How the Dance Marathons of the 1930s Made Sleep Deprivation a Sport — and Paved the Way for Reality TV
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Before the Chordettes sang about him, the bringer of dreams was a menacing figure who threatened to mutilate children. Here's a look at his twisted evolution.
The rapper/comedian/gallery-owner/writer talks about writing jokes in his sleep, why he's more creative in the morning and that damn cactus that plagued his childhood dreams.
The pull-out couch, the de facto bed of in-laws, drunk buddies and exiled husbands, has quite the backstory.
The author and explorer, who most recently trekked from Afghanistan to Bhutan, has slept in some precarious situations.
For some, sleep is secondary to in-game success.
Shakespeare left his wife his "second-best bed." Many believe this was a mean-spirited gesture. But the bed tells a different story.
Why are so few people getting down with massages and yoga classes offered through the workplace?
From Jiminy Cricket to Jerry Seinfeld.
Jeremy Bloyd-Peshkin, a mechanic at the Amudsden-Scott Station in the south pole, explains how he sleeps at the edge of the world.
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