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The Mysterious Reasons Why Many Koreans Won’t Sleep Anywhere Near a Fan
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Where did this thinking start — and is there any truth to it?
The Artistic Power of Sleep Paralysis
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A conversation with Carla McKinnon, founder of the Sleep Paralysis Project.
How Goya's Drawing of a Dream Changed How We Think About Art
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Goya's 1799 etching, "The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters," looked to the subconscious long before anyone else did.
Man, Wasn't Nickelodeon's Time Blaster Clock Awesome?
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The slime-themed bedside device defined the mid-'90s Nickelodeon aesthetic.
The Dark Side of Lucid Dreaming
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Described as a deep dive into our consciousness, lucid dreaming is more popular than ever. But what happens when participating in fantasies becomes a nightmare?
Exploring the Sleep Struggles of a Genius: Franz Kafka's Insomnia
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Sleep struggles surfaced in the literary master's diaries.
7 Common Sex Dreams And What They Really Mean
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According to several experts.
My Freshman Year, I Shared a Bed With 3 Other People
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Nothing about the sleeping arrangement made sense.
From Silent Films to Superbad: The Evolution of the Movie Sleepover
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How the teenage rite-of-passage appeared on-screen says a lot about who we are as a culture.