Memorial Day Menu Items, Ranked

Memorial Day weekend is finally here. Some of us will be staying in and relaxing and others will be seeing Mad Max: Fury Road on repeat in the nearest air-conditioned theater, but many of us will be attending Memorial Day parties at which plenty of food will be served. As reminders that summer and the pleasures that… » 5/22/15 2:30pm 5/22/15 2:30pm

Members of the Baby-Sitters Club, Ranked

Ann M. Martin, author of the much-beloved Baby-Sitters Club books, recently revealed in an interview with Elle that her favorite character is Kristy: "I feel she set the series in motion." With all due respect to Ms. Martin, the staff of Jezebel disagrees. Here is a very scientific ranking of all the babysitters, from… » 10/09/14 4:10pm 10/09/14 4:10pm

The Great American Menu: Foods Of The States, Ranked And Mapped

What are the United States' best regional foodstuffs? Its worst? These are the questions that bedevil the mind of man—but no longer! For here, we have ranked them. Rigorously scientific (not), ardently researched (nope), and scrupulously fair (not even a little bit): this is the Great American Menu! » 10/17/13 3:39pm 10/17/13 3:39pm

Who's the Best, Most Badass Witch in All of Pop Culture?

Witches are having a pop culture moment, says everyone in the universe. Witches are currently more popular than Congress (but still less popular than dog poop, which is surprisingly well-regarded by Americans). NY Daily News wrote an article about the ubiquity of the witch, and, as a bonus, it sounds as though it… » 10/09/13 4:50pm 10/09/13 4:50pm

Massachusetts Girl Is Awesome at Chess, Probably the Real-Life Ender

A nine-year-old girl in Massachusetts is way better at chess than you will probably ever be in your entire life. Her name is Carissa Yip, and after only three years of playing chess, she already in the 94th percentile of the 51,000 players registered with the U.S. chess federation. Sure, there might be some… » 7/28/13 6:00pm 7/28/13 6:00pm

Coincidentally, The Best Countries For Women Are A Bit Chilly


A new ranking by Newsweek/Daily Beast reveals which countries are the best and worst places for women to live. Using data from 165 countries, they based their rankings on five categories: "treatment under the law, workforce participation, political power, and access to education and health care." And without further… » 9/27/11 5:25pm 9/27/11 5:25pm