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Fitbit Trackers Are 'Highly Inaccurate,' Study Finds

Fitbit Trackers Are 'Highly Inaccurate,' Study Finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona tested the heart rates of 43 adults with Fitbit's PurePulse heart rate monitors.
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New research says 'Cry It Out' sleep method doesn't harm babies

New research says 'Cry It Out' sleep method doesn't harm babies | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Infants left to cry themselves to sleep will not suffer any emotional, behavioral or parental attachment problems, a new study suggests.
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It's not just genetics, you can make your baby taller

It's not just genetics, you can make your baby taller | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
An Israeli research team discovered factors like such as health and nutrition, active play and family bonding is responsible for 50 per cent of how tall a baby will grow.
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Here's how to wear flip-flops without ruining your feet

Here's how to wear flip-flops without ruining your feet | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
They're cute, but they can cause some damage. Keep things safe and comfortable with our tips.
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This zip code ranks among best schools, home prices in U.S.

This zip code ranks among best schools, home prices in U.S. | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A zip code in the Atlanta metro ranks among the best for median home prices and public school rankings, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors .
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ADHD can be triggered later in life and not just childhood - experts

ADHD can be triggered later in life and not just childhood - experts | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at King's College London found almost three quarters of young adults with ADHD did not show signs of the condition when they were children.
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Uber now lets you track your family and friendsin real-time

Uber now lets you track your family and friendsin real-time | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Dubbed 'Trip Tracker', the feature pushes out notifications when the journey starts and lets users see the entire trip using a live map. The service is available globally.
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What are the best landmarks in the US — and the world?

What are the best landmarks in the US — and the world? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
TripAdvisor announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice Awards for the world's best landmarks, which include spots like Rockefeller Center and Machu Picchu.
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Rob Conway's curator insight, May 19, 1:59 PM
Lincoln Memorial & Reflecting Pool rank #1 in US, and #9 in the world! Fortunately, we don't have to travel far for this one. Never get tired of it.
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Are you 'old'? Data pinpoints exactly when you'll start to feel it

Are you 'old'? Data pinpoints exactly when you'll start to feel it | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
An interactive chart lets you know how old you are compared to the majority of the U.S. population, but does that mean you're "old?"
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Guided by God and Disney, life-size ark rises in Kentucky

Guided by God and Disney, life-size ark rises in Kentucky | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Controversial Christian theme park promises a jobs boom, while defending its restrictive hiring practices
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The healthiest city in America is...

The healthiest city in America is... | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Thanks to loads of parks and a population committed to health, Washington D.C. once again leads the nation as the fittest city.
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Marriage IS good for you, 'lowering your risk of alcoholism'

Marriage IS good for you, 'lowering your risk of alcoholism' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Virginia Commonwealth University and Lund University in Sweden found a first marriage lowers the risk of alcohol addiction by 59 per cent for men and 73 per cent for women.
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Memories of unethical actions are LESS clear than other actions

Memories of unethical actions are LESS clear than other actions | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A recent study in the United States found that people commonly exhibit a phenomenon known as ‘unethical amnesia’ when recalling memories that they are not proud of, making them less vivid.
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What your profile picture reveals about your personality

What your profile picture reveals about your personality | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Using thousands of Twitter profile pictures, an international team of researchers found that personality traits can be predicted based on differences in aesthetic and facial presentation.
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Saved enough for retirement? Not many have

Saved enough for retirement? Not many have | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Seniors across the U.S. are living on income that financial experts say falls well short of they need for retirement
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Mother admits begrudging paying babysitter minimum wage 'to watch TV'

Mother admits begrudging paying babysitter minimum wage 'to watch TV' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A heated debate has ensued on Mumsnet after user Niloufes admitted she begrudged paying £7.20 an hour to her babysitter for 'just sitting and watching TV'.
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Isabella is hot in Florida: Which baby names does your state prefer?

Isabella is hot in Florida: Which baby names does your state prefer? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Alaskans love Aurora, Floridians know a lot of little Isabellas, and South Dakotans are all about Harper.
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Interactive map of America's changing diet

Interactive map of America's changing diet | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Milk, red meat and potatoes were once staples of the American diet. But since 1970, all three vanished from family kitchens, replaced with chicken, vegetables and two per cent milk.
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The myth around swallowing chewing gum is shown to be untrue 

The myth around swallowing chewing gum is shown to be untrue  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at the American Chemical Society have revealed that chewing gum does not remain in your stomach for seven years when swallowed, but passes out within one or two days.
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Rob Conway's curator insight, May 19, 1:56 PM
Okay, so mom didn't get this one right. But I still like to tell my kids...
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The grannies forced to be unpaid nannies

The grannies forced to be unpaid nannies | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Gone is the time when Granny would while away the hours meeting friends for tea or cosying up in front of afternoon television. Now many perform the role of mother to their grandchildren.
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Move over, jerky! Meat bars are the new healthy snack; what to try

Move over, jerky! Meat bars are the new healthy snack; what to try | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Meat bars are the new protein bars, and they are getting more popular as a healthy snack. We tried out a few, here are the ones we liked.
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Purrfectly weird? New device allows you to lick your cat

Purrfectly weird? New device allows you to lick your cat | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Cats spend a lot of time grooming themselves. What if we could give them a little help, with no hair interference?
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Girls Beat Boys in Eighth-Grade Tech, Engineering Literacy Tests: Survey

Girls Beat Boys in Eighth-Grade Tech, Engineering Literacy Tests: Survey | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Girls scored three points higher than boys overall — a reversal of expectations because boys typically score higher than girls in math testing.
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Shift work DOES mess with your mind, experts warn

Shift work DOES mess with your mind, experts warn | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Swedish scientists found shift workers needed more time to complete a test that screens for cognitive impairment, including difficulty remembering, learning and concentrating and decision making.
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Do you mix up people's names? It may be a filing error in your brain

Do you mix up people's names? It may be a filing error in your brain | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists at at Duke University in North Carolina studied five separate surveys of more than 1,700 people to identify particular patterns of memory.
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