Sleeping

Sleeping

Watch These Sleepy Endangered Monks Seal Napping Underwater

Behold, the first footage of Mediterranean monk seals having a snooze.
Sarah Emerson
11.21.16
cats

My Cat Wouldn’t Let Me Sleep So I Got Him a Therapist

Turns out that the "cat therapist" is more of a human therapist than I expected.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.23.16
Music

Beats to Sleep to: An Exclusive New Remix From Max Richter’s 8-Hour Lullaby

The composer shares a new remix by Digitonal and talks about the somnolent music of 'Sleep' and 'The Leftovers.'
ALEX PASTERNACK
1.22.16
You'll Sleep When You're Dead

Science Won't Help You Pick a Better Mattress

There’s a major dearth of scientific information on sleeping surfaces.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.21.16
You'll Sleep When You're Dead

Is Sleeping With the TV on Actually Bad for You?

Millions of people fall asleep with the TV on every night, but is it bad for your health? Read on.
Jason Koebler
1.21.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Are Alarm Clocks Still a Thing?

Most of us carry a really easy-to-use alarm clock in our pockets, why does anyone still have one of these things?
Kaleigh Rogers
4.10.15
Culture

How The Industrial Revolution Ended Naps

Believe it or not, before the Industrial Revolution, people used to take a "first sleep" and "second sleep" everyday.
Max Cherney
9.1.14
Motherboard Blog

Want to Learn New Things? Go to Sleep

Much of the animal training you see, whether it's at SeaWorld or at a puppy class, is rooted in classical conditioning, the kind of training Pavlov demonstrated when he showed that dogs can be made to salivate at the sound of a bell that repeatedly...
ANNA JANE GROSSMAN
9.6.12