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Wedding guests receive bill for missed meals

Wedding guests receive bill for missed meals | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Note accompanying invoice asked for reimbursement and explanation for why they didn't attend.
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Gender Bias at Work Turns Up in Feedback

Gender Bias at Work Turns Up in Feedback | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Research suggests that unconscious bias results in men and women being assessed differently at work—and affects women’s advancement.
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Computer-Aided Mammograms Bloat Costs, Don't Save Lives: Study

Computer-Aided Mammograms Bloat Costs, Don't Save Lives: Study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Computer-assisted detection used in most U.S. mammograms doesn't catch any more tumors but it costs a lot more, researchers say.
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Vinyl Records See a Comeback During Music's Digital Age

Vinyl Records See a Comeback During Music's Digital Age | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
"It's a great time for records," said Dave Hansen, an owner of Independent Record Pressing in Bordentown, New Jersey.
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Would you take food advice from a fat person?

Would you take food advice from a fat person? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at Cornell University found when a blogger is overweight, readers are far more skeptical of the information they provide when compared with a thin blogger's identical advise.
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Words we use online can give away our race and even how much we earn

Words we use online can give away our race and even how much we earn | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Lower socioeconomic status users use Twitter as communication means, while high-income people use it more to disseminate news.
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Infographic reveals meanings behind confusing food labels

Infographic reveals meanings behind confusing food labels | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
There are a myriad confusing terms used on labels. A new infographic makes things clear with simple definitions of terms such as 'grass-fed', 'grass-finished' and 'pasture-raised'.
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Keurig's Home-Brew Coca-Cola Machine Launches Tuesday

Keurig's Home-Brew Coca-Cola Machine Launches Tuesday | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Sales of both Keurig coffee makers and soda are declining. But both Keurig and Coca-Cola are betting consumers will want to make their own soda at home.
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Pass the Butter and Pour on the Olive Oil, Experts Say

Pass the Butter and Pour on the Olive Oil, Experts Say | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who lay off the butter and cheese and who pour olive oil onto their salads instead live longer and lower their risk of heart disease.
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The anti-ogling shirt

The anti-ogling shirt | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The smart shirt uses cameras to detect when it is being stared at - and smart fibres in it move to stare back. It can even detect the age and gender of onlookers.
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Is this why men are more likely to get promoted?

Is this why men are more likely to get promoted? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at Duke University in North Carolina found most people associate the ability to think creatively with 'masculine qualities' such as risk-taking and self-reliance.
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Death of the family meal as one in four eat alone

Death of the family meal as one in four eat alone | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
As many as 89 per cent of the 5,000 adults surveyed said they regularly miss one main meal most of the time, and 88 per cent said they often grab a quick snack to eat between meals.
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You're not it! What happened when one school tried to ban tag at recess

You're not it! What happened when one school tried to ban tag at recess | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It was meant to be the latest no-go territory on one school playground.
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Half of Millennials merge finances before marriage

Half of Millennials merge finances before marriage | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
As more Millennial couples move in together before marriage, they're also approaching finances as a team.
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Dairy, Supplements Do Little For Bones, Study Finds

Dairy, Supplements Do Little For Bones, Study Finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new study should put the final nail in the coffin for any lingering beliefs that calcium supplements are good for you.
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Empowering Girls, Removing Mirrors - NBC News

Empowering Girls, Removing Mirrors - NBC News | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Kentucky teacher comes up with unique way to boost the self-esteem of middle school students. WLWT's Sheree Paolello reports.
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Not getting enough sleep? It turns out you're not alone

Not getting enough sleep? It turns out you're not alone | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Checking phones and iPads in bed delays sleep for 75 minutes, a study found, and people who drink six cups of coffee lose two hours sleep a night
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How education makes you healthier

How education makes you healthier | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The longer a pupil studies, the bigger the benefit. A one-year difference in education led to 16 per cent more rating their own health as good instead of mediocre.
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TiVo's QuickMode will let you watch shows 30 percent faster

TiVo's QuickMode will let you watch shows 30 percent faster | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
TiVo is about to offer TV viewers a chance for a quickie — every night. The DVR maker is expected to introduce on Wednesday new technology that will allow users to view programs 30 percent faster t...
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Wash the Dishes and Cleanse the Mind?

Wash the Dishes and Cleanse the Mind? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Washing the dishes may be a convenient detox for overwrought minds, a study shows. Mindfulness, a form of therapeutic meditation, seemed to improve dishwashers’ experience
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American Girl Dolls, Wiffle Ball, Jenga Among 12 Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

American Girl Dolls, Wiffle Ball, Jenga Among 12 Toy Hall of Fame Finalists | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Last year, little green Army men, the Rubik's Cube and bubbles took their place in the hall, joining 53 other old favorites.
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Cavy lovers new craze for genetically modified hairless guinea pigs

Cavy lovers new craze for genetically modified hairless guinea pigs | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Animal lovers nationwide are going wild for the new bald breed of guinea pig which are just a few inches long and can easily fit in the palm of your hand.
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Just TWO cans of soda a day 'increases risk heart attack and diabetes'

Just TWO cans of soda a day 'increases risk heart attack and diabetes' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A Harvard study warns just two cans of sugary fizzy drinks a day increases the risk of heart attack or fatal heart disease by a third, the risk of type 2 diabetes by 26 per cent and stroke by 16 per cent.
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Difficulty sleeping 'could be a sign of mental health problems'

Difficulty sleeping 'could be a sign of mental health problems' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Children who have disturbed sleep may be at risk of autism, anxiety, depression or schizophrenia, researchers from the University of London and Tel Aviv University found.
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Toppling TV sets are injuring more kids, study finds

Toppling TV sets are injuring more kids, study finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
More children are being severely injured by toppling TV sets and most of those accidents could have been prevented, a new study suggests.
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