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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.
7 Bizarre Wedding Night Traditions from Around the World
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Toilet soups, smeared cheeses and really overbearing in-laws make appearances during wedding nights across the world.
I Snooze Therefore I Am: The Unusual Sleep Routine of René Descartes
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Dozing consumed Descartes' time and thoughts, and may have shortened his life.
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.
Meet the Biggest Fans of Our Worst Nightmares
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By all accounts, sleep paralysis is a horrifying experience. So why is an intrepid group of dream explorers willfully pursuing it?
Reinterpreting Dreams: Debating Freud’s Legacy in Today’s Modern Psychoanalytical World
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Is there any room for Freudian dream interpretation in today's scientific world?
Commander-in-Sleep: Six Things You Didn't Know About the White House Bedroom
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Multiple Presidents have slept in the same bed, one First Lady decorated the Master Bedroom in all pink and a certain rotund Commander-in-Chief suffered from undiagnosed sleep apnea.
As Our Dreams Are Mapped, Science Is Just Catching Up with Philosophy
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From Aristotle to Zhuangzi, philosophers have wrestled with the true meaning of dreams for millennia.
The Evolution of the Alarm Clock
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The humble origins of the alarm clock, how it evolved from a self-imposed bladder-based system to the bedside scourge we love to hate today.
Septuagenarian Stand-Off: How My Grandparents Learned to Defend Their Bedroom
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Don't mess with Texas, or these seriously strapped senior citizens.