Sleep

The Eight Sleep Pod is the first bed that warms or cools for a perfect night’s sleep

NEWS – When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep in the 21st century, it’s not enough to just replace an old mattress with a new one. It’s now gotten … complicated. Instead of old-time spring coil mattresses, you can now choose from foam, air or hybrid designs. We now buy “sleep systems”.  One …

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6 noise-reducing gadgets to help you work or sleep

ARTICLE  – Have you ever been lying in bed unable to fall asleep due to loud traffic or obnoxious neighbors? It turns out that enduring stressful noises like these negatively impacts our well-being. Similarly, sounds in the workplace can disrupt us and influence our productivity, which is where noise-reducing and noise-canceling gadgets come in to save …

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Try pink noise for better sleep and memory

ARTICLE – I recently read an article in Curiosity about how pink noise can help you fall asleep just like white noise. I knew about white noise being used for sleep but had never heard of pink noise (those of you steeped in the world of acoustics or engineering will have to forgive this biologist/entomologist …

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This smart ring is supposed to help you fall asleep faster

NEWS – If you’ve ever had insomnia, you know that it’s a miserable experience. You’re so tired, but you can’t fall asleep. Some sleeping medications might help the problem for a while, but could a gadget help you fall asleep faster? That’s where Thim comes in. Thim is a wearable smart ring that is designed …

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ASTI LectroFan Micro2 sleep sound machine / Bluetooth speaker review

REVIEW – Sleep.  We all need it, but for many of us, we don’t get enough.  Sleeping in hotel rooms is especially problematic. Loud climate control systems, aircraft or traffic noise certainly contribute to the issue.  My favorite are these two: the ever-present “I don’t care that this isn’t my house and I’ll talk as …

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Finally a pillow designed for those of us who wear glasses

NEWS – I’ve worn glasses for years and for the most part they don’t bother me. That is except when I’m trying to lay on my side while relaxing or watching tv. It seems, no matter how I position myself, my glasses inevitably end up digging into the side face. The LaySee pillow is designed …

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Sztrokia Sleep Sound Machine white noise generator review

REVIEW – If you enjoy the soothing sounds of rain, a fan, the ocean, or perhaps the gentle quiet sound of nature at night, then the Sztrokia Sleep Sound Machine would be a great device for you to have. Whether you like to listen to these sounds while you sleep, study, or just need some kind …

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