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Adam Bulger


13 Tales of Sleep Deprivation from 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.
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.
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.
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.
How Our Favorite Film and TV Characters Handle Not Being Able to Sleep
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From Jiminy Cricket to Jerry Seinfeld.