RLS: More Than a Feeling

I was thrilled to find an article in USA Today summing up studies showing a genetic link to Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). Remember, RLS is that condition where people get a creepy, crawly sensation in their legs, usually around bedtime when they lie down. It goes away...

Sleep Hacking Circa 1945

From the Time Magazine archives: a story about Richard Buckminster Fuller, who tried hacking sleep back in 1943, and came up with similar results to those we’ve discussed before (namely, social isolation from others who sleep on a “normal”...

Sleep Deprivation at 11,000 Feet

When I heard through England’s Telegraph online paper about business millionaire David Hempleman-Adams’s latest adventure—ballooning across the Atlantic in a wicker basket the size of a big chair—my first though was “that’s just plain dumb.” We hear about these thrill...