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Animal Planet: Atlanta ranks No. 6 for rats

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Amazon's Dash button--Not an April Fools' joke

Amazon's Dash button--Not an April Fools' joke | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
"Amazon Dash is Jeff Bezos' latest 'I want it now' convenience stratagem," said Richard Doherty, director of consulting firm The Envisioneering Group, who
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Forget violence, it’s TIME spent playing video games that’s damaging

Forget violence, it’s TIME spent playing video games that’s damaging | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Oxford found that children who play video games for more than three hours a day are more likely to be hyperactive, fight and not be interested in school.
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Google makes you feel smarter than you are

Google makes you feel smarter than you are | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Yale researchers say the increasing reliance on Google and other search engines to answers questions is affecting our own perception of what we know.
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Workers reveal their dream office

Workers reveal their dream office | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A survey of 2,000 office employees found that it's not just location that matters, but also décor, amenities and food menus - as well as a library, board games, great restaurants and a nappy area.
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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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Teenage girls more likely to succeed if they have pushy mothers

Teenage girls more likely to succeed if they have pushy mothers | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Teens who are told to live up to high expectations by their mothers are less likely become pregnant and to suffer the setbacks that go with having a baby early in life, an academic study has revealed.
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Why a weekly trip to the cinema could ward off dementia

Why a weekly trip to the cinema could ward off dementia | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In a bid to prove their thesis, academics from Southampton University are launching a study involving 40 elderly patients - half of whom will go to the cinema once or twice a week.
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What your favourite sport says about you

What your favourite sport says about you | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to a study by psychology specialists Mindlab, a person's choice of sport reveals a lot about them, ranging from personality type to voting intentions and even their choice of reading material.
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Starbucks Is Offering Kale Smoothies, Healthy New Line of Drinks: Nutritional Details

Starbucks Is Offering Kale Smoothies, Healthy New Line of Drinks: Nutritional Details | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Starbucks announced that it will carry a healthy new line of beverages including a kale smoothie -- find out the nutritional details here
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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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