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Grandparents pitch in with cash to help raise grandkids

Grandparents pitch in with cash to help raise grandkids | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Everyone expects grandparents to splurge on gifts for their grandkids, but a new study finds that in many cases the older generation is also spending money to help their progeny with basic needs.
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Amazon to launch 'Prime Day' sale next week, will bury Black Friday

Amazon to launch 'Prime Day' sale next week, will bury Black Friday | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In honor of the retailing giant's 20th birthday, Amazon is hosting a sale next week that it says will rival Black Friday.
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Americans lose 2 years of their lives to lost sleep: study

Americans lose 2 years of their lives to lost sleep: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Americans are spending two and a half years of their lifetime losing sleep, with snoring topping the list of the biggest "bed crimes."
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Is it selfish to have an adult-only wedding?

Is it selfish to have an adult-only wedding? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It's a decision every couple planning a wedding has to make: Should we invite kids, too?
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Revamped Bubble Wrap no longer pop-able

Revamped Bubble Wrap no longer pop-able | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Bubble Wrap, the packaging material popular with shippers and toddlers alike, is losing its pop.
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Digital amnesia: Phone addiction harming our ability to remember

Digital amnesia: Phone addiction  harming our ability to remember | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The problem, dubbed 'digital amnesia' is a result of our brains adapting to an age where out phone, and the internet, is always always available, scientists say.
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Dishwasher dilemma: Are you loading it all wrong?

Dishwasher dilemma: Are you loading it all wrong? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Should you pre-rinse first? Should cast iron and wood go in with the rest of the daily dishes? Should you load knives point-down in the rack?
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Why we like long hours... no really!

Why we like long hours... no really! | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Some 85 per cent of employees said that they were happy at their jobs despite having to slave away into the night and on weekends - but 49 per cent admit to feeling burned out in their jobs.
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Move over, brides! 'Bro-dal' showers celebrate the groom

Move over, brides! 'Bro-dal' showers celebrate the groom | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Welcome to the "bro-dal" shower. It's just what it sounds like: A play on the bridal shower, but focused on the groom.
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Babies cannot make out expressions beyond 12 inches

Babies cannot make out expressions beyond 12 inches | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A baby of two to three days old can percieve faces at around 12 inches but not beyond
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Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo Return in New Shows to Boost Boomerang

Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo Return in New Shows to Boost Boomerang | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Time Warner is banking on some of its oldest stars to breathe new life into a cable network that has aired only reruns over the course of its 15-year history. Scooby-Doo first appeared on TV in 196...
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Researchers say parents prefer daughters if times get tough

Researchers say parents prefer daughters if times get tough | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
They say that in times of economic crisis, parents favour daughters over sons. They found the trend even extends to daughters getting a bigger share of the will.
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Women DO feel pain more intensely than men

Women DO feel pain more intensely than men | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at McGill University and Toronto University found the way each sex processes pain is different, with women more likely to suffer chronic pain than men.
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Side-By-Side Comparison of New Oreo Thins to Original

Side-By-Side Comparison of New Oreo Thins to Original | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It’s been a busy year for Oreo: Red Velvet and S’Mores flavors debuted, with much speculation of what’s coming next.Well, the wait is over, because as of tomorrow, there’s a brand new version hitting shelves: Oreo Thins.Going S'mores Crazy With New S'mores Oreos and S'mores FrappuccinoOreo Launching New Red Velvet Flavor – Here's How It TastesThese new and improved cookie sandwiches are identical to their bulkier older brother, but they’ve been on a strict workout plan to lose a whopping 7 calor
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More than half of toddlers can use iPad when they are ONE

More than half of toddlers can use iPad when they are ONE | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers found half of toddlers can use an iPad when they are just one, with 90 per cent mastering the gadget by their second birthday.
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After ‘Frozen,’ a Baby Boomlet of Elsas

After ‘Frozen,’ a Baby Boomlet of Elsas | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Disney movies have proved surprisingly successful at influencing what people name their babies.
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Want More Facebook Likes? Study Shows Best Times to Get Them

Want More Facebook Likes? Study Shows Best Times to Get Them | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new study reveals the times of the week you're most likely to make a splash with your social media posts.
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Americans sleep next to smartphone, study reveals

Americans sleep next to smartphone, study reveals | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Smartphones are getting more action in bed than significant others.
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Half of women would never let their partners see their natural hair

Half of women would never let their partners see their natural hair | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to a survey, 54 per cent of female participants said their other halves don't know what they look like au naturel, with 74 per cent admitting to plucking out grey strands.
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Game on! 'Monopoly' latest board game-inspired movie to pass 'Go'

Game on! 'Monopoly' latest board game-inspired movie to pass 'Go' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Lionsgate passes Go, hopes to collect more than $200.
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Restaurant offering $10,000 prize - if you name your baby 'Quinoa' 

Restaurant offering $10,000 prize -  if you name your baby 'Quinoa'  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
That's the deal currently on the table at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse, which has 159 stores across the country and claims there is no one in the US named 'Quinoa'.
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Sunburned on purpose? See the so-called body art

Sunburned on purpose? See the so-called body art | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Sunscreen is meant to block the rays of the sun, but some adventurous folks are selectively applying it to create designs on the human body.
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Binge-Viewing Is Becoming a Less Shameful Activity: Survey

Binge-Viewing Is Becoming a Less Shameful Activity: Survey | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Fewer people cringe about the binge, according to a new survey. Over the last two years, the negative perception of binge-viewing TV series -- watching three or more episodes in on day -- has great...
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Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year, Says Study

Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year, Says Study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new report says sugar-sweetened beverages like sodas and energy drinks may be linked to 184,000 deaths around the globe.
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Beautiful women really DO get away with more

Beautiful women really DO get away with more | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Whether it's in the office or in the courtroom, a new study by Zhejiang University in China backs up the belief that pretty women can broker deals more easily.
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