How Chloroform Went From Beloved Sedative to Crime-Fiction Trope
The lauded, sleep-inducing vapor spared millions from the pain of surgery — and then got demoted to shameful substance.
A Brief History of How We Slept, From 8,000 BCE to Today
Before you complain about sleeping conditions and nightly noise, consider the pre-industrial revolution days when nights were mostly miserable.
Oh, So You're Staying Over?
On the ins, outs and in-betweens of the first post-sex sleepover.
What “Sleep” Will Be Like in 2020, 2030 and Beyond
Dream-cations, sleep-learning and Zzz-inducing technology are just a few decades away, according to people who spend their time theorizing about the future.
Wedding Week Tip: Sleep Like You Would Before a Marathon
How a trick from top athletes can help stave off wedding week stress.
Dreaming About Your Bae Affects How You Feel About Them
When you dream about your significant other cheating, do you wake up ready to fight?
For Sleep-Eaters, An Uncontrollable Appetite Rules Over Their Nocturnal Life
Sleep-eating sounds like silly a plot-line from a new Kevin James comedy. But the relentless disorder is hard to treat, poorly understood and, in many cases, life-altering.
11 Mythical Sleep Creatures from Around the World
The things that go bump in the night, from Asia to the Americas.
Who in Their Right Mind Would Pay for a Nap?
I pondered this on a recent midday visit to a New York nap spa.
Can Sharing Your ‘Crazy Dream from Last Night’ Ever Be Funny?
We asked four comedians — who make the mundane interesting for a living — if it's possible.