President Obama Wears the Ugliest Effing Suit America Has Ever Seen

President Obama is having a rough time— Isis beheading a journalist, Ferguson, Mo.'s shit show, Israel vs. Palestine, Russia invading the Ukraine, displaced immigrant children and bombing in Libya— but let’s talk about his suit. Yesterday, the POTUS wore a tan ensemble during a conference that was reportedly… » 8/29/14 11:30am 8/29/14 11:30am

Youngest Human Barbie is 16, Has Good Genes and 'Big Breasts'


The newest human barbie to emerge from the internet's shiny pink box is 16-year-old Lolita Richi (real name? no), a Ukranian teenager who says she's never had surgery and doesn't use photoshop. Oh, and she's never even heard of Valeria Lukyanova. Shots fired. (Also, she really does look like Barbie!) » 8/19/14 7:45pm 8/19/14 7:45pm

​Looters Ransack MH17 Debris Because Humanity is the Worst

It's been two days since Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was tragically shot down by a surface-to-air "Buk" missile near the border of Ukraine and Russia, killing all 298 aboard, sparking outrage and adding fuel to a seemingly never-ending blame game. It's widely assumed that Russian separatists were responsible, but… » 7/19/14 12:10pm 7/19/14 12:10pm

Shocker: 'Human Barbie Doll' Has Bad Ideas on Feminism, 'Race-Mixing'

If you've somehow missed the media hubbub over Valeria Lukyanova, she's a 28-year-old Ukrainian woman who's used plastic surgery and heavy makeup to transform herself into an, um, intense plastic doll-person. A new GQ profile reveals deeper insights into Lukyanova's personality and politics—Lukyanova hates feminism!… » 4/07/14 8:30pm 4/07/14 8:30pm

In Defense of the Word 'Fuck'

‘Fuck’ is one of my favorite words. I love it, I love the way it rolls off the tongue and punctuates sentences with deliberate intent. It’s the best. But ‘fuck’ doesn’t work well in most journalism spaces, except here at my beloved Jezebel, and some think that reluctance to use such an awesome word is to our readers… » 3/31/14 7:15pm 3/31/14 7:15pm

Pick-Up Artists Set Their Eyes on the Prize: North Korean Women

Pick-up artists are nothing if not resourceful. After being cockblocked by all those independent, assertive feminists in Western countries, they've set their sights on distant lands - namely North Korea, where authoritarianism or other socioeconomic realities make them into the ultimate forbidden fruit. » 3/21/14 4:00pm 3/21/14 4:00pm

​Ukraine Fashion Week Forges on in Midst of Political Crisis

Despite the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia, the 34th biannual Ukraine Fashion week is carrying on as planned—it kicked off last Friday and will continue until March 19. The event will cover over 70 different designers, although the turnout is expected to be lower given the political climate. A couple of… » 3/16/14 7:00pm 3/16/14 7:00pm

Seemingly Drunk Alaska Woman Has Angry Thoughts on Obama's 'Mom Jeans'

Sarah Palin — America's drunkest conservative aunt — sat down with Sean Hannity (America's blowhard-iest Irish uncle) recently to talk about Russia's deployment of troops in Ukraine, a situation she warned you liberals and democrats about over four years ago, only to be met with LAUGHTER and MOCKING. (To be fair, it… » 3/04/14 1:10pm 3/04/14 1:10pm

Medic Shot In Ukraine Tweets 'I Am Dying,' Reportedly Recovering Now

Anti-government protestors and riot police continue to clash in Ukraine in what may be the bloodiest day since the protests began. CNN reports that over 100 people have been killed and 500 injured since short-lived truce crumbled this morning. Like so many recent revolutions, the situation in Ukraine is playing out… » 2/20/14 2:30pm 2/20/14 2:30pm

Flames and Chaos Erupt in Kiev as 21 Die in Police Raid on Protest

The months-long standoff between Ukraine's strongarm pro-Russian president and opposition protesters in the streets of Kiev, the capital, has turned grisly in recent hours, with 18 deaths reported in clashes between police and the demonstrators. This gripping livestream is being broadcast from Kiev's main square: » 2/18/14 3:49pm 2/18/14 3:49pm

European Women Want More Than Legislation to Combat Violence

Two seemingly unrelated stories in the New York Times about violence against women in two different European countries demonstrate that if you just listen to women, they'll tell you what they need to fix a problem. A while the answer is usually more help from the government, women usually point to different solutions… » 8/19/13 11:10am 8/19/13 11:10am

Around the World in Most Searched-For Porn Words

Buzzfeed has put together what is, for practical purposes, a filmstrip about the most searched-for internet porn terms in the world, revealing some things you probably wouldn’t want to know about the apparent nationalism underpinning a population’s lascivious viewing preferences. For instance, the most searched-for… » 6/02/13 3:00pm 6/02/13 3:00pm

Young Tunisian Woman Committed To Psych Ward After Posting Topless…

A 19-year-old Tunisian girl was committed to a mental hospital by her parents after posting topless photos of herself in on a website for the Ukraine-based topless radical protest group FEMEN. Amina (last name unknown), had been corresponding online with FEMEN leader Inna Shevchenko since the end of February, mostly… » 3/23/13 2:15pm 3/23/13 2:15pm

Women Are Turning Themselves Into Barbies in Bizarre Ukrainian Beauty…

After 21-year-old Valeriya Lukyanova caught international attention for turning herself into a living Barbie through plastic surgery, it's become all the rage for girls in Odessa to follow suit. As more of these "living dolls" from the city have been gaining notoriety for dramatically altering their appearances, this… » 10/17/12 12:10pm 10/17/12 12:10pm

A ‘Sleeping Beauties’ Art Exhibit Features Real Sleeping Women and a…

In creepy international news, there's an art installation in the Ukraine that doubles as a matchmaking service. "Oooo," all you current and former art history students might say, "I enjoy art and maybe it'd be cool to meet someone who obviously shares my interests." (At least, that's what you'd say if you've never… » 8/23/12 11:55pm 8/23/12 11:55pm