Daniel Jobbins

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Back, Sack & Crack (& Brain): a graphic memoir with balls

From his back to his stomach to his testicles, Robert Wells had been in pain for decades – but no one in the NHS believed him. So he turned it all into a hilarious graphic novel<p>Right now, life isn’t so bad for Robert Wells. “I get the odd uncomfortable day,” says the 48-year-old cartoonist. “But …

NHS

Employers can force women to wear high heels as Government rejects campaign to ban the practice

Calls for a ban on “sexist” dress codes which force women to wear high heels to work has been rejected by the Government.<p>It means that employers can continue to insist that female employees wear heels, providing it is considered a job requirement and men are made to dress to an "equivalent level of …

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not actually exist

According to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) model, which is the current accepted standard for how the universe began and evolved, the …

Dark Matter

Tax Season: The Best Deductions for Small Businesses

For 2017, the IRS mileage rate is 53.5 cents per mile for business miles driven<p>Tax season can be one of the most stressful times of the year for business owners. However, it's necessary if you want to avoid audits or getting penalized by the IRS.<p><b>But, tax season is also beneficial for business</b> …

Gucci, Versace, D&G ... now top brands target fashion for kids

The designer childrenswear market is thriving even as parents count pennies<p>To the serious fashionista, they are some of this summer’s most coveted items: a Carretto Con Rose silk embroidered dress by Dolce & Gabbana, a Gucci peacock feather jacquard coat and a pastel-hued Chloé silk crêpe boho …

The Earth Has a Secret Hidden Continent

It turns out that New Zealand is only a small part of Zealandia.<p>We all learned in school that there are seven continents on Earth, but we didn't take into account the new fancy Zealandia, which will hopefully save all our sorry asses.<p>Scientists discovered a massive landmass that's 94% submerged …

Internet turns to @Sweden after Trump appears to invent terror attack

Emma Johansson is a school librarian from Borås, Sweden, and on Saturday, she found herself fact-checking the President of the United States.<p>The …

Your Appendix May Not Be Useless After All

The appendix, notorious for its tendency to become inflamed or even rupture, has historically been viewed as a vestigial organ with no real function. …

“We’re going out in a blaze of glory” — why NASA is crashing a 20-year-old spacecraft into Saturn

Before it crashes, Cassini may solve one of the greatest mysteries of Saturn’s rings.<p>In the 20 years it’s been in space, the Cassini spacecraft has seen storms on Saturn’s surface, sent a probe down to the planet’s moon Titan, and shown us the eerie beauty of the gas giant’s hexagonal north pole. …

'Lives Are At Risk,' Hillary Clinton Warns Over Fake News, 'Pizzagate'

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke about the dangers of the promulgation of fake news on Thursday after conspiracy stories involving her campaign spurred violence recently.<p>"The epidemic of malicious fake news and fake propaganda that flooded social media over the past …

Porn site xHamster is very worried about the Investigatory Powers bill

The recently-passed Investigatory Powers Bill will become law in the UK in early 2017, and it’s got xHamster moaning, groaning, and sweating profusely in anger. At least, I think it’s anger.<p>The bill (also known as the IP Bill, or the more apt Snooper’s Charter) is a particularly dangerous piece of …

Surveillance

Hollywood Stars Are Slamming Marlon Brando And This Director For A Rape Scene

Director Bernardo Bertolucci admitted that the lead actress in Last Tango in Paris never consented to a scene where Brando raped her using a stick of butter.<p>Hollywood actors are outraged and disgusted following revelations that the actress in one of the most infamous rape scenes in movie history …

How KFC, Subway and McDonald’s can help the fight against antibiotic resistance | Letters

By 2050, drug-resistant infections are expected to cause 10 million deaths annually – becoming a bigger killer than cancer is today. By 2050, antimicrobial resistance is also expected to cost the world $100tn and could push more than 28 million people into extreme poverty.<p>Misuse of antibiotics in …

A New Paper Claims Our Understanding of Gravity Is Totally Wrong

What if gravity is just an illusion?<p>A theoretical physicist has come up with a new hypothesis that could finally explain the mystery of dark matter - …

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