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Instagram fuels a new wave of plastic surgery

Instagram fuels a new wave of plastic surgery | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
“This is a huge trend,” says Upper East Side surgeon Dr. Elie Levine. People bring doctors their selfies — filtered through Instagram.
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Our features influence what people think of us far more than thought

Our features influence what people think of us far more than thought | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
We tend to judge someone with high eyebrows and prominent cheekbones, such as Angelina Jolie, to be more honest, Philadelphia researchers found.
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Is souping the new juicing?

Is souping the new juicing? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Souping is set to replace juicing as the health food trend of the 2015. Sales of soup-making kitchen gadgets is overtaking juicers, says ao.com while Gwyneth Paltrow includes soup recipes in her detox.
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Why more teens are ditching Facebook

Why more teens are ditching Facebook | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new Internet survey finds more kids are dropping off the social network than any other age group
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How too much jogging is just as bad as doing none at all

How too much jogging is just as bad as doing none at all | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Jogging from one to 2.4 hours a week is associated with the lowest rates of death - with three times a week optimal - according to scientists from the Copenhagen City Heart Study, Denmark.
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How saying 'ow' can ease your pain by interfering with brain signals

How saying 'ow' can ease your pain by interfering with brain signals | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The effort of shouting the word 'ow' interferes with pain messages travelling to the brain, allowing people to withstand agony for longer, a new study suggests.
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Enjoy your lie in! Don't jog until at least noon say scientists

Enjoy your lie in! Don't jog until at least noon say scientists | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
20 professional athletes were split into three groups depending on their sleeping patterns and tested between 7am and 10pm. Early risers did best at noon while late sleepers peaked at around 8pm.
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Baby talk is BAD: Researchers say parents should just speak clearly

Baby talk is BAD: Researchers say parents should just speak clearly | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Speaking more slowly, using a sing-song voice, and using strange words may not, in fact, be the best way to communicate with your child, French and Japanese researchers have revealed.
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Facebook Users Are Increasingly Going Mobile

If you aren't already in the habit of skimming through your Facebook News Feed on your smartphone, you're late to the party. Facebook says more than eight of...
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Kids grow to resent mothers who overly control their child

Kids grow to resent mothers who overly control their child | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Toddlers given a longer leash by mommie dearest early in life are less likely to throw momma from the train later on, a study has found.
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Scientists reveal two questions that give ‘clear evidence’ of love 

Scientists reveal two questions that give ‘clear evidence’ of love  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Virginia say that overestimating your partner's happiness can be a good indicator that you will get divorced in the future. They claim data backs up this analysis.
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Toilet rolls SHRINKING as firms squeeze profits from smaller sheets 

Toilet rolls SHRINKING as firms squeeze profits from smaller sheets  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Individual toilet paper sheet sizes have decreased from a standard 4.5in by 4.5in to shorter and narrower rolls, a roughly 26 per cent decrease in surface area for the product.
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Supercenters are biggest economic factor contributing to obesity

Supercenters are biggest economic factor contributing to obesity | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new report investigating the impact of economic factors on expanding waistlines has found the popularity of supercenters and warehouse clubs to be the single biggest contributor to weight gain.
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Are you ready for the funnel cake burger? Treat headlines Florida Fair

Are you ready for the funnel cake burger? Treat headlines Florida Fair | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The Funnel Cake burger - a bacon cheeseburger wedged between two funnel cakes - is one of three unusual (and highly-fattening) sandwiches that has been chosen to appear at the Florida State Fair.
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A math-based argument for always leaving the toilet seat down

A math-based argument for always leaving the toilet seat down | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
To minimize total movements of the toilet seat, Jay Pil Choi of Michigan State University reveals you should leave it in whatever position you use.
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What Women Really Want For Valentine's Day Versus What Men Think They Want — INFOGRAPHIC

What Women Really Want For Valentine's Day Versus What Men Think They Want — INFOGRAPHIC | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
What women want — it’s more complex (but also a lot simpler) than the Mel Gibson rom-com makes it seem. Figuring out what to get women for Valentine’s Day really shouldn’t be such a struggle. We want shiny things and simple gestures. We want to feel desired and respected by our loved ones. We want
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Teenagers who use screen for more than four hours a day 'take longer to fall asleep and get poorer quality rest'

Teenagers who use screen for more than four hours a day 'take longer to fall asleep and get poorer quality rest' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Using a computer, smartphone or Mp3 player in the hour before bedtime can significantly delay sleep onset, according to research by the University of Bergen, Norway.
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Could eggs make you more generous?

Could eggs make you more generous? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Psychologists from Leiden University in the Netherlands say that a compound found in eggs (stock image shown), the amino acid called tryptophan, can increase generosity.
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Self-filling cars that never run out of fuel

Self-filling cars that never run out of fuel | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The car would send a message via smartphone when the tank is close to empty so that mobile fuel supplier could come and top the vehicle up using secure code to open the fuel cap.
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Marathon TV sessions could be a sign you're depressed

Marathon TV sessions could be a sign you're depressed | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Binge-watching TV, as it has been called, may actually be a sign of poor mental health - and can lead to obesity and exhaustion, warn University of Texas researchers.
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The 9 hottest hairstyles of 2015 — and how to ask for the look

The 9 hottest hairstyles of 2015 — and how to ask for the look | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Nothing beats those mid-winter blues like a new haircut. These fresh-for-2015 styles are cool, flattering and easy to get at your local...
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Company will create unique baby name for $31K

Company will create unique baby name for $31K | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Parents-to-be who want help picking out a truly unique name for their bundle of joy should be ready to fork over a bundle of cash.
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Nearly 70% of U.S. workers not engaged in their jobs: Gallup

Nearly 70% of U.S. workers not engaged in their jobs: Gallup | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Less than one-third, 31.5%, of employees in the U.S. reported being “engaged” at the office, according to a new Gallup study.
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Does YOUR toddler play on an iPad? Taiwan makes it ILLEGAL for parents to let children under two use electronic gadgets... and under-18s must limit use to 'reasonable' lengths

Does YOUR toddler play on an iPad? Taiwan makes it ILLEGAL for parents to let children under two use electronic gadgets... and under-18s must limit use to 'reasonable' lengths | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Taiwanese lawmakers passed the rules last Friday, completely banning parents from allowing their under-twos to use any electronic devices, such as tablets and smartphones, or they risk a fine.
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More expensive drugs really DO work better (but only because we think they will)

More expensive drugs really DO work better (but only because we think they will) | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A University of Cincinnati study found Parkinson's patients expected a $1,000 drug to be more effective than a cut-price version. As a result, their symptoms improved more when on the expensive medicine.
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