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Taking the stairs can be as good for you as a workout, study says

Taking the stairs can be as good for you as a workout, study says | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Small amounts of exercise such as taking the stairs can add up to be as beneficial as going to the gym for a 30 minute workout, researchers have found.
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New study of 2,000 women shows fashion buys are worn just seven times

New study of 2,000 women shows fashion buys are worn just seven times | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study of 2,000 women shows that women spend £768 a year on clothes but most fashion items only ever see the light of day seven times before being banished to the depths of the wardrobe forever.
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Have insomnia? Better night's sleep all in your head - CNN.com

Have insomnia? Better night's sleep all in your head - CNN.com | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Popping sleeping pills is not as effective as training your brain and body for better sleep, says a comprehensive new study analyzing sleep research.
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Want to do brilliantly in exams? Don't stay up all night revising!

Want to do brilliantly in exams? Don't stay up all night revising! | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Harvard Graduate School of Education said those with true academic ‘grit’ are actually less likely to deprive themselves of sleep and food than their less resilient peers.
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Women who wear skinny jeans happier than those who wear baggy denims

Women who wear skinny jeans happier than those who wear baggy denims | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New research by online survey tool Qualtrics found that skinny jeans fans, such as Kim Kardashian, are nine per cent happier than people who opt for flared styles like model Poppy Delevingne.
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Study shows that injuries from high-heeled shoes are on the rise

Study shows that injuries from high-heeled shoes are on the rise | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A recent study found that injuries involving high-heeled shoes are on the rise. U.S. emergency rooms treated more than 123,000 high-heel-related injuries between 2002 and 2012.
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Why companies are using 'blind auditions' to hire top talent

Why companies are using 'blind auditions' to hire top talent | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New software strips out résumé details like name and college, which may reveal gender, race, or socio-economic background.
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Smell familiar? Bath & Body Works brings back iconic '90s scents

Smell familiar? Bath & Body Works brings back iconic '90s scents | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Bath & Body Works is unlocking some magical '90's memories by bringing back six discontinued fragrances.
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Desk workers need to stand four hours per day: experts

Desk workers need to stand four hours per day: experts | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who work desk-based jobs should aim to stand and do light activity for a total of four hours throughout the day.
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Google's new app will reveal the calories in your Instagram food snaps

Google's new app will reveal the calories in your Instagram food snaps | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The Google app, revealed at this week's Rework Deep Learning Summit in Boston, can work out the size of each piece of food in relation to the plate to determine the meal's total calorie content.
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Pale is not interesting! Women feel more attractive, confident and SLIM with a tan

Pale is not interesting! Women feel more attractive, confident and SLIM with a tan | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
British women have revealed that having tanned skin is more important than the right hair colour, manicure or pedicure when it comes to prepping for summer, according to a new survey.
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Cyberbullying and face-to-face harassment a toxic combination for kids

Cyberbullying and face-to-face harassment a toxic combination for kids | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Nobody wants their kid to be bullied in any form.
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Your birth month DOES determine if you'll get sick

Your birth month DOES determine if you'll get sick | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The study by Columbia University in the US indicated that babies born in April are at highest risk of angina, while those born in November have a higher risk of suffering bronchitis and ADHD.
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How we cope with stress can determine how long we'll live

How we cope with stress can determine how long we'll live | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at Pennsylvania State University found that reacting badly to everyday challenges can weaken the immune system and cause chronic inflammation.
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Artist creates rules in Do It Yourselfie guide 

Artist creates rules in Do It Yourselfie guide  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Willem Popelier, 32, from Utrecht, Netherlands, wears black pants and a matching T-shirt to recreate celebrities' most famous poses for his tongue-in-cheek book The Do-It-Yourselfie Guide.
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Why the number of young people who are single has 'risen dramatically'

Why the number of young people who are single has 'risen dramatically' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The percentage of young adults who are single and not living with a partner has "risen dramatically" in the past decade.
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Why over-50s are keener to get promoted at work than the young

Why over-50s are keener to get promoted at work than the young | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A survey of managers found that, while two-thirds of them believed baby boomers had the best knowledge and skills of all age groups, they were nonetheless written off for leadership roles.
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A burst of classical music could lower your blood pressure

A burst of classical music could lower your blood pressure | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Different musical tempos have profoundly varying impacts on our pulse and blood pressure, according to Oxford University research.
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This popular drink from the '90s might be making a comeback

This popular drink from the '90s might be making a comeback | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Crystal Pepsi could be making a comeback.
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Gossip makes us healthier, happier… and human

Gossip makes us healthier, happier… and human | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Professor Robin Dunbar from Oxford University says gossiping helps us bond with friends and learn important information, which could even prevent us from dying by passing vital information.
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Is there any good reason to eat the placenta? Only if you're a cat

Is there any good reason to eat the placenta? Only if you're a cat | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
All the cool kids are doing it — actresses Gaby Hoffman, January Jones, some Kardashians. But is there any good reason to eat your placenta?
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How COOKIES can make you depressed

How COOKIES can make you depressed | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who ate more trans fatty acids were less aware of their feelings, less able to read emotions clearly, and less able to regulate their mood, dietitians from San Diego State University found.
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Number of teenagers admitted to hospital with eating disorders DOUBLES

Number of teenagers admitted to hospital with eating disorders DOUBLES | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Experts have blamed the 'unprecedented' rise, in part, on hashtags including #fitspiration and #thighgap on social media sites, saying they normalise an unrealistic 'perfect body' image.
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Barbie is finally able to wear flat shoes after 56 years of heels

Barbie is finally able to wear flat shoes after 56 years of heels | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Thanks to a new adjustable ankle hinge, the new version of the iconic Barbie doll, which was first created in 1959, is able to wear either flat shoes, or high heels, for the first time ever.
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