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Woman Was Reported to HR for Having Period Cramps and People Are Outraged

Post by Kathleen Wong. For some unnecessary reason, having your period in the workplace turns a normal week into a shameful one. From trying our best to be discreet about carrying tampons into the restroom to struggling to focus while suffering from cramps, many of us would argue the workplace has a long way to go when it comes to period acceptance. Show More Summary

Tom Price may be gone, but the Trump administration's sabotage of Obamacare is moving ahead at full speed

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is gone, ushered out of office last week after being caught causing $1 million in unnecessary taxpayer expense by chartering private planes and taking military aircraft around the country and the world instead of flying commercial, like normal people....

Travelmate Suitcase Follows You Like a Robot Puppy

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets :

This week in unnecessary products: Travelmate is a fully autonomous robot suitcase that follows you through the airport, on your daily commute, or just down the street for a walk. Available to pre-order […] The post Travelmate Suitcase Follows You Like a Robot Puppy appeared first on

The Sad (Unnecessary?) Decline Of The Cartooning Business

"Almost a decade ago, these artists—freelancers who face stiff competition for 15 slots each week in the print magazine—could count on licensing deals for substantial passive income. Some received monthly checks as high as $8,000; others regularly saw one or two thousand dollars. Today, even those who saw the highest royalties receive only a few […]

For the record

This week’s corrections “Revealed: scale of ‘unnecessary’ NHS deaths” (News, last week, page 1), contained several editing errors. The article concerned a report by the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death into the use of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in patients with severe breathing difficulties. Show More Summary

What’s missing from the modern car?

3 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I never thought I’d be the kind of person who valued heated seats in their car. They seemed like such an unnecessary indulgence. But boy, I’ve been appreciating them over these last few weeks of cold weather in our region. It’s about that time of year in Canberra where we all just get sick to […]

Haha, Cause He's Seal, Get It? And Sharks Eat Seals? This All Feels Unnecessary.

3 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Sharktacular 2017 on Discovery at 8:00pm ET. Hey, it's Shark Week again! Do we still get excited about Shark Week? Or is it one of those things that the internet ruined with hyperbolic enthusiasm that ended up in a place...

British Election Sends Shockwaves Felt Here and Abroad

Last week’s General Election in the United Kingdom was a disaster for the new conservative government of Prime Minster Theresa May. Having called the unnecessary “snap” elections in order to

5 things to know about prostate cancer during Men’s Health Week

Get smart during Men's Health Week by learning about the latest prostate cancer news, including how a new test offered through Mayo Clinic is reducing unnecessary biopsies. Here are five things to know: 1.  One in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. "Prostate cancer is […]

Dear Mark: Keto Follow-Up

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering some questions from the comment board of last week’s Definitive Guide to Keto. You folks came up with some great ones. Is counting carbs in non-starchy vegetables still unnecessary on a...Show More Summary

Why iPhone users don’t really need Amazon's new Echo Show

5 months agoTechnology / Apple : Macworld

Last week, Amazon unveiled its latest Echo product, the Echo Show. But for iPhone users, the Echo Show seems unnecessary. In this week’s episode of The iPhone Show, I break down the Echo Show’s main selling points and wonder whether we need another touchscreen device in the house. Show More Summary

Nissan ‘Develops’ Unnecessary Signal Shield to Eliminate Smartphone Distractions While Driving

Last week, Nissan’s European division proudly announced that it had developed a new feature for use in the Juke that effectively eliminates all cellular signals. In the release, the company praised its UK team for coming up with a 21st...Show More Summary

WTF: ‘Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ is a Movie?

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

This week in completely unnecessary ideas that you didn’t think were even possible, there’s a straight-to-DVD movie inserting Tom and Jerry into a shot-for-shot animated version of the 1971 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Let that sink in. Show More Summary

No more kisses for Comey: FBI director and Donald Trump are no longer besties

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

When James Comey issued his infamous letter less than two weeks before the election, he was instantly Donald Trump’s favorite person on earth. Comey’s ill-timed and unnecessary letter got front page (and full page) attention in major newspapers and 24-hour play on the news, utterly dominating coverage and reversing the momentum of the election. Show More Summary

103 Things You Should Always Throw Away

Nothing will have you feeling more refreshed than decluttering your living space from unnecessary stuff. Here are all the things you can and should throw away on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to free space in your home. While most of these items can be tossed in the trash or recycled, some can also be sold or donated. Show More Summary

Speed Bag: Derrick Lewis-Travis Browne late stoppage inspires rule that begs one simple question

The onslaught of unnecessary punches from Derrick Lewis to Travis Browne’s face in his knockout win last week begs the question: Where you at, ref?Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

This Condom for Your AirPods Is Totally Unnecessary

9 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

AirPods, Apple’s tiny wireless headphones, still aren’t in stock most places, and online orders still take six weeks to arrive, but that hasn’t stopped the third-party accessory market from piling on with unnecessary gadgets. Read more...

Trading Shots: Did Donald Cerrone take unnecessary punishment against Jorge Masvidal?

In this week’s Trading Shots, should Donald Cerrone have been stopped after the first round at UFC on FOX 23, either by the referee or by his own coaches? Ben Fowlkes and Danny Downes debate.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

This Was Unnecessary

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Today at Men’s Fashion Week in Paris, Balenciaga showed a melange of gear emblazoned with Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign logo except with his name replaced with the Balenciaga logo. Because nothing says Bernie Sanders like $2,700 sport coats and $445 short pants! Read more...

A’Shawn Robinson not fined for roughing call vs. Elliott

Lions defensive lineman A’Shawn Robinson was not fined for his unnecessary roughness penalty in last week’s loss to the Cowboys, PFT has confirmed. Robinson was flagged for what was essentially a body slam of Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. After the game Elliott called Robinson “a dirty player,” but an NFL review of that play…

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