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Diet slipping? Marketers use the power of cute to make you eat more

Diet slipping? Marketers use the power of cute to make you eat more | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new study from Boston College reveals inanimate cute objects tap into our reward systems, sparking ideas of playfulness that results in overindulgence.
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Having money in the bank can make you less sad, but not happy, UBC study finds

Having money in the bank can make you less sad, but not happy, UBC study finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Money can’t buy you happiness, but it apparently can buy you less sadness in life. A new UBC study led by psychologist Kostadin Kushlev looked into the little-researched link between money and sadness, and concluded that money in the bank is a cushion for the sadness that can afflict those with less coin in their jeans.
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Memo to work martyrs: Long hours make you less productive

Memo to work martyrs: Long hours make you less productive | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Nearly half of U.S. workers say they routinely put in more than 50 hours on the job each week, often without overtime pay. But employers...
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Average Person Spends $142.31 on Valentine's Day

Average Person Spends $142.31 on Valentine's Day | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Can't buy love? Tell that to the lovebirds expecting to shell out $18.9 billion for Valentine's Day, the most since the National Retail Federation began tracking the holiday 12 years ago.
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80% Of 10-year-old American girls have been on a diet

80% Of 10-year-old American girls have been on a diet | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The findings come from a study carried out by Common Sense Media - a nonprofit organization that reviews content targeted at kids.
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Good friends can make you healthier physically: study

Good friends can make you healthier physically: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Good friends can actually make you healthier in the physical sense in addition to improving your mental well-being, according to a study.
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Do you own an iPhone? Then you're SMARTER than an Android user

Do you own an iPhone? Then you're SMARTER than an Android user | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The study, by Massachusetts-based advertising group Chitika, found states with more college graduates - such as Alaska and Vermont - tend to have higher iPhone sales.
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4.4 Million American Men Hide Money From Their Partners

4.4 Million American Men Hide Money From Their Partners | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
If you're ever hidden a purchase from your spouse, you're not alone.One in five Americans have spent $500 or more on a purchase without their partner's knowl...
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How your FRIENDS can predict when you will die better than you can

How your FRIENDS can predict when you will die better than you can | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from Washington University in St Louis found friends are able to observe personality traits accurately enough to predict early death decades down the road.
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Makeup not the key to beauty? What really makes us more attractive

Makeup not the key to beauty? What really makes us more attractive | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Some women shudder at the thought of leaving the house without a carefully applied layer of makeup. But the trick to appearing more...
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Head off skin cancer with a coffee a day

Head off skin cancer with a coffee a day | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists from the US government’s health research department tracked 450,000 men and women for a decade.
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New app creates invisible boyfriends who will always text back

New app creates invisible boyfriends who will always text back | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Minnesota-based app creators Matthew Homann and Kyle Tabor designed the Invisible Boyfriend so that users can experience the fake relationships of their dreams.
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Womenswear brand sees a boom in sales after dropping 'plus size' name

Womenswear brand sees a boom in sales after dropping 'plus size' name | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New Yorker Aimee Cheshire was inspired by size 12 model Robyn Lawley to change the name of her company in order to make it more accessible to a wider female audience.
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Eats Beat: Girl Scout cookie-scented candles

Eats Beat: Girl Scout cookie-scented candles | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Yankee Candle has teamed up with the Girl Scouts to release a limited edition candle collection based on the beloved cookies.
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Who is America's favorite retailer, again?

Who is America's favorite retailer, again? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When it comes to customer satisfaction, it’s hard to beat Nordstrom. The Seattle-based retailer was just named America’s favorite...
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Curls gain popularity

Curls gain popularity | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New ad campaign teaching women and girls to love kinky hair
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'Shock' finding: Memory has rewind button

'Shock' finding: Memory has rewind button | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New research has shed interesting light on human memory.  Imagine a video camera recording, say, the cash register at a convenience store...
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Negative tweets linked to heart disease: study

Negative tweets linked to heart disease: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Twitter can actually predict rates of heart disease, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found in a new study.
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Laughing Gas During Labor Gaining Popularity

Laughing Gas During Labor Gaining Popularity | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
More American birthing facilities continue to offer laughing gas as a pain killer for mothers in labor.
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The buzzwords which are LEAST likely to get you a job 

The buzzwords which are LEAST likely to get you a job  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
They may be some of the most heavily-used terms by desperate hopefuls on The Apprentice (pictured), but new research suggests business buzzwords are actually a turn-off to potential employers
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Mothers ‘apologize’ to their children in humorous photo series

Mothers ‘apologize’ to their children in humorous photo series | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New Jersey mom Sarah Showfety, who has a 22-month-old daughter and another child on the way, came up with the idea for Dear Baby XO after the birth of her baby girl.
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Male and female brains really ARE wired differently

Male and female brains really ARE wired differently | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Swiss researchers found women rate emotional images as more emotionally stimulating than men do, and are more likely to remember them.
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Women who have partners with them during childbirth are in MORE pain 

Women who have partners with them during childbirth  are in MORE pain  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
British scientists, who carried out the experiment on 39 women, found that the presence of a loved one during labour can intensify a woman’s pain.
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Changes in sleep pattern between work days and weekend can raise chance of obesity and diabetes

Changes in sleep pattern between work days and weekend can raise chance of obesity and diabetes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The warning comes from Medical Research Council scientists who analysed data on the health, weight, height and sleeping habits of more than 800 men and women aged 38.
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