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Changes in sleep pattern between work days and weekend can raise chance of obesity and diabetes

Changes in sleep pattern between work days and weekend can raise chance of obesity and diabetes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The warning comes from Medical Research Council scientists who analysed data on the health, weight, height and sleeping habits of more than 800 men and women aged 38.
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Facebook is now cited as a THIRD of all divorce cases

Facebook is now cited as a THIRD of all divorce cases | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Facebook unwittingly provides evidence of infidelity and relationships, helps track people's movements and records expenditure on everything from cars to holidays as users document their lives.
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Why 'sleep training' babies doesn't work... and what does

Why 'sleep training' babies doesn't work... and what does | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
One night, I was rocking my 4-month-old son to help him fall asleep. Newly un-swaddled, he had his hands free and was rubbing his face...
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Starting a diet? Don't do it alone: Couples are more successful at slimming or giving up smoking because of support they give each other

Starting a diet? Don't do it alone: Couples are more successful at slimming or giving up smoking because of support they give each other | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at University College London (UCL) looked at how likely people were to quit smoking, start being active, or lose weight in relation to what their partner did.
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This Boy Was Sent An Invoice When He Missed A Birthday Party

This Boy Was Sent An Invoice When He Missed A Birthday Party | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Alex, 5, was sent a bill for not turning up at a classmate's party. But his dad says he won't pay.
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Leaked USC sorority email reveals sisterhood's intense physical requirements

Leaked USC sorority email reveals sisterhood's intense physical requirements | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A leaked email from a USC sorority shows the sisterhood's intense physical requirements during recruitment periods.
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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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Womenswear brand sees a boom in sales after dropping 'plus size' name

Womenswear brand sees a boom in sales after dropping 'plus size' name | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New Yorker Aimee Cheshire was inspired by size 12 model Robyn Lawley to change the name of her company in order to make it more accessible to a wider female audience.
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Valentine candy hearts show puppy and kitty love this year

Valentine candy hearts show puppy and kitty love this year | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
You can spread a little sweet puppy (and kitty) love this Valentine’s Day, thanks to an animal-loving girl from California. Expressions...
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How much would you pay to use a stranger's toilet?

How much would you pay to use a stranger's toilet? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Flush with cash and desperate to flush? New Yorkers are now renting out their toilets via an Airbnb-inspired app called “Airpnp” that shows the closest available commode and the price to use it, an...
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Time IS a healer! It takes 11 weeks to get over a split, study finds

Time IS a healer! It takes 11 weeks to get over a split, study finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It can take 11 weeks to start to feel better after a relationship split, according to new research published in The Journal of Positive Psychology, but it takes up to 18 months to move on after a divorce.
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Why Dining Rooms Are Becoming Extinct

Why Dining Rooms Are Becoming Extinct | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
If the pristine rooms in the homes of my friends and family are any indication, the dining room is perhaps used for two or three dinners a year. Thanksgiving. Maybe the holidays. But that's about it. After those instances pass, it reverts to its role...
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Sliced: Nutritionists urge pizza restraint, some parents push back

Sliced: Nutritionists urge pizza restraint, some parents push back | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Pizza is one of the major food groups for many children and teenagers, with a surprisingly high number eating cheesy slices every day....
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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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