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Kids' TV time tied to unhealthy food choices

Kids' TV time tied to unhealthy food choices | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens who watch a lot of television are less likely to get their fruits and veggies and more likely to snack on candy or drink soda every day, according to a new survey...
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MasterCard to allow customers to take a selfie to verify online payments

MasterCard to allow customers to take a selfie to verify online payments | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
MasterCard is launching a pilot program allowing customers to take selfies to verify their identities in making online payments.
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College-Age Depression Is Increasingly Tied to Helicopter Parenting, Studies Show

College-Age Depression Is Increasingly Tied to Helicopter Parenting, Studies Show | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Excerpted from How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims, out now from Henry Holt and Co. Academically overbearing parents are doing great harm. So says Bill Deresiewicz in his groundbreaking 2014 manifesto Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of...
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USA's favorite summer foods are burgers, hot dogs: survey

USA's favorite summer foods are burgers, hot dogs: survey | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The results of the survey revealed a few predictable truths, and fundamental regional divides when it comes to condiments.
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Science explains why time passes quicker when coming home from holiday

Science explains why time passes quicker when coming home from holiday | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A recent study published in PLOS ONE has found evidence of a 'return trip effect,' wherein subjects believed the return trip of the journey to be far shorter than the time it took to arrive.
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More than 80pc of doctors and nurses say that they come to work sick

More than 80pc of doctors and nurses say that they come to work sick | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics showed that though 95 per cent of medical professionals interviewed knew that it put patients at risk, a large number of doctors and nurses come to work sick.
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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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Instagram Update Sharpens Up Your Selfies and Food Pics

Instagram Update Sharpens Up Your Selfies and Food Pics | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new update bumps the resolution of Instagram pics from 640 to 1080 pixels per side.
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Brain scans reveal anxiety is passed down through generations

Brain scans reveal anxiety is passed down through generations | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison reveals how a brain circuit linked with anxiety, involving three specific brain areas, is inherited by studying 600 young rhesus monkeys.
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Scientists reveal why men don’t live as long as women

Scientists reveal why men don’t live as long as women | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A review of global data by the University of Southern California has found heart disease to be behind most of the excess deaths documented in adult 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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