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Does Less Housework Really Equal a Larger Waistline?

Does Less Housework Really Equal a Larger Waistline? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A New York Times article about a study that links U.S. women's expanding waistlines to the fact that they do less housework has sparked a wave of outrage online, where readers decried the piece for being sexist.
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One in seven women admits binning their man's old clothes without telling him (even though they have 16 items in the wardrobe they never wear)

One in seven women admits binning their man's old clothes without telling him (even though they have 16 items in the wardrobe they never wear) | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The survey by the British Heart Foundation also found that a third of Britons feel 'relieved' following a clear-out, while 11 per cent of women say it is ‘better than sex'.
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10 Dog Names That Are Losing Popularity

10 Dog Names That Are Losing Popularity | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
From Vetstreet's Kristen Seymour: Just as today’s second-grade classrooms are no longer filled to the brim with Jennifers and Jasons, the dog names that were most popular a decade or two ago are no longer at the head of the class.
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Skinny models DON'T sell products and neither do celebrities, new study reveals

Skinny models DON'T sell products and neither do celebrities, new study reveals | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Warwick say that female shoppers become defensive when they see images of skinny models - and don't buy the product as a result.
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Sleep-deprived men eat larger portions of meals and snacks: study

Sleep-deprived men eat larger portions of meals and snacks: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
If you’ve had a sleepless night, think twice before hitting the buffet line, suggest the findings of a new study that found that the sleep-deprived tend eat greater portions of food.
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Please Stop Telling My Daughters They’re Beautiful at Babble

Please Stop Telling My Daughters They’re Beautiful  at Babble | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When you greet my daughter, please don't tell her she's beautiful.
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Nerf for girls? Hasbro planning pink 'Heartbreaker' bow

Nerf for girls? Hasbro planning pink 'Heartbreaker' bow | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Nerf has long been a favorite of little (and, let’s be honest, not so little) boys. But more girls may soon be getting in on the foam dart-shooting action as Hasbro prepares to launch the Nerf Rebelle, a new product line marketed for girls.
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Stu Gray's curator insight, February 21, 2013 10:01 PM

Uh Oh, I feel the backlash coming by those Lego People.

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Study: Silent treatment best way to deal with jerks

Study: Silent treatment best way to deal with jerks | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers find it's healthier to ignore people who irritate you than use energy to converse with them
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From warding off pollen to slowing the ageing process: Beards are good for you

From warding off pollen to slowing the ageing process: Beards are good for you | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Think twice before you tell your man to reach for a razor, because beards and moustaches might be beneficial for men’s health.
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Michigan woman's hernia turns out to be baby

Michigan woman's hernia turns out to be baby | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Woman, who thought she couldn't conceive, went to hospital complaining of possible hernia and found out she had a baby instead
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Sorry Barbie, but pink STINKS! Women shun traditional girlie colour in favour of blue

Sorry Barbie, but pink STINKS! Women shun traditional girlie colour in favour of blue | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Forget pretty in pink, British women are shunning the traditional feminine colour as they embrace strong masculine shades to match our power lifestyles.
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For Valentine's Day, men spend more, but on the wrong gifts

For Valentine's Day, men spend more, but on the wrong gifts | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new US survey finds that on Valentine's Day, most men plan to shell out an average of $84.39 to romance their significant others. Women will spend an average of $48.13. That said, not many people get what they want when it comes to gifts.
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Are you a crazy cat person? One in ten prefer a cuddle with pet over partner while half 'have conversations' with feline friends

Are you a crazy cat person? One in ten prefer a cuddle with pet over partner while half 'have conversations' with feline friends | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
While big cats are often portrayed as King of the Jungle, it seems that little cats at home command just as much respect within their own kingdoms as 95 per cent of owners count their cats as one of the family.
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Can parenthood make us miserable? How couples with children are LESS happy than those without (but only if they're married and earn over $50,000)

Can parenthood make us miserable? How couples with children are LESS happy than those without (but only if they're married and earn over $50,000) | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Daniel Gilbert, professor of psychology at Harvard, told a conference in Boston, Massachusetts last week that childless adults are much happier than parents.
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Stop calling yourself old, says a new study

Stop calling yourself old, says a new study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
We know better than to call ourselves -- or each other -- fat. (That doesn't mean we don't do it, but we do at least kinda know better.) Now, new research introduces an additional rule for better body image: Don't call yourself old, either!
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Should you buy a Facebook girlfriend? Three-month $750 commitment buys you soppy messages and a ‘relationship’ status

Should you buy a Facebook girlfriend? Three-month $750 commitment buys you soppy messages and a ‘relationship’ status | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new website called Fake Internet Girlfriend allows men to buy a virtual girlfriend who will declare you 'in a relationship', leave loving messages on your Facebook wall and send you messages on Twitter.
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One vegan meal a day holds the baby weight at bay: How Beyonce keeps off the 60lbs she gained during pregnancy

One vegan meal a day holds the baby weight at bay: How Beyonce keeps off the 60lbs she gained during pregnancy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to her trainer, Beyonce snacks on vegan food like edamame, green apples or cucumbers sprinkled with vinegar, cayenne pepper and lemon.
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DON’T say it with diamonds! Women would rather get a poem or hug than expensive jewels this Valentine’s Day, study reveals

DON’T say it with diamonds! Women would rather get a poem or hug than expensive jewels this Valentine’s Day, study reveals | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to a new survey, the vast majority of women prefer hugs to diamonds on Valentine's Day. Love, it would seem, costs less than anyone realised.
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The Underwear Index: Soaring sales of colourful men's briefs could mean the economy is on the upturn

The Underwear Index: Soaring sales of colourful men's briefs could mean the economy is on the upturn | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
You've heard of the hemline index - where the length of women's skirts rises or falls according to the economic climate. Now experts say sales of men's pants are a reliable indicator too.
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