This is why I love the Wall Street Journal. Sure, its editorial pages are often a little too conservative for me, and I can get a lot of the market news elsewhere. But it's got AHED stories, a sports page, and stories like this one, in today's paper (by Jacob Gallagher): Sleeping Nude: Liberating or … Continue reading The Naked, and Disgusting, Truth about Sleeping in the Nude
It's a question I've often wondered about, but I never seemed to be able to find a suitable answer: Can you make up for lost sleep? I'm sure at this point most of us are aware of how important sleep is for our health, both physical and mental. Ying-Hui Fu, a molecular biologist and geneticist … Continue reading Making Up for Lost (Sleeping) Time
Casper, the online mattress retailer, opened the Dreamery in New York City in July of this year, right next door to its retail store in Soho. Casper refers to the space as “a magical oasis in the middle of New York City where you can hit pause and recharge whenever you want.” Jeff Brooks, CMO of Casper, … Continue reading Sweet Dreamery: Taking Naps in the Middle of NYC (with the help of a boring accounting book)
Elon Musk is worth $20 billion. He turned 47 on June 28, and he said he spent the full 24 hours of his birthday at work. “All night — no friends, nothing,” he said in an interview with the New York Times. Two days later, he was scheduled to be the best man at his brother's … Continue reading Is This What It Takes to Be a Billionaire?
I've written a few times about the loneliness epidemic that has become a major health issue not just in the U.S., but around the world: A Solution to the Isolation Epidemic? One Is the Loneliest Number ‘There I was, alone, with all these people around.’ Some Keys to Longevity Social isolation and loneliness have been associated … Continue reading Loneliness and Sleep Deprivation