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Adam Bulger


How the Hays Code Forced On-Screen Couples into Separate Beds — and Changed Hollywood Forever
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The Hays Code, created in the 1930s to uphold moral standards, not only affected sex and violence, but also how men and women could interact on screen. Bed sharing was a no-no.
A Brief History of How We Slept, From 8,000 BCE to Today
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Before you complain about sleeping conditions and nightly noise, consider the pre-industrial revolution days when nights were mostly miserable.
11 Mythical Sleep Creatures from Around the World
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The things that go bump in the night, from Asia to the Americas.
The Master of Night is an Invisible Spirit That Bonks You to Sleep with a Pillow
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Oh, and per Menominee Indian lore he was created by a tricky, shape-shifting rabbit.
How to Say "Goodnight" Around the World
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Whether you find yourself in Albuquerque or Abu Dhabi.
The Inventor of the Power Nap Shares the Secrets to the Mid-Day Doze
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James Maas, the man who coined the term "power nap", lays down the laws of napping and explains why poor sleep was the downfall of the U.S. hockey team in Sochi.
From TV Static to Busy Signals: 7 Obsolete Sounds That Used to Send People to Sleep
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These noises were once a natural part of peoples' nighttime routine. Now they've gone the way of the dial-up modem.
What It’s Like to Sleep in the Land of the Midnight Sun
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Living within 50 miles of the Arctic Circle presents its fair share of (wake) ups and downs.
13 Hilarious Tales From Sleep-Deprived New Parents
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Sleep deprivation is a central pillar of parenting. And as these tales illustrate, exhaustion causes new parents to do some strange things.
Adventure Time’s Princess Bubblegum Explains How to Read a Bedtime Story the Right Way
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Want to be a better bedtime storyteller? Hynden Walch, the voice of the Candy Kingdom's leader, provides seven insider tips.