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The rise of 'social' surrogacy

The rise of 'social' surrogacy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
'I call these cases designer surrogacy,' said San Diego fertility doctor Lorni Arnold, whose patients have included a socialite 'who didn't want to get fat'.
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Researchers say parents prefer daughters if times get tough

Researchers say parents prefer daughters if times get tough | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
They say that in times of economic crisis, parents favour daughters over sons. They found the trend even extends to daughters getting a bigger share of the will.
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Women DO feel pain more intensely than men

Women DO feel pain more intensely than men | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at McGill University and Toronto University found the way each sex processes pain is different, with women more likely to suffer chronic pain than men.
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Parents reveal top ten things you should buy before birth of your baby

Parents reveal top ten things you should buy before birth of your baby | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A survey of 2,000 new parents by Which? has revealed that stair gates the are must-buy essential for new parents, which door bouncers, washing bowls, and breast pumps top the ditch list.
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'Top Gun 2' confirmed! Producer reveals casting, plot details

'Top Gun 2' confirmed! Producer reveals casting, plot details | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Producer David Ellison has confirmed that "Top Gun 2" is in the works, and while some things will have changed, others will stay the same.
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Sleepless in America: How Digital Devices Keep Us Up All Night

At least 95 percent of us use some kind of electronic device within an hour of bedtime and it's robbing us of precious sleep.
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Study finds teens benefit from having one close friend than many

Study finds teens benefit from having one close friend than many | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The support of a single best friend – as opposed to a group – can boost the 'self reliance' of children from tough backgrounds, a study by the Sussex, Belfast and Leeds universities has found.
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Want new friends? Get a dog

Want new friends? Get a dog | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Dog owners are more attractive than the general population according to a new survey. Researchers found that Britons believe someone walking their dog is more approachable and friendly.
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How traffic noise near your home can be a short cut to an early death

How traffic noise near your home can be a short cut to an early death | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People surrounded by daytime traffic noise louder than 60db were 4 per cent more likely to die than those where noise levels were 55db – roughly the level of a loud conversation.
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Gmail enables “unsend” option for all users

Gmail enables “unsend” option for all users | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Had existed as "Labs" option for six years; no other major webmail service offers it.
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New wedding trend: Skip the tired party favors and donate instead

New wedding trend: Skip the tired party favors and donate instead | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Couples are ditching traditional party favors and choosing to donate to a charity close to their hearts.
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Beautiful women really DO get away with more

Beautiful women really DO get away with more | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Whether it's in the office or in the courtroom, a new study by Zhejiang University in China backs up the belief that pretty women can broker deals more easily.
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It's official: Getting married really DOES cause you to put on weight

It's official: Getting married really DOES cause you to put on weight | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers say that married couples on average eat better than singles, but that they also weigh significantly more and do less sport.
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Longer hours, lower wages, but happy? It's the new work-life blend

Longer hours, lower wages, but happy? It's the new work-life blend | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Exhausted but happy may be the new face of the North American workforce, according to a new study.
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Waze adds adorable kids' voices to help you drive safer

Waze adds adorable kids' voices to help you drive safer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
To help you drive safer, directions app Waze is adding a new voice sound setting where the directions are voiced by kids.
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Caring or creepy? The growing trend of parents using GPS trackers to keep tabs on their children on holiday

Caring or creepy? The growing trend of parents using GPS trackers to keep tabs on their children on holiday | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The US Department of Justice estimates that annually 340,500 children get separated from an adult for at least an hour and the market for GPS trackers for kids is expanding.
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The rent IS too damn high in the US, study finds

The rent IS too damn high in the US, study finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new housing report was released by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University on Wednesday.
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This Summer, How About a Workcation?

This Summer, How About a Workcation? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A growing number of employees are petitioning the boss to combine work and vacation. Workers often pay for lodging and travel, but may take conference calls or write project updates, spending off-hours with family.
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How much does your spouse make? Many don't have a clue

How much does your spouse make? Many don't have a clue | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Many Americans are clueless about how much their partner makes, a new study finds
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Is organic food tastier? No, research finds it's all in the mind

Is organic food tastier? No, research finds it's all in the mind | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Academics at Abertay University in Dundee found in flavour tests, supporters of ethically produced food convinced themselves that samples tasted better than normal produce – even when they were the same.
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High heel damage: This is the most unsafe place to wear them

High heel damage: This is the most unsafe place to wear them | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
By the time you're 50, you will have logged an estimated 75,000 miles on your feet. And if you wear high heels, you may be doing some serious damage.
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