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Safety or snooping? Schools start monitoring social media accounts of students

Safety or snooping? Schools start monitoring social media accounts of students | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A program schools are using to monitor the social media accounts of students is being described as a safety precaution by administrators — but as snooping by parents.
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Next Thing Your Phone May Detect: Boredom

Next Thing Your Phone May Detect: Boredom | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In addition to collecting location, bandwidth use, steps taken, altitude, and ten other metrics, your phone may soon also track when you're bored.
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Yes, broken hearts are real. But they're not what you think

Yes, broken hearts are real. But they're not what you think | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A broken heart can cause a type of heart rhythm disorder, but most people recover with treatment, researchers reported Wednesday.
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Women are more likely to splash out on something they can't afford

Women are more likely to splash out on something they can't afford | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
One in five women admitted they bought items which they could not afford, compared to just one in seven men, according to a new survey.
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How an obsession with healthy eating could be making you ILL

How an obsession with healthy eating could be making you ILL | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People fixated with ‘naked’ or ‘raw’ ingredients and diets which ban processed or refined food may be displaying symptoms ‘orthorexia nervosa’, which can cause malnutrition.
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Sleep less than six hours and chance of a cold quadruples

Sleep less than six hours and chance of a cold quadruples | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who sleep for less than six hours are four times more likely to catch a cold than those who get seven hours or more.
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Car seats don't always fit properly and it's not parents' fault, study finds

Car seats don't always fit properly and it's not parents' fault, study finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study finds that car seats often don't fit properly in cars because of their angles, and may require additional adjustments.
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Generation deaf: Why you really need to turn the music down NOW

Generation deaf: Why you really need to turn the music down NOW | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A steady onslaught of loud noise, particularly through ear buds, is damaging young people's hearing, although they may not realize it for years.
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Men are more likely than women to pick up on heart disease

Men are more likely than women to pick up on heart disease | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Women are more likely to die following heart surgery than men. The study by the Paris Cardiovascular Research Centre also found that many British women are unaware they have heart disease.
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Naps can lower blood pressure and ward off heart attacks, doctors say

Naps can lower blood pressure and ward off heart attacks, doctors say | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Experts in Athens, Greece, say people should follow in the footsteps of Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher by taking a siesta a day.
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Obese people's brains wired to eat in same way drug addicts crave fix

Obese people's brains wired to eat in same way drug addicts crave fix | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Obese people’s brains could be hard-wired to want food in the same way that drug users are addicted to their habit, new research suggests.
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Women spend almost TWO YEARS of their life applying make-up

Women spend almost TWO YEARS of their life applying make-up | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A poll of 1,000 women revealed they spend an average of 722 days perfecting their beauty regimes, dedicating 40 minutes a day to preening and perfecting their look.
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The unexpected advantage of giving your child a unique name

The unexpected advantage of giving your child a unique name | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
What you call your child may have a lifelong impact on who they become.
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Half of married couples don't know what their spouse earns

Half of married couples don't know what their spouse earns | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Just 56 per cent of married couples said they knew exactly what their partner's salary was and the study found it was women, who were most likely to keep tabs on their spouses earnings.
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4 common words that scare your co-workers when you use them

4 common words that scare your co-workers when you use them | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
You probably use these words all the time, but they may hinder your relationships with your co-workers.
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Want to take someone on a date? Send them an email!

Want to take someone on a date? Send them an email! | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When writing romantic emails, people add more positive content, perhaps to compensate for the medium's inability to convey vocal tone, according to a Indiana University study.
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Heavy snorer? Buy some extra pillows to save your life

Heavy snorer? Buy some extra pillows to save your life | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Sleeping flat can be hazardous for people with sleep apnoea - which causes snoring and dangerous pauses in breathing at night, say researchers from Ege University in Izmir, Turkey.
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50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger

50 is the new 42:  technology is making brains of middle-aged younger | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The increasing mental demands of technology is making older people sharper than previous generations, scientists have shown
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What should you avoid ordering at restaurants? Chefs reveal secrets

What should you avoid ordering at restaurants? Chefs reveal secrets | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Food Network recently conducted a survey among chefs and convinced them to share 25 secrets they'll never tell their diners.
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Watching too much TV can KILL you says major new study

Watching too much TV can KILL you says major new study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from Osaka University in Japan said television viewers should stand up occasionally and drink water to avoid fatal blood clots.
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Millennials hate bad grammar more than any other age group

Millennials hate bad grammar more than any other age group | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A survey of 2,052 people showed 71 percent responded that they often find spelling mistakes in correspondence from others.
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Baby food 'triggers a sweet tooth'

Baby food 'triggers a sweet tooth' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists have found that commercial baby foods - packed with sweeter vegetables - are so sweet that toddlers never learn to appreciate bitter flavours.
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Rob Conway's curator insight, August 31, 3:00 PM

May explain why my kids are a little strange. They both prefer their veggies over fruits. Kale over strawberries, cauliflower over blueberries.

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Add SEVEN YEARS to your life by taking a brisk 25-minute walk a day

Add SEVEN YEARS to your life by taking a brisk 25-minute walk a day | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Taking a brisk 25-minute walk a day can add seven years to your life and reduce risk of dying from a heart attack by half, German scientists say.
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Air sick? Study reveals the dirtiest places on an airplane

Air sick? Study reveals the dirtiest places on an airplane | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It's time to break out the anti-bacterial gel on your next flight.
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