Environment

How to Sleep in Winter
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Resting through winter blues and sore throats.
Unable to Land in Water, Some Birds Sleep While Soaring Over the Ocean
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What frigatebirds lack in waterproofing they make up for in wingspan — and some interesting rest habits.
Welcome to the Bedroom of the Future
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According to three futurists who are very good at predictions.
The Boombox and the Street Corner Revolution
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The portable sound system that sparked a cultural revolution.
Sunflowers Have Circadian Rhythms, Too
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Some cool breaking news from the world of botany.
In the World’s Noisiest City, Good Sleep Comes at a Steep Price
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Is peace and quiet — and thus good sleep — a privilege of the wealthy in one of the world's noisiest cities?
Early Hindus Had a Kama Sutra for Sleeping Positions
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And it factored greatly into their day-to-day lives.
What It’s Like to Sleep in the Land of the Midnight Sun
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Living within 50 miles of the Arctic Circle presents its fair share of (wake) ups and downs.
How to Sleep Comfortably When You Have Poison Ivy
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Come down with the rash after a walk in the woods? Here's how to sleep without wanting to tear your skin off.
A Guide to the Creepy Crawlers That Could Inhabit Your Bed — And How to Defeat Them
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No, this isn't a pleasant tour. But, as some well-informed cartoon soldiers once told us, knowing is half the battle.