of the earliest… » 10/28/14 6:30pm 10/28/14 6:30pm

Supermarket Meats Are Giving Us Drug Resistant UTIs

Just in case you needed more to be afraid of in life, urinary tract infections are becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics used to treat them and have the potential to become life threatening bloodstream infections. Oh, and there's a good chance people are getting at least some of these infections from the… » 10/14/14 4:50pm 10/14/14 4:50pm

Horrifying: Teen Kills Mother, Has Sex With Corpse to 'Lose Virginity'

This is the most horrifying story I've read this week, and it's been a pretty horrifying week. 18-year-old Kevin Davis killed his mother, had sex with her corpse and then left his home on bicycle. He had also planned to kill his sister but told police "I had my fill of killing. It seemed a little much." » 10/11/14 2:34pm 10/11/14 2:34pm