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Women's body image tied to what they think men like: study

Women's body image tied to what they think men like: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When told that men desire full-bodied, voluptuous figures, women felt better about their own weight, researchers said.
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Closing your eyes frees up the brain power to boost your memory

Closing your eyes frees up the brain power to boost your memory | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
University of Surrey scientists showed that respondents who closed their eyes correctly remembered information 71 per cent of the time, more than 20 points higher than those who did not.
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Stressed out? Social media may help women cope

Stressed out? Social media may help women cope | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Face it, ladies: your DIY projects rarely turn out like the ones you see on Pinterest, and your Facebook posts aren't universally "liked...
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Now that really is heart-warming: Hats, scarves and gloves are left tied to trees across North America in pay-it-forward craze to beat winter chill 

Now that really is heart-warming: Hats, scarves and gloves are left tied to trees across North America in pay-it-forward craze to beat winter chill  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Items of warm clothing are deliberately being left in public places in a heart warming pay-it-forward scheme scheme amid freezing temperatures across large parts of North America.
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The 36 questions to make you fall in love! Will the test work for you?

The 36 questions to make you fall in love! Will the test work for you? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It's one of the biggest relationship secrets in science, that love is just a matter of asking the right questions. So do you dare take New York psychologist Arthur Aron's life-changing quiz?
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It's official, crazy cat ladies DO exist: Pet owners are more neurotic and needy, claims study

It's official, crazy cat ladies DO exist: Pet owners are more neurotic and needy, claims study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study by the University of California, Berkely examined personality traits of pet owners. They found that cat people were more creative, adventurous and anxious.
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It's freezing, but boys just want to wear shorts! Should you let them?

It's freezing, but boys just want to wear shorts! Should you let them? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Whether it’s a balmy 80 degrees or a frigid 5, some boys insist on wearing shorts.  If Cara Schultz allowed it, her 10-year-old son Sam...
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The secret behind Amazon's low prices revealed

The secret behind Amazon's low prices revealed | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that the Seattle-based company fools users into thinking they are getting a good deal by tweaking their prices a number of time each hour.
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The best jobs in the U.S. are...

The best jobs in the U.S. are... | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Resolved to get a new job in 2015? Make sure it's a good one. U.S. News & World report crunched the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...
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How often should you wash bath towels? The answer is...

How often should you wash bath towels? The answer is... | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Those towels, sheets and other household items may look clean, but are you sure? Good Housekeeping’s Meaghan Murphy is dishing out just...
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California most boastful state on social media

California most boastful state on social media | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A survey that asked 2,500 Americans about their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posting habits found that 77 percent of Californians boast in them.
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America's men describe their 'perfect woman' as blonde with blue eyes

America's men describe their 'perfect woman' as blonde with blue eyes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A group of 145,000 men took part in a survey to determine what attributes they valued most in an ideal date. As well as blonde hair and blue eyes, the perfect woman is also a non-smoker.
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Girlfriends take one and a half YEARS to relax about their appearance

Girlfriends take one and a half YEARS to relax about their appearance | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
For many women, their beauty routines are a top secret operation, with four out of 10 women saying they deliberately hid the details of their regime.
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Missing out, females who play down their genius: Women less likely to take job where natural talent is valued over hard work

Missing out, females who play down their genius: Women less likely to take job where natural talent is valued over hard work | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers said society stereotypes men as being the gifted sex. Successful women in contrast are portrayed as diligent rather than blessed with brilliance, as illustrated by Hermione Granger.
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Airlines may soon charge a baby tax

Airlines may soon charge a baby tax | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Air travel with under-twos can be fraught. But most airlines allow non-seated passengers without charge, or ask for a nominal fee, which is one less thing for families to worry about.
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Walking in 3.5inch stilettos could prematurely age your joints

Walking in 3.5inch stilettos could prematurely age your joints | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Writing in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research, the scientists said being overweight may make things even worse.
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Why you really think it was better in your day: Our strongest recollections are formed between ages of 15 and 25

Why you really think it was better in your day: Our strongest recollections are formed between ages of 15 and 25 | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A survey has revealed 70% of British adults say the world is getting worse but psychologists say this is due to our happiest memories being formed between the ages of 15 and 25.
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A walk a day may keep early death away

A walk a day may keep early death away | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Get off your duff and take a walk.  Too harsh? Too much on TV? Too much work? Too bad, because just one energetic, 20-minute stroll each...
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Napping for half an hour boosts babies' memory, study finds 

Napping for half an hour boosts babies' memory, study finds  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Sheffield found daytime naps of half an hour help babies retain new actions they have learned that day.
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Amanda Carroll's curator insight, January 14, 2015 11:02 AM

what about for mommy?

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More than a quarter of women admit to eating in secret

More than a quarter of women admit to eating in secret | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
One in six women eat in secret, a quarter regularly hide 'the evidence' and one in ten will eat furtively in the loo, according to a new poll by LighterLife. A fifth of women will even stash supplies in the car boot.
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Amanda Carroll's curator insight, January 14, 2015 11:02 AM

because if no one sees you eat tha bag of sour cream and onion chips, it doesn't count, right?

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Should restaurants let pretty people eat for free?

Should restaurants let pretty people eat for free? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
As if beautiful people don't catch enough breaks, one restaurant in China is also giving free meals to those who rank highest in the...
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Toast is a flavor: Incredible food trends in 2015

Toast is a flavor: Incredible food trends in 2015 | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Toast is popping up all over. It's one of the hot new tastes of 2015, showing up in everything from tea to chocolate at this year's Fancy Food Show in San Francisco.
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Can banging on a drum SAVE your hearing? 

Can banging on a drum SAVE your hearing?  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In particular, it can improve hearing in noisy environments, such as parties and restaurants - one of the big bugbears for people with a hearing impairment or age-related hearing loss.
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Jocks really don't drink and 'brainiacs' don't study more

Jocks really don't drink and 'brainiacs' don't study more | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Stanford researchers have found that adolescents have  major misconceptions of what their friends are doing when it comes to sex, drugs and studying.
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