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Tots can understand THREE times as many words as they can say, new documentary reveal

Tots can understand THREE times as many words as they can say, new documentary reveal | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The finding is revealed on ITV show Secret Life of Babies which looks at the incredible speed at which infants develop in their first two years.
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Classroom absences extend beyond students, study says

Classroom absences extend beyond students, study says | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Teachers in the USA's largest school districts missed an average of 11 days, according to a report on teacher attendance released Tuesday.
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Men suffer more after big op - women suffer more after minor surgery

Men suffer more after big op - women suffer more after minor surgery | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The reason behind the findings could be because women are more likely to live with conditions that cause chronic pain, research shows.
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Cute and Prickly: Hedgehogs Finding Homes as Pets

Cute and Prickly: Hedgehogs Finding Homes as Pets | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
They are tiny animals with cute faces. They're covered in quills. They roll into prickly balls when they are scared. The ideal pet? Hedgehogs are steadily growing in popularity across the United States, despite laws in at least six states banning or restricting them as pets. Breeders...
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Being bilingual may keep brain sharp in old age

Being bilingual may keep brain sharp in old age | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Academics at the University of Edinburgh detected a pattern of slower mental decline among the bilingual in a group of 835 born in 1936.
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New midlife crisis signs are marathons, getting a facelift or a tattoo

New midlife crisis signs are marathons, getting a facelift or a tattoo | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Classic signifiers such as dodgy leather jackets, flash cars and younger women are long gone. You're more likely to be moisturising and drinking a probiotic.
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British women hate their bikini body so much they'd rather stay home

British women hate their bikini body so much they'd rather stay home | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Almost a quarter of those who would dare to bare on the beach insist on covering up their muffin tops, hips and thighs at all times with a sarong.
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Struggling to shift your rolls of fat? White bread may be to blame

Struggling to shift your rolls of fat? White bread may be to blame | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Wholegrain bread, however, doesn’t lead to weight gain, the European Congress on Obesity, in Sofia, Bulgaria heard.
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Portable Napkin Table that straps couples together

Portable Napkin Table that straps couples together | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The portable Napkin Table, suitable for two people, has been designed to encourage conversation between diners by connecting them together.
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Cooking a spud, a real university challenge: Changing a light bulb and learning to eat properly are the REAL lessons learned while studying for a degree

Cooking a spud, a real university challenge: Changing a light bulb and learning to eat properly are the REAL lessons learned while studying for a degree | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Conjuring up last-minute fancy dress outfits and boiling the perfect egg are also lessons graduates are taking from their time studying away from home, a poll shows.
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The modern meaning of fatherhood: How 89% of men want paternity leave

The modern meaning of fatherhood: How 89% of men want paternity leave | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to a new Boston College study to be published in June, 89per cent of modern men say paternity leave is 'hugely important' to them.
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Entrepreneurial moms launch line of vitamin-rich prenatal beverages

Entrepreneurial moms launch line of vitamin-rich prenatal beverages | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Stacy Rauen, 35, and Amber Wilcox, 34, from Brooklyn, New York, spent two years experimenting with different formulas until they came up with Bump Water.
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Half of women wear lipstick to impress the boss

Half of women wear lipstick to impress the boss | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Equality in the workplace is still a long way off, according to a new survey which has found that many women still rely on old-fashioned tactics to get ahead.
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Getting badly sunburnt just FIVE times as teenager makes you 80% more likely to develop the most deadly type of skin cancer

Getting badly sunburnt just FIVE times as teenager makes you 80% more likely to develop the most deadly type of skin cancer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital found excessive sun exposure between 15 and 20 causes melanoma risk to soar.
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Parents drive 27,000 miles taxing their children around

Parents drive 27,000 miles taxing their children around | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Parents spend 197 days at the wheel taking their children to school, clubs and friends' houses.
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You're Not Going To Believe Who Gave Her A Kidney

You're Not Going To Believe Who Gave Her A Kidney | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Maybe they weren't a perfect couple, with dreams different enough to cause them to end their engagement eight years ago. But it turns out Daniel Burdick and Sabrina Timms of Petaluma Calif., are a perfect match in another far more important way.

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Blondes are not so dumb after all, scientists say

Blondes are not so dumb after all, scientists say | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Those with a fair head of hair can now take heart - for scientists at Stanford University in California have disproved the dumb blonde stereotype.
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The most popular days to start a diet aren't when you think

The most popular days to start a diet aren't when you think | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Forget about New's Year's Day. If you're thinking about starting a diet or a fitness program or quitting smoking, you only need to wait...
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Millennials are most competitive, most attention-craving generation, study says

Millennials are most competitive, most attention-craving generation, study says | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Millennials are competing to be noticed. The so-called "Me Generation" — the first to come of age in the era of the Internet, smartphones and social media — is a competitive bunch, according to a report released by a Dutch research firm.
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Seven million Britons ditch partners to holiday with friends

Seven million Britons ditch partners to holiday with friends | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In the past year as many as 27 per cent of those in a relationship went away without their partner, the poll found. Ten years ago, just 10 per cent admitted having a holiday without their partner.
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Perfume makes you pretty: Pleasant smells make faces attractive

Perfume makes you pretty: Pleasant smells make faces attractive | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Philadelphia researchers discovered women's faces became more attractive if a rose oil smell was present.
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Is having children contagious?

Is having children contagious? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Contagion is particularly strong immediately after a high school friend gives birth, reaching a peak about two years later, say experts from Bocconi University in Italy.
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A new 'do, a sunny day and walking in heels make women feel sexy

A new 'do, a sunny day and walking in heels make women feel sexy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Freshly applied lipstick, newly-shaved legs and a little black dress also have a positive effect on females, according to a new survey.
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Today's divorces can mean cake and eating it, too

Today's divorces can mean cake and eating it, too | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Richard O'Malley, a New York event planner, organized one break-up blowout that cost a woman about $25,000.
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