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Why playing sport is making children FATTER

Why playing sport is making children FATTER | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in North Carolina, found children may consume more calories after a match than they have burnt during it.
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Toms uses Instagram to give away a million shoes

Toms uses Instagram to give away a million shoes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The shoe company leverages technology to build brand awareness and good will
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Children SEVEN times more likely to sleepwalk if their parents do

Children SEVEN times more likely to sleepwalk if their parents do | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Hopital du Sacre-Coeur de Montreal analysed sleep data from a group of 1,940 children. Sleep terrors and sleepwalking were assessed through questionnaires.
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5 Foods That Taste Better in May Than They Will All Year

5 Foods That Taste Better in May Than They Will All Year | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Never know what’s growing now? Let’s take it one season at a time, with the Foods That Taste Better Now Than They Will All Year.…
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Study: More checked bags are being properly handled

Study: More checked bags are being properly handled | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
There is some good news for crowded, fee-hating airline travelers: The rate of lost and damaged luggage has dropped more than 60 percent worldwide over the last seven years, thanks to modernized baggage systems.
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A 'dad bod' is this summer's hottest accessory

A 'dad bod' is this summer's hottest accessory | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Are you a man who likes to exercise occasionally but would rather indulge in pizza more frequently?
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Live longer by swapping two minutes of sitting down for walking

Live longer by swapping two minutes of sitting down for walking | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Utah found that being active for two minutes in every hour otherwise spent languishing on a sofa, reduced the risk of dying by a third.
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Why ARTICHOKE water will be this summer's 'it' drink

Why ARTICHOKE water will be this summer's 'it' drink | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The artichoke is is being deified amongst foodie trendsetters who insist just one baby heirloom in a bottle can offer life-improving immunity, inflammatory and detoxification benefits.
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Terrifying 'game' on Facebook sees children vanish for 72 hours

Terrifying 'game' on Facebook sees children vanish for 72 hours | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Authorities have been alerted to the game after a 13-year-old girl from northern France went missing for three days last week, and claimed to have been challenged to the 'Game of 72' dare.
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How sons really CAN break a mum's heart: Working mothers are at greater risk of heart disease and heart attack if they have boys

How sons really CAN break a mum's heart: Working mothers are at greater risk of heart disease and heart attack if they have boys | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Although it isn’t clear why, scientists at Turin University in Italy think it may be because sons are less likely to pull their weight at home by helping with the housework.
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Wear a bright fitted blazer, a slick of red lipstick and ALWAYS don heels: The simple wardrobe shakeups that will get you noticed in the office for the right reasons

Wear a bright fitted blazer, a slick of red lipstick and ALWAYS don heels: The simple wardrobe shakeups that will get you noticed in the office for the right reasons | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Whether it's a plain black dress or a statement blazer, one expert emphasises that a simple approach to getting ready can make you feel more confident and therefore more successful.
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Playing outside can save your child's eyesight 

Playing outside can save your child's eyesight  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Research shows that going outdoors even for short periods of time can make a huge difference.
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Heralded with a hashtag! Royal birth to be announced on TWITTER as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge end decades-old easel tradition

Heralded with a hashtag! Royal birth to be announced on TWITTER as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge end decades-old easel tradition | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
News of the royal delivery will also be posted on an easel behind the gates of Buckingham Palace, just like Prince George and Prince William before him - or her.
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Feeling spiteful? Blame your genes

Feeling spiteful? Blame your genes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The model was developed at Queen's University in Canada and the One Earth Future Foundation. It found that the more similar a person is in a group, the more spiteful they are to outsiders.
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Good News, Parents! There's More Summer Jobs for Teens

Good News, Parents! There's More Summer Jobs for Teens | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
As the economy improves, there will be more jobs available to teens this summer — if they want them."There's a lot more demands on teenagers these days,...
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Why watching reality TV makes you nicer

Why watching reality TV makes you nicer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Those who watch reality TV are able to ‘put themselves in another person’s shoes’ more easily, the study by researchers at the University of Bonn, Germany, found.
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How old do I look? Microsoft website makes a (wild) guess

How old do I look? Microsoft website makes a (wild) guess | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Microsoft has put online an experiment in facial recognition that aims to tell you the age of anyone in any picture you upload.
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How wearing a sharp suit can make you successful

How wearing a sharp suit can make you successful | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at California State University, Northridge, say that people who put on formal clothing are more likely to be abstract thinkers, good at financial decisions and better at handling criticism.
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Eating an apple before shopping primes people to buy healthy food

Eating an apple before shopping primes people to buy healthy food | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who ate a piece of the fruit before going shopping bought 25 per cent more fruits and vegetables and more low calorie foods, researchers from Cornell University discovered.
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Having a challenging job could prevent dementia

Having a challenging job could prevent dementia | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to a study by researchers at the University of Leipzig, those with challenging jobs such as being a doctor or nurse, had half the rate of decline in memory and thinking in later life.
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Why breastfeeding could reduce your chances of breast cancer

Why breastfeeding could reduce your chances of breast cancer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists found that breastfeeding protected against the most common genetic type of breast cancer – luminal subtype A, which accounts for 40 per cent of cases in the UK – but not the rarer forms.
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Experts say womens’ success is based more on appearance than ability 

Experts say womens’ success is based more on appearance than ability  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
If you’re a woman, it seems impressing an employer is can be more about having a flawless manicure. Yesterday a panel of professionals admitted that they judged interview appearance.
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Working moms still take on bulk of household chores

Working moms still take on bulk of household chores | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to a new survey, 79 percent of working mothers today say they are responsible for doing the laundry, and moms are twice as likely as dads to handle the cooking.
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Want farm fresh eggs? Rent chickens

Want farm fresh eggs? Rent chickens | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Chicken rentals are a growing business nationwide as people seek to live more sustainably through local food sources. Poultry leases allow customers to get eggs from hens without the commitment of ownership. (April 28)
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Teens affected by divorce 'more likely to have health issues'

Teens affected by divorce 'more likely to have health issues' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at Stockholm University found teenagers whose parents divorced were more susceptible to psychosomatic health problems, with girls and those living with one parent more at risk.
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