Humor

What the 'Ambien Walrus' Really Is, According to the Person Who Made It Up
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When you were hopped up on sleeping pills and bought all that Toblerone and snorkeling gear on Amazon? Yeah, that was Walrus.
13 Tales of Sleep Deprivation from New Parents
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Sleep deprivation is a central pillar of parenting. And as these tales illustrate, exhaustion causes new parents to do some strange things.
Who in Their Right Mind Would Pay for a Nap?
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I pondered this on a recent midday visit to a New York nap spa.
Sleep Isn't Pretty — No Matter How Hard Stock Photos Try to Convince You It Is
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New stock photo sites have ditched that corporate, mass-market feel, but are they encouraging us to aspire to a lifestyle that doesn't exist?
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.
6 Weird, Soothing Videos to Help You Escape Holiday Hell
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Tis the season for anxiety, but watching slime can melt your holly, jolly jitters away.
Behind the Blacklight: An Oral History of MTV's "Roomraiders"
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Before social media squashed the concept of TMI, before the Great Recession flatlined the country and before everyone stopped going to the mall, weekdays at 4:30 belonged to the teens with blacklights.
Can Sharing Your ‘Crazy Dream from Last Night’ Ever Be Funny?
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We asked four comedians — who make the mundane interesting for a living — if it's possible.
The Anxious Person's Guide to Being Home Alone at Night
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Some adults are afraid of the dark...I've heard.
Why the Hell Did the Grandparents in "Willy Wonka" Sleep Four to a Bed?
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In honor of the film's 45th anniversary, we answer this very pressing question.