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Teenagers aren’t speeding to get their driver’s licenses - KansasCity.com

Teenagers aren’t speeding to get their driver’s licenses - KansasCity.com | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A recent study shows that about half of young adults from 18 to 20 years old have waited to get their license.
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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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Wide and Tall: Instagram Now Allows Landscape and Portrait Photos

Wide and Tall: Instagram Now Allows Landscape and Portrait Photos | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Instagram has always had one nagging limitation: every photo and video had to be square. That's no longer the case as of Thursday.
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'Wine o'clock,' 'manic pixie dream girl' added to Oxford English Dictionary

'Wine o'clock,' 'manic pixie dream girl' added to Oxford English Dictionary | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A surprising number of colloquial phrases and words have made the latest cut into the storied Oxford English Dictionary.
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Recipe for bedtime story: Ideal tale lasts eight and a half minutes

Recipe for bedtime story: Ideal tale lasts eight and a half minutes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The study, by holiday camp company Butlin’s, highlighted how difficult mums and dads find getting their children to sleep when they start school again following the summer break.
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Self-control can sap your memory, claims study 

Self-control can sap your memory, claims study  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at Duke University in North Carolina say the results may help develop treatments for conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and addiction.
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Christmas in August: Wal-Mart's holiday layaway comes early

Christmas in August: Wal-Mart's holiday layaway comes early | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Shoppers can start putting items on hold at Walmart for Christmas starting Friday.
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40% of U.S. dog owners admit they prefer their pup to their partner

40% of U.S. dog owners admit they prefer their pup to their partner | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Ninety-four per cent say it is important that their canine companion like their significant other, and 43% would be willing to end a relationship if they didn't get along.
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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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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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Apparently, shaving a slit into your eyebrows is trendy (again)

Apparently, shaving a slit into your eyebrows is trendy (again) | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The latest trend may have you furrowing your brows. While it's not necessarily new, shaving slits into your eyebrows is trendy again.
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Best Way to Take Notes In Class Isn't On Your Laptop, Research Finds

Best Way to Take Notes In Class Isn't On Your Laptop, Research Finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The research is clear: Typing out your notes results in decreased comprehension of lecture material.
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People are living longer, sicker lives: study

People are living longer, sicker lives: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer.
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Why you should never drive with under a quarter of tank of fuel

Why you should never drive with under a quarter of tank of fuel | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Fuel gauges are not precise instruments - even in the most modern cars, the technology is relatively basic: the level in the tank is measured by a float, like the ballcock in a lavatory cistern.
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Are you a worrier? Chances are you're a GENIUS

Are you a worrier? Chances are you're a GENIUS | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Psychologists at Kings College London found that creative thinkers, such as Woody Allen (stock image) tend to be neurotic worriers. Other people considered to be geniuses are also neurotic.
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9 annoying things parents do that drive teachers crazy

9 annoying things parents do that drive teachers crazy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Ask any teacher what the hardest part of their job is, and there's a good chance they will say: parents.
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Boundaries Shift on Rude Smartphone Use: Survey

Boundaries Shift on Rude Smartphone Use: Survey | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Do you text or otherwise engage with a small screen during a social gathering?
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