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Teens should have summer jobs, the less glamorous the better

Teens should have summer jobs, the less glamorous the better | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Well-off kids who don’t have to work or take care of a sibling during the summer can embark on elaborate journeys to find or foster their passion. They can volunteer for an HIV program in Africa, study health care in the Caribbean or immerse themselves in Mandarin in China. They can code at camp, hone up on Grap
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Girls are scarred for life by parents who say they're fat

Girls are scarred for life by parents who say they're fat | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study by the University of Connecticut found that well-meaning parents are better off keeping quiet, even if they are worried their child is either overweight piling on the pounds.
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Now you can carry a shower in your pocket with these new giant wipes

Now you can carry a shower in your pocket with these new giant wipes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
No shower? No problem. Epic Wipes are individually wrapped wet wipes that are 16 times larger than the standard. Developed with essential oils, these towelettes are nourishing to your skin.
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Mars wants you to eat less of its candy

Mars wants you to eat less of its candy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
As part of its health push, the maker of M&Ms and Twix asks fast-food chains to cut its sweets from their desserts
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Start school later to prevent sleep-deprived teens -U.S. doctors

Start school later to prevent sleep-deprived teens -U.S. doctors | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The American Medical Association is urging schools to start later in the morning for teenagers so they can get enough sleep. Teenage body clocks are behind those of adults and not 'alert'.
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The 10 words most likely to attract 'the one' on your dating profile

The 10 words most likely to attract 'the one' on your dating profile | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Men want 'ambitious' women, while women want 'intelligent' men - but 'funny' is a turn-off in the new lexicon of love, claims a new study.
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See the most common — and bizarre— resume-listed interests by state

See the most common — and bizarre— resume-listed interests by state | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
For the most part, we're pretty straightforward listing jobs on resumes. But as one website found, we loosen up for the "interests" section.
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Best and worst states for motorists

Best and worst states for motorists | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
High costs for gas, insurance and repairs separate the most unfriendly states for car owners from the friendliest
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One in five teenage boys say their best adventures are in video games

One in five teenage boys say their best adventures are in video games | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Teenage boys are missing out on real-life adventures - as one in five say their most memorable experience has been during a video game, a new survey has found.
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Caffeine has 'NO benefit after 3 nights of bad sleep'

Caffeine has 'NO benefit after 3 nights of bad sleep' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
After suffering restricted sleep, defined as five hours or less, for three consecutive nights, scientists at the Walter Reed Army Institute, found caffeine could no longer improve alertness or performance.
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What do stay-at-home moms do all day? The answers might surprise you

What do stay-at-home moms do all day? The answers might surprise you | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When it comes to the 2016 stay-at-home mom's daily activity, there's not a whole lot of sitting or staying at home, it seems.
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Whole Grains Help People Live Longer, Study Shows

Whole Grains Help People Live Longer, Study Shows | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who eat plenty of whole grains live longer than people who don't, a large, new study finds.
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Finally! Apple will let users delete its own apps in iOS 10

Finally! Apple will let users delete its own apps in iOS 10 | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Developers confirmed the first test version of iOS 10 allows users to finally delete Apple's own apps, including the Stocks and Weather apps.
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Women more likely than men to get ill from too much work

Women more likely than men to get ill from too much work | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
By splitting grueling hours at home and in the office, women are working themselves into an early grave, a new study found.
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Your commute could now get a bit longer with the Waze app

Your commute could now get a bit longer with the Waze app | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
See how the app used by more than 50 million drivers could impact you, all in the name of safety
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Boring jobs 'affect memory and concentration later in life'

Boring jobs 'affect memory and concentration later in life' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at Florida State University found people who were not stimulated at work struggled with their ability to complete tasks, manage time and pay attention later in life.
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Americans are living longer -- and working longer

Americans are living longer -- and working longer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The longevity revolution is leading older workers to stay on the job, but that entails a whole new set of challenges
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Apple iOS 10 will remember where you left your car 

Apple iOS 10 will remember where you left your car  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The update to Apple's Maps function - which will be available in July - means it will automatically remember your vehicle's location at the end of trip, if it is not your usual home address.
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Experts believe we should actually be sleeping twice a day

Experts believe that the reason we’re all constantly whingeing about lack of sleep is because we should actually be doing it twice a day, for shorter bursts.
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The way spouses fight could hold clues to future health problems

The way spouses fight could hold clues to future health problems | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Angry outbursts or emotional withdrawal? How couples deal with conflict may have a lasting impact
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Sad songs provide 'enjoyment, comfort or pain to different people'

Sad songs provide 'enjoyment, comfort or pain to different people' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at Durham University and the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, found an unexpectedly high number of participants seemed to derive great comfort from seemingly sad songs.
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Health chiefs tell us coffee could keep cancer at bay

Health chiefs tell us coffee could keep cancer at bay | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Experts are said to have found an ‘inverse relationship’ between coffee consumption and those types of cancer. The cancer-research wing of the WHO will reverse its previous finding.
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Snapchat grows up: Social app explodes in popularity with over 30s

Snapchat grows up: Social app explodes in popularity with over 30s | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Research firm eMarketer has revealed that the social app is becoming increasingly popular among older generations, especially for users between the ages of 25 and 34.
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New Sleep Guidelines for Kids Stress Need for More Zzzs

New Sleep Guidelines for Kids Stress Need for More Zzzs | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Many U.S. kids are not getting the sleep they need.
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Study finds youngsters rate ugly people as less trustworthy

Study finds youngsters rate ugly people as less trustworthy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The judgemental characteristics only develop further as they grow older, with girls being deemed more selective than boys, according to research from Zhejiang Sci-Tech University.
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