You Could One Day Have Your Very Own Designer Baby

Babies are as chic now as they've ever been, but have you noticed that some babies are, like, so much better than other babies? I mean, it's not as if you can show up to playgroup carrying whatever subpar human child you've been charged with raising, so how can you — as a stylish person on the go — guarantee that your… » 2/28/14 9:40am 2/28/14 9:40am

Subway Sandwich Bread to No Longer Contain Chemical Found in Yoga Mats

Subway has been feeding us yoga mats. Well, to be specific: The bread at the sandwich chain’s American locations carries a chemical that is also found in yoga mats and sneaker soles for elasticity. This does not happen in Subways abroad, but the company is ditching it here in the good ol' USA, isn’t that nice? » 2/07/14 12:00pm 2/07/14 12:00pm

The FDA Is Trying to Ban Artifical Trans Fats

The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to almost completely eliminate trans fats from the food supply. They've submitted a proposal available for public comment in which partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) which are responsible for trans fats would no longer be "generally recognized as safe." Somewhere, Mayor… » 11/07/13 11:00am 11/07/13 11:00am

The Government Shutdown Is Crapping All Over Adorable Animals, Too

When measuring the true dimensions of the current GOP’s monstrousness, we can’t just consider how House Republicans’ tantrum-throwing government shutdown affects the human Americans standing in line at the passport agency, staring hopelessly into a faded travel poster for Jamaica. Who cares about people, really?… » 10/05/13 1:30pm 10/05/13 1:30pm

Oh No, Ladies: Chobani Greek Yogurt Linked to 89 Reports of Illness

Since Jezebel is a site for ladies and things ladies like, and since yogurt is the number one thing ladies like/want/see/eat/do/rub all over ourselves/others, I suppose we should talk about how a bunch of Chobani Greek yogurt manufactured in Twin Falls, Idaho has made 89 people ill with nausea and cramps. DAMMIT… » 9/10/13 9:30pm 9/10/13 9:30pm

You Eat Bugs Every Single Day So Quit Freaking Out About It

If you truly are what you eat, congratulations because you're now a bug! Even with pesticides and other poisons engineered for food, large traces of bug parts — like wings, thoraxes and heads — are getting into your food. In fact, it's likely that you eat up 1 and 2 pounds of bugs each year. At least that's the… » 6/06/13 11:10am 6/06/13 11:10am

The FDA Is Limiting Your Access to the World's Best Sunscreen

Ah, Europe. Not only does it get the fancy old castles, the Eurovision competition and Louis Garrel, but now it has the world's best sunscreen, too. Just how good is this white gold? So good that Americans are eschewing U.S. brands like Coppertone (that chubby naked baby couldn't rule forever) and instead having… » 5/28/13 11:20am 5/28/13 11:20am