Archive for August, 2009

5 Things You Must Know About Sleep

Friday, August 14th, 2009

You’re tired. You could put your head down on a desk right now and fall asleep immediately. You went to bed late last night, had trouble falling asleep and woke up too early. And let’s not kid ourselves: Tonight will be the same unless … well, read on. This is the classic not-so-shut-eye experience of [...]

Top 10 Mysteries of the Mind

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Much of what we don’t understand about being human is simply in our heads. The brain is a befuddling organ, as are the very questions of life and death, consciousness, sleep, and much more. Here’s a heads-up on what’s known and what’s not understood about your noggin. -Jeanna Bryner 1. Consciousness When you wake up [...]

Some People Just Need Less Sleep

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Most of us need about eight or so hours of sleep a night to perform optimally during the day. But scientists have found a mother and daughter who naturally snooze just six nightly hours, waking up bright-eyed and bushy tailed. Sleep logs revealed the 44-year-old woman and her 69-year-old mother have been “natural short sleepers” [...]

Suxishvilebi (Part 8)

Saturday, August 1st, 2009