Posts Tagged ‘sleep’

Obama After Dark: The Precious Hours Alone –

July 4, 2016

Obama After Dark Interesting tidbits: 2a-7a #sleep, quiet time post-dinner, Times on sofa w/ iPad, Fri movie night

quiet time after dinner on sofa or easy chair

Can Gizmos Cure Insomnia? – The New Yorker

May 8, 2016

In search of 40 winks Nice but slightly critical survey of #sleep gadgets (trackers, beds, snore suppressors, &c)

Mysteries of Sleep Lie Unsolved

January 3, 2016

Mysteries of Sleep Lie Unsolved The Sense readily tracks #sleep w/o much effort but does it help one sleep better? Sense with Sleep Pill – Sleep Monitor and Smart Alarm, Cotton

December 14, 2015

Now I lay me down to sleep

November 11, 2015

Now I lay me down to sleep City dwellers #sleep 7.5 hrs. Hunter/gathers, 5.7-7.1. Electric lights not keeping us up

Michel Siffre – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

October 12, 2015

sleep researcher

The Paleo Lifestyle: The Way, Way, Way Back –

September 22, 2014

The #Paleo Lifestyle: The Way, Way, Way Back #Diet expands to caveman habits for sleep, exercise & gadget use

Is Sleep Essential?

August 3, 2014

Is Sleep Essential? Amusing evidence from varied animals, eg 1-hemisphere dolphin #sleep & dying sleep-deprived rats

The Sleeping Habits of Geniuses — New York Magazine

June 15, 2014

MT @Bruce35dc The sleeping habits of #geniuses. Great #graphic shows Darwin as an outlier

What You Learn in Your 40s

June 14, 2014

What You Learn in Your #40s: there are no grown ups, 8hrs of… #sleep is one of life’s great pleasures… HT @haahr

P Druckerman
of Bebe fame

The modern 40s are so busy it’s hard to assess them. Researchers describe the new “rush hour of life…”
Eight hours of continuous, unmedicated sleep is one of life’s great pleasures. Actually, scratch “unmedicated.”

There are no grown-ups. We suspect this when we are younger, but can confirm it only once we are the ones writing books and attending parent-teacher conferences. Everyone is winging it, some just do it more confidently.

Do not buy those too-small jeans, on the expectation that you will soon lose weight.

It’s O.K.if you don’t like jazz.