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Cats are as intelligent as dogs

Cats are as intelligent as dogs | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It’s hoped that the research, by Kyoto University in Japan, will help scientists get a deeper understanding of cats and their relationship with humans.
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Professor reveals how taking laptops to class can lower grades

Professor reveals how taking laptops to class can lower grades | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A professor at Michigan State University found that students spent, on average, more than a third of class time searching nonacademic website and were more likely to receive low exam scores.
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Fat shaming drives up victims' risk of heart disease, study warns

Fat shaming drives up victims' risk of heart disease, study warns | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The research published in the journal Obesity found the stress of cyber-bullying takes a potentially fatal toll on the health of overweight people.
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Busy mothers share the VERY clever housework hacks that will transform your life

Busy mothers share the VERY clever housework hacks that will transform your life | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
From cleaning the shower while you're in it to storing duvet sets inside their pillow case and using IKEA bags as laundry bags, these are Mumsnet users' ultimate housework hacks.
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Why being a NIGHT OWL could be a sign of intelligence

Why being a NIGHT OWL could be a sign of intelligence | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
British researchers have found people who are night owls are more intelligent than those who go to bed and wake up early. They are also likely to earn more money.
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These crazy 'wire nails' are the must-have manicure of 2017

These crazy 'wire nails' are the must-have manicure of 2017 | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The phrase "hard as nails" has a whole new meaning with the new wire nails trend.
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Dying from cancer: Could your location determine your fate?

Dying from cancer: Could your location determine your fate? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Americans in certain struggling regions of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, despite the falling cancer death rate nationwide
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Children prefer their PETS to their siblings

Children prefer their PETS to their siblings | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Children prefer their pets to their siblings and having a dog, compared to other pets, causes the least amount of conflict in a family. according to the University of Cambridge (stock image).
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Proof that women ARE better multi-taskers

Proof that women ARE better multi-taskers | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Swiss scientists say that women are able to multi-task more than men due to the effect of oestrogen on the brain, which enhances cognitive control and ‘inhibits inappropriate responses.’
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Your childhood is a lie. Swallowing gum is totally fine

Your childhood is a lie. Swallowing gum is totally fine | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
White House press secretary Sean Spicer chews and swallows two and a half packs of gum before noon and "it's no problem."
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The best of the best U.S. jobs are tech, tech, tech

The best of the best U.S. jobs are tech, tech, tech | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Keeping taking those math and science classes. Glassdoor employee survey finds 14 of the top 50 jobs are reserved for tech-skilled workers.
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What IS a good night's sleep? A new study explains...

What IS a good night's sleep? A new study explains... | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The first guidance to be published on what exactly makes up a good night's sleep shows many more of us are struggling than we might think.
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Just one cheeseburger is enough to alter your body's metabolism

Just one cheeseburger is enough to alter your body's metabolism | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
While a fit body might be able to recover from one such meal, regular big helpings of rich, fatty food are likely to cause lasting damage, scientists from the German Diabetes Centre in Dusseldorf say.
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Pick your roommates carefully! Their GENES affect your health 

Pick your roommates carefully! Their GENES affect your health  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study from the European Bioinformatic Institute has found that there is a genetic basis for why your health and well-being is influenced by your partner or roommate.
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People with a dark sense of humour are more intelligent

People with a dark sense of humour are more intelligent | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Medical University of Vienna asked 156 participants to rate dark humour cartoons. The people who enjoyed the jokes performed highly on tests for verbal and non-verbal intelligence.
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Women are ousting men from man caves to create 'she sheds'

Women are ousting men from man caves to create 'she sheds' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Women are creating their own 'she sheds' at the bottom of the garden to carve out a quiet spaces away from the demands of family life and children with sticky fingers - with very glamorous results.
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Why you should wake up to a COLD shower

Why you should wake up to a COLD shower | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Just the thought of it might be enough to give you the shivers. But a cold shower every day could be the secret to a slimmer waist, smoother skin and shinier hair — not to mention our well-being.
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Forget the terrible twos! Experts reveal 'threenagers' are worse

Forget the terrible twos! Experts reveal 'threenagers' are worse | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Australian parenting experts now believe that three-year-olds have worse temper tantrums than the terrible twos. So much so that they have been dubbed 'threenagers'.
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Do you mix up your children's names? Here's why

Do you mix up your children's names? Here's why | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers explain why you sometimes find yourself sputtering the wrong child's name.
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Which five germ-infested items do you touch almost every day?

Which five germ-infested items do you touch almost every day? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
From the self checkout screen at the supermarket to the coffee pot handle in the kitchen at work, five of the most germ infested surfaces you touch every single day have been revealed.
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The 5 personality types that are more likely to be happy

The 5 personality types that are more likely to be happy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The researchers from the University of California San Diego and the University of Pennsylvania studied over 700 participants, to look into the links between their well-being and personality (stock image).
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People with broad smiles seen as 'warmer but less competent' 

People with broad smiles seen as 'warmer but less competent'  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Kansas have found that broader smiles in marketing pictures are perceived as warmer but less competent than those with slight smiles.
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The Big Chicken is closing for a major remodel

The Big Chicken is closing for a major remodel | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The Big Chicken at 12 Cobb Parkway in Marietta will undergo a major renovation that will cause the iconic roadside KFC to close for 12 weeks.
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Pillow talk could save your marriage and boost your health

Pillow talk could save your marriage and boost your health | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers in Oregon found couples who shared morsels of good news with each other in the evening got more rest, were more intimate, and were far less stressed.
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Women lose their mental sharpness in their 50s

Women lose their mental sharpness in their 50s | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
US researchers have found that the female mind loses up to five per cent of its sharpness between the ages of 50 and 60, with a marked decline in processing speed and verbal memory.
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