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'Facebook generation' less likely to drink, smoke or be bullied 

'Facebook generation' less likely to drink, smoke or be bullied  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A growing proportion of 11 to 15-year-olds engage in behaviour that would make their parents proud. They eat fruit and vegetables, take exercise and clean their teeth.
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Commutes, distance from work getting longer, study says - CNN.com

Commutes, distance from work getting longer, study says - CNN.com | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new study says the number of jobs within a typical commute distance for residents in major metro areas of the U.S. fell by 7% between 2000 and 2012.
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How much should you pay your baby sitter?

How much should you pay your baby sitter? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
No cost is too great to keep your children safe when you need baby-sitting care, but parents (despite what their older kids might...
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Mo’ne Davis says college ballplayer who wrote an offensive tweet about her deserves a second chance

Mo’ne Davis says college ballplayer who wrote an offensive tweet about her deserves a second chance | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The college says "thanks, Mo'ne, but he's still off the team."
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Too much homework can be bad for children

Too much homework  can be bad for children | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Homework should take just 60 minutes for pupils to benefit most and results drop if it takes longer than 90 minutes, a new study by the University of Oviedo, in Spain has revealed.
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See the awesome superhero notes this dad packs for his son every day

See the awesome superhero notes this dad packs for his son every day | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Brent Almond packs super awesome lunches for his preschool son, and it's not just about the food. Every school morning for the past year...
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A power nap of just 45 minutes can boost the memory five-fold, according to new research

Scientists from Saarland University in Germany have found that a nap of just 45 minutes to an hour 'produces a five-fold improvement in information retrieval from memory'.
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Rise of domestic gods! 60% of men cook, clean and wash up each night

Rise of domestic gods! 60% of men cook, clean and wash up each night | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Modern men are happy to tackle a range of tasks their fathers would rarely encounter, with one in ten doing the bulk of the cleaning, polishing and dusting in the home, according to new research.
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Why moms DON’T have to ‘Lean In’ to succeed

Why moms DON’T have to ‘Lean In’ to succeed | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Before I had my first child, I thought women had to decide between being a mom and a fulfilling, successful professional life. I was wrong. Very wrong. In fact, the...
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Sweatpants-loving mom’s open letter to Eva Mendes

Sweatpants-loving mom’s open letter to Eva Mendes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In case new moms needed more things to feel guilty about, Eva Mendes says you'll destroy your marriage if you wear sweatpants.
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More men getting vasectomies so they can watch NCAA tourney

More men getting vasectomies so they can watch NCAA tourney | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
After this elective surgery, these patients need their heads examined.
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The secret of getting a pay rise - ask for a range, says study

The secret of getting a pay rise - ask for a range, says study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Columbia Business School in New York have revealed that so-called 'bolstering' range offers work particularly well when negotiating a better salary.
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How YOUR man may have hit the male menopause 

How YOUR man may have hit the male menopause  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Some experts - and men themselves - are convinced they go through the male equivalent of the menopause, blaming a drop in testosterone for a host of middle-age problems.
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What stops women working out? Fear of being laughed at

What stops women working out? Fear of being laughed at | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Millions of women across the UK are not taking enough exercise because they are afraid of being 'judged', a report by MPs on the Commons' Health Select Committee has found.
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Why a long night's sleep may be bad for you

Why a long night's sleep may be bad for you | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It's widely assumed that the ideal amount of sleep is eight hours each night - but some experts now say that could be too much, and may actually be unhealthy.
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Touch The People You Work With (Not In A Creepy Way)

Touch The People You Work With (Not In A Creepy Way) | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It's a touchy subject, but done right, physical contact can make you and your colleagues happier and more productive.
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Can't get rid of that muffin top? Blame your DNA: Scientists discover 'apple shape' gene which tells fat to gather around the stomach

Can't get rid of that muffin top? Blame your DNA: Scientists discover 'apple shape' gene which tells fat to gather around the stomach | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists from from Duke University, North Carolina, say the Plexin D1 gene influences whether a person is 'apple' or 'pear' shaped - and their discovery could help eliminate pot bellies.
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Scientist reveals why we get an attack of the giggles

Scientist reveals why we get an attack of the giggles | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Professor Sophie Scott from University College London says people are 30 times more likely to laugh if they are with others because it activates part of the brain linked with copying behaviour.
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Don't call me a helicopter mom just because I walk my child to school

Don't call me a helicopter mom just because I walk my child to school | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Ever since Maryland child protective services accused Danielle and Alexander Meitiv of child neglect after the couple let their two kids...
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Beauty videos by five-year-old girl sharing make-up tips spark outrage

Beauty videos by five-year-old girl sharing make-up tips spark outrage | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Danna Gomez, five, from Colombia, has earned a huge audience with her funny online make-up tutorials but the videos have also prompted debate about children growing up too fast.
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Pea protein: Is it the new soy?

From cereals to smoothies to energy bars, pea protein is everywhere. What's driving the craze is the hunger to find an easy-to-digest...
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Eva Mendes: Sweatpants are ‘number one' cause of divorce

Eva Mendes: Sweatpants are ‘number one' cause of divorce | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Sweatpants are the “number one” cause of divorce in America, says never married actress Eva Mendes.
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Revealed: The most commonly searched goods and services in each state

Revealed: The most commonly searched goods and services in each state | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A bizarre new map has been created using Google Autocomplete to discover the most searched for good or service in each state capital.
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Shape up, girls! Men twice as likely to do regular exercise

Shape up, girls! Men twice as likely to do regular exercise | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Research has found that just one woman in six has exercised regularly since childhood, despite Britain's being advised to do 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week.
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