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Dutch Test Glow-In-The-Dark Road Of The Future

Dutch Test Glow-In-The-Dark Road Of The Future | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Luminescent paint absorbs energy during the daylight hours and then glows green in the dark. If widely adopted, the inventor envisions an energy-saving smart highway.
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Teens more apt to binge if parents let them 'sip' as kids: study

Teens more apt to binge if parents let them 'sip' as kids: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Those early tastes of dad's brewski or mom's merlot may leave a troubling legacy as young sippers are more prone than their peers to...
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New study reveals that eating chocolate doesn't affect your BMI

New study reveals that eating chocolate doesn't affect your BMI | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new study reveals that eating chocolate doesn't affect your Body Mass Index and can even help you lose weight and feel good.
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Kids’ fast food consumption on the decline: study

Kids’ fast food consumption on the decline: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Between 2003 and 2010, the number of U.S. kids eating fast food on any given day went down.
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Parents’ absorption in mobile devices can take a toll on kids - The Boston Globe

Parents’ absorption in mobile devices can take a toll on kids - The Boston Globe | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Every other weeknight, it’s Marc Kaufman’s turn to read to his two young sons. The Roslindale dad sets himself on the couch with Max, 6, and Theo, 3. Every now and then, a red light flashes on his BlackBerry, indicating a new email. A moment of palpable tension follows: Does he check the message now and risk feeling compelled to respond, or wait until he’s put the kids to bed?
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Quality over quantity: New study brings time-squeezed parents relief

Quality over quantity: New study brings time-squeezed parents relief | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When it comes to parenting, quality actually does trump quantity, according to a new study prompting sighs of relief from guilt-ridden,...
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High-fat diets can lead to depression: study

High-fat diets can lead to depression: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Diets high in fat can lead to not only weight gain and heart disease, but depression and behavior changes, according to a new study.
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Why putting off big decisions could give you a heart attack

Why putting off big decisions could give you a heart attack | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who procrastinate are more likely to suffer heart disease than those who make their minds up quickly, a study claims, because they become more stressed when they finally make a judgment.
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Top ten spelling mistakes jobseekers make on their CVs

Top ten spelling mistakes jobseekers make on their CVs | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New research reveals one in three CVs contain spelling errors, but which are the words words jobseekers just can't get right?
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Final gift: UNC's Smith leaves $200 to players

Final gift: UNC's Smith leaves $200 to players | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Former UNC coach Dean Smith, who died last month, directed his trust in his will to give $200 to every lettermen who played for him during his 36 seasons as head coach at the school.
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Virginia condo complex requires dog DNA samples to catch owners that don’t scoop poop

Virginia condo complex requires dog DNA samples to catch owners that don’t scoop poop | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
This Virginia condominium complex has really gone to the dogs.
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More Than 1/3 of Americans Leave Phones Unlocked

More Than 1/3 of Americans Leave Phones Unlocked | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It turns out that American smartphone owners are not great at protecting their privacy. In a new report from security firm Lookout, 34 percent of American mo...
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Fat cats, dogs have owners seeking better exercise, food

Fat cats, dogs have owners seeking better exercise, food | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
America's obesity epidemic is spreading to the kennel and the litter box, but there are solutions.
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Are you an extrovert? Then you are more likely to be FAT

Are you an extrovert? Then you are more likely to be FAT | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Switzerland's Federal Institute of Technology also found that neurotic people may eat too much high-caloric food to deal with their negative emotions.
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Half of U.S. Households Struggle to Save Even a Few Cents

Half of U.S. Households Struggle to Save Even a Few Cents | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Brother, can you spare a nickel? For roughly half of American households they answer is "barely," according to the results of a new survey by Bankr...
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Two helpings a day knocks 11 YEARS off your brain age 

Two helpings a day knocks 11 YEARS off your brain age  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It is thought that vitamin K, folate or vitamin B9, and the natural colourings lutein and beta-carotene were behind the effects, say researchers from Rusg University, Chicago.
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Mom posts public apology for her kids' 'rude' movie theater behavior

Mom posts public apology for her kids' 'rude' movie theater behavior | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When Kyesha Smith Wood learned her daughter and stepdaughter reportedly were disruptive at a recent movie screening, she issued a public...
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McDonald's to test all-day breakfast soon: Report

McDonald's to test all-day breakfast soon: Report | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Fast food giant McDonald's is making an early step toward extending breakfast hours to all-day long.
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Amazon now provides plumbers, painters and goats with a click

Amazon now provides plumbers, painters and goats with a click | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The next time you need a room painted, a leaky sink fixed or a TV mounted, you may be able to just add it to your Amazon shopping cart...
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Why girls love weepy movies

Why girls love weepy movies | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A research team at Cardiff University found that by sharing their emotions women found the happy parts of films more joyful and the sad bits less sad.
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Celebrities lead trend for gender-neutral names

Celebrities lead trend for gender-neutral names | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Ioni, Ripley and James are among the latest celebrity offspring as Sports Illustrated model Robyn Lawley reveals she plans to raise a 'gender neutral' daughter with unisex toys and clothes.
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REAL reason we love Easter eggs more than regular chocolate revealed

REAL reason we love Easter eggs more than regular chocolate revealed | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Food scientist Bernard Lahousse reveals the science behind our obsession with Easter eggs, noting that we associated the chocolate with happy memories.
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Hipster beards really ARE just a way to get women

Hipster beards really ARE just a way to get women | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The University of Western Australia in Crawley say men are using beards as a badge of dominance, which is attractive to women. A similar technique is seen in the monkey world.
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Google Working on Project to Let You Receive and Pay Bills Directly Inside Gmail

Google Working on Project to Let You Receive and Pay Bills Directly Inside Gmail | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Is this the future of paper mail?
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Phones, Friends Are a Distracting Problem For Teen Drivers

Phones, Friends Are a Distracting Problem For Teen Drivers | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previous...
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Male nurses scarce but make more money than women RNs: Study

Male nurses scarce but make more money than women RNs: Study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found.
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