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Seth Simons


How an EMT Balances Sleep with Saving Lives
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A young EMT on 24-hour shifts and the weight of constantly coming across tragedy.
Sleeping on the High Seas: How a Merchant Marine Sneaks His Shut-Eye
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Lifelong sailor Alex Kintz is no stranger to sleeping short bursts in violent seas.
The LAPD’s Helicopters Stir Up Much More Than Noise
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Unaffectionately known as “ghetto birds,” the LAPD’s police choppers keep residents awake — and also perpetuate stereotypes.
Talking Dreams, On-Set Sleep Deprivation with Stephen Tobolowsky (You Know, that Guy from Everything)
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For the actor, writer, director and podcaster, sleep is merely another place in which work can be completed.
How Seismic Survey Sound Waves Are Destroying Our Oceans
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In using sound waves to search for pockets of oil and gas on the ocean floor, companies are deafening fish, depleting stocks and sending whales careening onto beaches.
Acclaimed Neuroscientist J. Allan Hobson Accepts Insomnia and Uses ‘The Great Gatsby’ as a Sleep Aid
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Hobson, who has devoted his life to study of the brain and sleep, accepts insomnia and prescribes himself F. Scott Fitzgerald, not benzos.
For Angel Investor and Gotham Gal Joanne Wilson, Good Routines Breed Good Sleep
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For the acclaimed investing powerhouse, sleep is but one part of a trusted, effective routine.
Hook, Line and Dinner’s Ben Sargent on Bad Breakfast Habits, Losing Sleep over Lobster Rolls
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Sleep? This self-described “half country boy” doesn't need no sleep.
The Lucas Brothers on Bedside Joints, Bad Hotel Rooms and Being Booed Offstage in Dreams
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Unsurprisingly, Keith and Kenny Lucas are pretty peculiar when it comes to sleep.
How I Sleep: Poet Matthew Zapruder
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The poet and essayist Matthew Zapruder discusses how sleep affects creativity and how he's learning to cope with being a new dad.