History

Melania Trump and Her Husband Sleep in Separate Beds
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Sad! Or unremarkable?
In 'Wild Nights,' There's No Such Thing as Normal Sleep
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Benjamin Reiss talks about his new book, "Wild Nights: How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World."
How We Used to Deal With Insomnia, Then vs. Now
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For one, we're not treating it with opium anymore.
"Antiques Roadshow" and the Middle-Class Dream
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"Antiques Roadshow" is more than just chatter about worn veneer and fake Tiffany earrings; It represents the enduring spirit of human hope.
Was 1994 the Year We Started Sharing the Bed with Our Phones?
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Looking back at IBM's Simon, the world's first smartphone.
The Evolution of Bedtime Beauty Routines from the 1920s to the 1950s
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My how the times have changed.
How Andy Warhol's 1963 film "Sleep" Paved the Way For Today's Performance Art Stunts
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Warhol's first full-length film, a 5-hour-and-21-minute clip of his lover sleeping, was as dull as it was revolutionary.
How the Hays Code Forced On-Screen Couples into Separate Beds — and Changed Hollywood Forever
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The Hays Code, created in the 1930s to uphold moral standards, not only affected sex and violence, but also how men and women could interact on screen. Bed sharing was a no-no.
How Did Amelia Earhart Sleep While Flying Around the World?
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A little insight into the in-flight sleep habits of the pilot, champion of women's rights and wearer of awesome pants.
This Sleep Advice from the 1800s is Really Bizarre
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Sleep became a popular topic of discussion and subject of medical research in the 1800s, but you probably won't want to follow most of the advice given.