science
Wi-Fi Signals May One Day Be Used to Tell If You’re Dreaming

Researchers from MIT have developed a wireless, artificially intelligent sensor that can detect the various stages of sleep, including rapid eye movement—the sleep stage associated with dreaming. The non-invasive system could change the way clinicians diagnose sleep disorders and other health complications. Read More >>

health
Gym Offers 45-Minute Intensive Sleep Routine

Targeting stressed parents who don't have enough time to sleep at night what with working three casual jobs and having numerous social media feeds to maintain, gym group David Lloyd has had an idea. A 45-minute trip to the gym where you lie down and have a nap under the pretence of it being a valuable wellbeing class. Read More >>

health
Lack of Sleep Blamed for Your Rubbish Tweets

Office rudeness has been found to rocket when people spend a bit too long on their phones after bedtime the night before, with a survey suggesting that lower levels of self control caused by not getting enough sleep can trigger bad behaviour the next day. Read More >>

apple
You Can Download Night Shift For MacOS For Free Right Now

You no longer have to worry about your laptop’s bright screen disrupting your sleep schedule. Apple just released Night Shift — a feature that reduces blue light from the display in the evening — on the newest version of macOS Sierra (10.12.4). The update has been in testing since 24th January, but only developers have been able to download it. Now, the update is available for everyone to use. Read More >>

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Apple’s Night Shift is Finally Coming to macOS

Staring at your computer screen in the dead of night can be bad for you, if only because it can also keep you up later than expected. Now, Apple is finally releasing a feature on macOS that will save your precious pupils from the tyranny of blue light. Read More >>

design
A Bed That Warms My Feet So I Fall Asleep Faster Is the Only Furniture I Need

Getting the recommended eight hours of sleep every night means you’ll spend at least a third of your life in bed. So if you’re going to splurge on a piece of furniture, it might as well be a bed that constantly adjusts its comfort to match your sleeping position and warms your feet so you can fall asleep faster at night. Read More >>

gadgets
This Self-Making Duvet Needs to Get Out of My Dreams and Onto My Bed

There’s no better way to end a long day than crawling into a perfectly-made bed, but who has time to actually make their bed as they frantically head off to work in the morning? Nobody. That’s why a self-making duvet might be the best thing you could ever throw on your bed. Read More >>

safety
Don’t Sleep With Your Phone

Fancy computer phones are great. They let us communicate, work, document, learn, complain, order dinner, find consensual sex friends, and plenty of other fun things. If I could attach myself to my phone with some sort of strange, dystopian umbilical cord-like apparatus, I would. Read More >>

science
We Finally Know How Birds Sleep During Flight Without Dying

Owing to some horrendously long flight times, scientists have speculated that certain birds are capable of sleep during flight. A remarkable new experiment by an international team of researchers has now proven this to be true, showing that birds can catch a snooze while hitching a ride on rising air currents. Read More >>

apps
12 Devices and Apps to Quantify Your Sleep

You can quantify just about every part of your life with today’s tech, but what’s more important than getting enough rest? There are now a plethora of ways to keep an eye on the quality of your sleep as well as how much you’re getting. Read More >>

animals
A Great White Shark Got Caught Napping on Camera for the First Time Ever

Do you know what a sleeping great white shark looks like? It’s never been seen before. Until now. A robotic submersible captured the first-ever footage of a great white taking a nap, and you can see it innocently catch some zzzs with its mouth hanging wide open. It looks maybe seven per cent less frightening than a great white that’s awake. Read More >>

aeroplanes
Where Are the Quietest Seats On a Plane?

Today’s the first official day of summer 2016, and isn’t that unexpectedly depressing? Before you book your flights out of this sodden land of puddles and misty breath clouds, it’s worth giving this a quick read. Read More >>

health
Why Are You Always Staying Up Past Your Bedtime?

The consequences of not getting enough sleep are evident to all of us—and yet we’re constantly staying up later than what our internal biological clocks are telling us. A new study shows the elusive nature of what’s to blame. Read More >>

science
Why We Sleep So Poorly In Unfamiliar Places

Many of us have trouble sleeping in an unfamiliar place, like a hotel, or a friend’s house for the first time. When we finally do get to sleep, it’s often fidgety and disturbed. New research shows that one hemisphere of our brain stays more active during the first night of sleep—and it does so to keep us ready for trouble. Read More >>

android
How to Set Android Volume Buttons to Snooze and Dismiss Alarms

In the midst of your early morning stupour, it can be difficult to drag your mind out of sleeping and accurately operate your phone (see our previous tips). If you’re reaching out for your Android phone in the dark and with bleary eyes, then you can use the physical hardware buttons instead. Read More >>