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Exercise DVDs can be 'psychologically harmful'

Exercise DVDs can be 'psychologically harmful' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scantily-clad presenters 'may be reinforcing hyper-sexualised and unrealistic body images', say Oregon State University experts. They encourage people to compare themselves to fitness instructors.
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The key to a happy life? Do more, spend less

The key to a happy life? Do more, spend less | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Spending time in more 'meaningful ways' on pastimes, with family or exercising leads to greater feelings of well-being, researchers from the University of British Columbia found.
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Stressed out and can't lose weight? A protein could be to blame!

Stressed out and can't lose weight? A protein could be to blame! | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Chronic stress stimulates the production of betatrophin, which in turn inhibits an enzyme, that plays a key role in fat metabolism, scientists at the University of Florida discovered.
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Best present ever? Parents build daughter a robot for her 3rd birthday

Best present ever? Parents build daughter a robot for her 3rd birthday | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Melody wanted to eat cake for breakfast while sitting next to a robot on her third birthday and that's just what she got.
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Scientists say generous mothers are nagged LESS

Scientists say generous mothers are nagged LESS | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When offspring are well provided for, they are less likely to nag their mothers for further care. University of Manchester revealed that begging can negatively affect mouse offspring and their parents,
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Women ARE judged more on appearance when job hunting, study claims

Women ARE judged more on appearance when job hunting, study claims | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of the West of Scotland studied 29 men and 41 women as they reviewed a selection of different profiles.
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'Concealer on your legs': The case for a 2016 pantyhose comeback

'Concealer on your legs': The case for a 2016 pantyhose comeback | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
They say fashion trends are cyclical, and it just might be time for pantyhose to return to our wardrobes.
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Looking for your soul mate? Why you should hit the road instead of swiping a screen

Looking for your soul mate? Why you should hit the road instead of swiping a screen | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The travel industry has created an interesting solution for singles who hate online dating.
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How a dad secretly named daughter after his favorite soccer team

How a dad secretly named daughter after his favorite soccer team | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
An Australian dad came up with a sneaky way to name his daughter after his favorite soccer team? so sneaky that his wife didn't find out until their child was 2 years old! (And isn't "Lanesra" a pretty name?)
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It can happen in minutes: Parents warned about bathtub drowning risks

It can happen in minutes: Parents warned about bathtub drowning risks | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The Consumer Products Safety Commission has released a dramatic video warning parents about in-home drownings.
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If you have trouble sleeping, this may be a top reason why

If you have trouble sleeping, this may be a top reason why | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Sure, bringing your iPhone to bed or drinking too much wine can be the enemy of good sleep. There's another factor that may determine whether you get quality shut eye.
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App Claims It Can Decode Baby's Cries - NBC News

A new app claims to decode four distinct crying sounds: hungry, tired, in pain or wet diaper. WBAL's Megan Pringle reports.
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Half of adults know their child’s online passwords

Half of adults know their child’s online passwords | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Nearly half of parents keep tabs on at least one of their kid’s passwords and their email accounts, according to a Pew study. More than half of parents have checked which websites their child visits.
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Baby brain is a myth: New mums are BETTER workers and cope with stress

Baby brain is a myth: New mums are BETTER workers and cope with stress | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Post-natal brains are re-wired to think more strategically and deal with stress, improving a woman's employability and performance, New Scientist reports.
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A resolution that may make you happier and it has nothing to do with diet

A resolution that may make you happier and it has nothing to do with diet | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that people are happier when they value their free time more than making extra money.
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How to ask for a raise: 7 ways to negotiate more money in the new year

How to ask for a raise: 7 ways to negotiate more money in the new year | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Here's how ask for that raise, negotiate to get what you're worth, and earn more money.
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Never mind honey and lemon, the best cure for a cough is CHOCOLATE

Never mind honey and lemon, the best cure for a cough is CHOCOLATE | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
EXC: Professor Alyn Morice, founding member of the International Society for the Study of Cough, believes cocoa forms a coating which protects nerve endings in the throat which trigger the urge.
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Attractive female students get better grades, Denver study finds

Attractive female students get better grades, Denver study finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Attractive female students scored higher marks in exams and coursework than their peers, a US study found. The appearance of male students had no effect on their exam results.
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Calling all singles: Dating sites will see huge growth this month

Calling all singles: Dating sites will see huge growth this month | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to Match.com, 51 percent of singles' New Year's resolutions will be something along the lines of finding love and starting a new romantic relationship.
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New Dietary Guidelines: Cut Sugar, Eat More Veggies

New Dietary Guidelines: Cut Sugar, Eat More Veggies | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New guidelines on what Americans should eat include strict limits on sugar for the first time.
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When boys insist on wearing shorts in the cold, should you let them?

When boys insist on wearing shorts in the cold, 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.
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A positive result! Smart pregnancy test shows result on a PHONE

A positive result! Smart pregnancy test shows result on a PHONE | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
First Response unveiled what it claims is the first pregnancy test to connect to an app, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
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Four Foodie Cities That Families Will Love

Four Foodie Cities That Families Will Love | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Here are four cities where families can indulge and enjoy a variety of foodie experiences.
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