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Has Google Destroyed Your Memory? No. It’s Much Weirder Than That.

Has Google Destroyed Your Memory? No. It’s Much Weirder Than That. | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The following is excerpted from Clive Thompson’s book Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better, out now from the Penguin Press. Is the Internet ruining our ability to remember facts?
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High School Popularity Might Backfire Later in Life

High School Popularity Might Backfire Later in Life | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
High school popularity may be overrated, according to a new 10-year study.
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Kohl’s cutting retail floor space in move toward digital

Kohl’s cutting retail floor space in move toward digital | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Kohl's said Tuesday that it is overhauling "nearly half" of its stores to reduce floor space for products and bolster its digital offerings.
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Modern life is making Americans constipated

Modern life is making Americans constipated | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A recent survey conducted by the American Gastroenterological Association shows that 16 percent of Americans and one third of people over 60 experience chronic constipation.
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Kids who move from nanny to nanny have sleep issues, study says

Kids who move from nanny to nanny have sleep issues, study says | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
US researchers analyzed data from an Australian study of more than 3,400 children whose mothers answered surveys when the children were nine months old and again when they were two.
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Would YOU contribute to a couple's honeymoon fund?

Would YOU contribute to a couple's honeymoon fund? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Newlyweds are increasingly rejecting material gifts and asking guests to contribute towards their honeymoon. But some suggested couples were 'taking advantage' by doing so.
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Smallest pets ring up biggest bills at the vet

Smallest pets ring up biggest bills at the vet | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Don't be fooled by their small size and the modest price tag, tiny pets can cost a fortune at the vet
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Household spending: 7 surprising facts about food prices

Household spending: 7 surprising facts about food prices | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
U.S. families are spending much less overall on food than they did a generation ago. Food now eats half as much of the family budget than it once did.
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How to take a nap that will actually make you feel better

How to take a nap that will actually make you feel better | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The lighting, temperature and timing that will maximize your midday snooze.
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Parents are still failing to put babies to sleep on their backs

Parents are still failing to put babies to sleep on their backs | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Less than half of the babies in the US sleep on their backs all the time, despite doctors' warnings to parents that this sleeping position decreases a baby's risk of dying of SIDS.
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Contact sports are causing brain changes in otherwise healthy athletes

Contact sports are causing brain changes in otherwise healthy athletes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at St Michael's Hospital in New Jersey found that body contact and brain damage are directly correlated - with sports that involve more contact causing more significant changes.
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Would you tattoo your cuticles? See the latest (painful) beauty trend

Would you tattoo your cuticles? See the latest (painful) beauty trend | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Forget armpit tattoos and inked-on freckles: Cuticle tattoos are the latest beauty trend sweeping Instagram.
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5 best and worst U.S. states to grow old

5 best and worst U.S. states to grow old | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Retirement is often portrayed in advertising as active senior citizens enjoying the beach or a day at the golf course. But how realistic is that?Perhaps
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Apple nears deal to let users rent films two weeks after release

Apple nears deal to let users rent films two weeks after release | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Apple and Comcast are both in 'pressing' talks with movie studios to make films available for home viewing as soon as two weeks after they are released in theaters for only $30 to $50.
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How much sugar is in your soda? Panera's cups will tell you

How much sugar is in your soda? Panera's cups will tell you | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The restaurant chain will print the sugar content on all its cups by the middle of September, part of its health-focused push
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Can your photos reveal that you're depressed?

Can your photos reveal that you're depressed? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A computer program was able to spot depressed people just by scanning their Instagram photos. Do your pictures fit the profile? What should you do if they do?
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Do YOU want a brainy child? Play 'I spy' from day 1

Do YOU want a brainy child? Play 'I spy' from day 1 | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The researchers in Washington, D.C., said parents should forget garbling at their newborns in baby speak. Instead, walk them around the supermarket describing the colors of the food.
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How the Netflix algorithm knows what you really want to watch

How the Netflix algorithm knows what you really want to watch | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Netflix has revealed it uses algorithms based on commonalities in theme, story detail or character personalities to help Australian viewers find shows they really want to watch.
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Bigger is better: Why millennials are over the tiny home trend

Bigger is better: Why millennials are over the tiny home trend | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Millennials are looking to purchase larger homes according to housing trends and consumer research.
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10 in-demand jobs for workers without a bachelor's degree

10 in-demand jobs for workers without a bachelor's degree | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Landing a great job does not necessarily require a bachelor's degree. Here's a list of a few to consider.
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New study suggests STEM education needs a rebrand

New study suggests STEM education needs a rebrand | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new study conducted by Atlanta-based Randstad US puts a new focus on STEM education and shows that students lose interest in science, technology, engineering and math as they get older.
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Breasts and diamonds among things millennials don't care about

Breasts and diamonds among things millennials don't care about | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
These change in buyer behavior are a result of less financial stability and memories of growing up during the economic recession.
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How trendy is YOUR home?

How trendy is YOUR home? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Analysts at the site say that Pinners are looking for ideas that are easy, affordable and a reflection of their personality.
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These are the 3 trends you'll want to try this fall

These are the 3 trends you'll want to try this fall | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Instyle's Laura Brown shared a fall fashion preview of three of the hottest trends for the season ahead.
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This is a great excuse to eat more cheese — it might be a superfood

This is a great excuse to eat more cheese — it might be a superfood | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Bring on the cheese board! This news will have you feeling less guilty about snacking on Swiss.
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Staying home to parent can cost more than just salary

Staying home to parent can cost more than just salary | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Work or stay home when a baby arrives? With childcare costs surging, employees face tough decisions
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