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Patricia Lawler Kenet


The Fair Labor Standards Act Makes it Okay For Some Workers to Sleep on the Job
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Among other things, the law makes sure certain workers can legally doze on the job.
Why Do We Still Dream When We Go Under the Knife?
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When we're administered anesthesia during surgery, the brain is practically switched off. If that's the case, then why do we dream?
How John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Bed-In Turned Sleep into a Political Movement
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On March 25th, 1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged a "Bed-In" at the Amsterdam Hotel to protest the Vietnam war. The act helped transform sleep into a means of political expression.
The Surprising Sleep Habits of U.S. Presidents
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Residing at 1600 Pennsylvania comes with its fair share of hard nights.
Does Your Diet Affect Your Dreams?
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Sadly, for fans of spicy food and cheese, the answer is yes.
How to Talk To Your Kid About Privacy, In an Age of Sex Tapes and Open Doors
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Freud's Primal Scene may be a childhood rite of passage, but that doesn't make it any less horrifying.