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Dads who do chores may bolster daughter's career aspirations

Dads who do chores may bolster daughter's career aspirations | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Dads, here’s another reason to chip in on the household chores. Fathers who help with cooking, cleaning, laundry and child care are more...
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Pays to hit the books in high school to get a higher salary later on

Pays to hit the books in high school to get a higher salary later on | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The University of Miami findings prove that spending extra time on studies pays off for both sexes, but especially for teenage boys.
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Washington, D.C., takes title for fit, healthy living. ATL #16

Washington, D.C., takes title for fit, healthy living. ATL #16 | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The Washington metropolitan area has regained the top spot in an annual ranking of health and community fitness, bumping Minneapolis-St. Paul, last year's three-peat winner, to second place.
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Unruly children top the list for restaurant pet peeves 

Unruly children top the list for restaurant pet peeves  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Noisy, unruly children, servers who go missing in action, and restaurants that take plates away mid-bite before diners' have had a chance to finish are among some of America's top dining pet peeves.
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British women spend a MONTH of their lives taking selfies

British women spend a MONTH of their lives taking selfies | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study found that women spend a total of 753 hours taking, deleting, retaking and touching up their social media selfies to look picture perfect.
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Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say

Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The pay gap between college graduates and everyone else rose to a record high last year, suggesting there are too few graduates.
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Parents should strive to be a 'dolphin', not a 'tiger' or 'jellyfish'

Parents should strive to be a 'dolphin', not a 'tiger' or 'jellyfish' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to psychiatrist Dr Shimi Kang, parents should avoid being 'tigers', at no point become 'jellyfish' and do their best to raise their offspring as a 'dolphin'.
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Stressful relationships may lead to earlier death: study 

Stressful relationships may lead to earlier death: study  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Worries, conflicts and demands in relationships with friends, family and neighbors may contribute to an earlier death suggests a new Danish study.
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Cars are more fuel efficient when driving with the window down

Cars are more fuel efficient when driving with the window down | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Website Vox has taken a look at debate of air con vs rolling windows down. And they found that the latter was more fuel efficient at all speeds.
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Friday 8pm is the time women struggle to be good with food

Friday 8pm is the time women struggle to be good with food | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Tuesday poses the least threat to dieters with only 2% saying they are tempted to eat something they shouldn’t.
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Hey, parents: Don't tell your kids why veggies are good for them

Hey, parents: Don't tell your kids why veggies are good for them | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A recent study led by Dr. Ayelet Fishbach of the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business indicates that children who are told certain foods will make them stronger, smarter or taller are less likely to want to eat them.
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Becoming a mother 'makes women better at their jobs'

Becoming a mother 'makes women better at their jobs' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The research, carried out for Microsoft, asked 2,000 women and 500 employers how their performance had changed due to becoming a mother.
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Over half of Brits link the car someone drives to attractiveness

Over half of Brits link the car someone drives to attractiveness | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Unsurprisingly it's all about the money, money, money: the majority of those polled say the car you drive is an indication of wealth, spending and saving habits.
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Pregnant women should take an iodine supplement for a smarter baby

Pregnant women should take an iodine supplement for a smarter baby | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday, pregnant mothers should take iodine to aid their child's brain development.
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Georgia mom transforms fallen soldiers' uniforms into teddy bears for their children

Georgia mom transforms fallen soldiers' uniforms into teddy bears for their children | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
These handmade teddy bears are created with a whole lot more than just thread and stuffing. Georgia mom Lisa Freeman transforms the uniforms of fallen service members into cuddly stuffed animals.
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Putting pictures on the wall can distract schoolchildren, reports says

Putting pictures on the wall can distract schoolchildren, reports says | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Carnegie Mellon researchers have found that the colourful covering could actually be distracting pupils.
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A baby shower of their very own: Grandma showers take off

A baby shower of their very own: Grandma showers take off | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Just as Debbie Holt was about to become a grandmother for the first time, one of her friends approached her with a party idea she’d never...
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Dad Catches Son's Home Run Ball At Minor League Game

Dad Catches Son's Home Run Ball At Minor League Game | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Conrad Gregor thanked his parents for making a five-hour drive to watch him play by driving a home run over the wall to where his father was standing.
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Rise of the retro phone: Some vintage models could fetch up to £800

Rise of the retro phone: Some vintage models could fetch up to £800 | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Consumers harking back to a simpler era are turning their backs on smartphones by embracing bulky, vintage mobiles, with retro features.
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Researchers have been able to prove that our 'gut instinct' is real

Researchers have been able to prove that our 'gut instinct' is real | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that cutting off the signals from the stomach to the brain - or ignoring a 'gut feeling'- makes us less wary and less receptive to danger
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The politics behind America's restaurants and supermarkets

The politics behind America's restaurants and supermarkets | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Experion Marketing Services surveyed thousands of Americans across the country, asking them their political identity and what food establishments they frequent.
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Emma Thompson: 'You can't be a great mum and keep working'

Emma Thompson: 'You can't be a great mum and keep working' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Emma Thompson has a regular career as an actress and a lifetime job as a mom, but she doesn't think the two should be done simultaneously...
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Americans are eating more vegetables, but they're covered in fat

Americans are eating more vegetables, but they're covered in fat | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Potatoes and tomatoes account for 51 per cent of vegetable intake, according to the USDA, but they’re often eaten in unhealthy ways.
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