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New evidence supports 'five-second rule' of dropped food

New evidence supports 'five-second rule' of dropped food | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New research from Britain indicates timing really does matter, among other factors, when deciding to eat or discard your dropped morsel.
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Bye, bye American pie: Desserts are disappearing

Bye, bye American pie: Desserts are disappearing | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The NPD Group Reports: Dessert is Disappearing at Dinner Tables Across America Americans Don't Want Their Cake! Chicago, February 26, 2015 — Americans appear to be losing interest in dessert according to a
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Facebook updates suicide prevention tools

Facebook updates suicide prevention tools | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The social media giant released new features on Wednesday that let users flag worrisome posts with one click.
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Study: Americans still financially vulnerable despite improved economy

Study: Americans still financially vulnerable despite improved economy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A poll of 7,000 U.S. households finds that 57 percent don't consider themselves ready for a sudden financial setback and 55 percent say they break even or spend more than they make monthly.
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Aw! Groom reads vows to bride's daughter in tear-jerking viral video

Aw! Groom reads vows to bride's daughter in tear-jerking viral video | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Hanky alert! Even if you're not typically the teary type, we recommend preparing yourself. The following video is sure to leave you with...
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The most popular dog breed in the US for the 24th straight year is...

The most popular dog breed in the US for the 24th straight year is... | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Looks like TODAY has the same taste as America when it comes to picking its favorite breed of dog.  The Labrador retriever, the breed of...
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Researchers find the safest place to hide from a zombie apocalypse

Researchers find the safest place to hide from a zombie apocalypse | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
TV shows, movies and books are full of suggestions of where to hide out from a zombie apocalypse, but researchers at Cornell claim to have found the safest place.
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Your Entire Approach to Your Kid’s Allowance Is Wrong

Your Entire Approach to Your Kid’s Allowance Is Wrong | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When it comes to kids and money, there are few topics that cause more confusion for parents than allowances. When should you start? Should it depend on the completion of chores? If you give too little, are you a scrooge? If you give too much, will your kids become brats?...
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Regular meals and an early bedtime can prevent mental illnes

Regular meals and an early bedtime can prevent mental illnes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The McGill researchers say our daily activity is also influenced by rhythms much shorter than 24 hours, which are known as ultradian rhythms and follow a four-hour cycle.
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Daydreaming is GOOD for you

Daydreaming is GOOD for you | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Israeli researchers also say they have discovered an effective way to trigger daydreams by giving electric shocks to parts of the brain.
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Church video goes viral with kids' hilarious take on Bible stories

Church video goes viral with kids' hilarious take on Bible stories | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Who knew the New Testament had so much "Frozen" in it? Ross Chandler says that there were two inspirations for the viral video created by...
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Do your children suffer allergies? It could be your dishwasher's fault

Do your children suffer allergies? It could be your dishwasher's fault | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
However washing dishes by hand leaves some bacteria on crockery, which helps keep a child's immune system strong, say scientists from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
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Teachers prefer students who have similar personalities to themselves

Teachers prefer students who have similar personalities to themselves | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg used personality questionnaires to study the traits of 94 teachers and 293 of their students. The teachers then rated students individually.
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How the length of a woman's fingers reveals her CAREER

How the length of a woman's fingers reveals her CAREER | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Women whose index finger was short compared to their ring finger were more likely to have what was regarded as a traditionally male job, the National Research University in Russia found.
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Starbucks' new twists: iced coffee from a Keurig, protein in your joe

Starbucks' new twists: iced coffee from a Keurig, protein in your joe | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
As the growth in the number of people hitting the cafe on their way to the office or the gym has tempered, Starbucks is expanding in the...
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Choice of spouse could help you make more money

Choice of spouse could help you make more money | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Just been handed a promotion? Looking forward to a pay rise? Climbing the career ladder faster than your peers? Well, you might have your husband or wife to thank for that.
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Why your pets really DON’T remember being told off

Why your pets really DON’T remember being told off | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at Stockholm University in Sweden say compared to humans, animals don't remember specific events, but instead tend to retain useful information that could help them survive.
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Hush! Be careful what you say at work

Hush! Be careful what you say at work | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
If the Sony hack wasn't telling enough, there's more evidence that "confidential" is a laughable concept at the office. A new...
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What's the Best Length for Eyelashes, Based on Science?

What's the Best Length for Eyelashes, Based on Science? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Cosmeticians probably won't agree, but scientists say eyelashes have an optimal length: a third of the width of the eye.This ratio helps keep the eyes wet, a...
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Scarlett and Alessandro top the sexy names list, study finds

Scarlett and Alessandro top the sexy names list, study finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The results were collated by Laura Wattenberg, founder of New York-based BabyNameWizard.com who asked tens of thousands of visitors to rate names for sexiness.
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Could getting on the scales three times a day be the key to slimming?

Could getting on the scales three times a day be the key to slimming? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who weighed themselves daily were twice as likely to say no to desserts, - and lost three times as much weight, found researchers from Duke University in North Carolina.
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Parents are shelling out more when they play the Tooth Fairy

Parents are shelling out more when they play the Tooth Fairy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A recent survey by oral-healthcare company Sunstar Gum found that parents across the country are digging deeper into their pockets when their little ones lose a tooth.
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You could score free waffles! But there's a catch

You could score free waffles! But there's a catch | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Your next Waffle House order could be on the house—that is, if you're ready to entrust your stuff to a stranger or haul someone else's ...
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Latte foam guards against spillage

Latte foam guards against spillage | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The science behind why lattes and other foamy drinks are less prone to spillage than plain coffee could lead to safer transportation of hazardous materials.
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Talking to your baby bump DOES improve your child's language skills

Talking to your baby bump DOES improve your child's language skills | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The sound of a mother's voice plays a direct role in the child's hearing and language development while they are in the womb, Harvard researchers said.
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How losing your temper CAN lead to a heart attack

How losing your temper CAN lead to a heart attack | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Doctors should provide patients with training - or even medication - to reduce their anger levels, as this could lower the risk of a heart attack, scientists from the University of Sydney, Australia, said.
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