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Children lose enjoyment and motivation when parents splurge on sports

Children lose enjoyment and motivation when parents splurge on sports | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study by sports psychologist Travis Dorsch found that greater parental spending on sports is associated with lower levels of athlete enjoyment in children.
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'At the end of the day' you need to stop saying these 10 phrases at work

'At the end of the day' you need to stop saying these 10 phrases at work | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It's time to go "back to the drawing board" and "think outside of the box" when it comes to what you're saying at work.
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Pregnant? DON'T eat for 2! Overeating while changes digestive system

Pregnant? DON'T eat for 2! Overeating while  changes digestive system | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Medical Research Council believe changes to a pregnant woman's digestive system could cause them to absorb more energy and calories from same amount of food.
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The way you talk to your baby could affect their social skills

The way you talk to your baby could affect their social skills | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
University of York researchers say those whose mothers made ‘mind-related comments’ were more able to understand other people’s feelings by age five.
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Some restaurants abolish tipping — will more follow suit?

Some restaurants abolish tipping — will more follow suit? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
To tip or not to tip? Now, rising minimum wages and moves by high-profile chefs are putting the future of the tip line in jeopardy.
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Is it ever OK to skip the sunscreen? One doctor says yes

Is it ever OK to skip the sunscreen? One doctor says yes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In summer do you slather on the sunscreen, or soak up a little sun? One doctor says it's OK to step away from the sunscreen, a little.
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Auto Insurers Charge Widows, Other Single Women More: Study

Auto Insurers Charge Widows, Other Single Women More: Study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new study finds that major auto insurance companies are penalizing widows, divorcees and other single women with higher rates.
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Amanda Carroll's curator insight, July 28, 9:34 AM

hey!  I think I should get a discount!  BEcause I'm not driving while arguing with someone on my way to church.... nmot that that ever happens...

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Can't control your shopping habit? You're probably an extrovert

Can't control your shopping habit? You're probably an extrovert | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Extroverts are far more likely to indulge in impulsive spending, have higher credit card debts and reduced savings, researchers say.
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Coffee may ward off breast cancer

Coffee may ward off breast cancer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Coffee may protect women against breast cancer, say Swedish researchers. They analysed two decades of data from more than 40,000 women.
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Why premature babies could turn into neurotic grown-ups

Why premature babies could turn into neurotic grown-ups | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Experts at the universities of Warwick, Oxford and Brighton have warned that infants born more than five weeks early are more likely to become introverted, risk averse and neurotic in later life.
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4-year-olds don't care much for crummy prizes

4-year-olds don't care much for crummy prizes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New research suggests children as young as 6 are less likely to give up relatively crummy prizes if they were earned with hard work.
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Coffe shop customers will judge you if you order a complicated drink

Coffe shop customers will judge you if you order a complicated drink | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The next time you start ratting off your large and complicated coffee order, be aware that half the people half the people in the cafe are making a judgement about you based on what you drink.
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Sarcasm might be the lowest form of wit but it makes people brighter

Sarcasm might be the lowest form of wit but it makes people brighter | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who make sarcastic comments are often accused of using the lowest form of wit but new research suggests sarcasm might make you more intelligent.
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Children who use iPads could suffer from chronic neck and back pain

Children who use iPads could suffer from chronic neck and back pain | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Stephanie Cassidy, a Melbourne-based occupational therapist, said children should spend a maximum of half an hour in a fixed position before moving again.
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Private Jet Upgrades Now a Super Perk for a Few Delta Fliers

Private Jet Upgrades Now a Super Perk for a Few Delta Fliers | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Delta Air Lines will soon begin offering a new upgrade option to select fliers that will literally land them outside the plane: a seat on a private jet.
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Women who date younger men are more likely to enjoy better career success

Women who date younger men are more likely to enjoy better career success | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
So-called ‘cougars’ enjoy better career success, are more open about what they want and are more likely to approach men first, according to a survey of online daters.
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Blackboards, recess: Iconic items disappearing from schools

Blackboards, recess: Iconic items disappearing from schools | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The TODAY anchors reminisce about their school days as they run through a list of things disappearing from schools these days, including blackboards (replaced by whiteboards) and… recess!
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'Instagram for dogs': The new social media site worth barking about

'Instagram for dogs': The new social media site worth barking about | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Love adorable pics of pups? Like to photograph your own pooch? Then you'll love this new site being called the "Instagram for dogs."
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Decline of Back-to-School Spending Reflects New Consumer Habits

Decline of Back-to-School Spending Reflects New Consumer Habits | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Consumers are increasingly stocking up on school essentials throughout the year, reducing the back-to-school shopping's importance to retailers.
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New fathers become sexist after birth of first child

New fathers become sexist after birth of first child | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The study of 1,800 new parents in Australia found many new fathers take on more stereotypical views regarding motherhood and women's roles in the house following the birth of their first child.
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KISSING overtakes smoking as leading risk for head and neck cancers

KISSING overtakes smoking as leading risk for head and neck cancers | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
HPV has long been a concern for gynaecologists as one of the leading causes of cervical cancers, but a Darwin doctor has spoken out on the dangers of an infection in the oropharynx.
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Struggling to remember something? Sleep on it

Struggling to remember something? Sleep on it | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Volunteers taking part in a study at the University of Exeter were asked to remember made-up words either before a night’s sleep or after 12 hours of wakefulness.
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About to have a baby? Why not invite your friends along to watch!

About to have a baby? Why not invite your friends along to watch! | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Expectant mothers are now taking up to eight people into the delivery suite for the birth of their new baby in a new 'crowdbirthing' phenomenon sweeping the UK.
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Study: Some new moms get too little advice from doctors

Study: Some new moms get too little advice from doctors | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New mothers get a lot of advice, but when it comes to key issues of infant health and safety, some moms hear surprisingly little from doctors, a new study shows.
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Calorie consumption in US down since 2003 as people drink less soda

Calorie consumption in US down since 2003 as people drink less soda | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
After decades in which American eating habits have got steadily worse, with fat and sugar consumption fueling obesity, the US is finally pulling out of the calorie nosedive.
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Placebo effect IS real - even when patients know the treatment is fake

Placebo effect IS real - even when patients know the treatment is fake | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Colorado in Boulder found that people can still feel the benefit from a pain relief treatment even when they are aware it has no medical value.
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