1. Adjustable Beds: The Future of Sleep

    Adjustable Beds: The Future of Sleep

    One of the main reasons that life, as it was 150 years ago, looks so different to us today is the enormous amount of technological advancements that have come along and changed how we live our lives. Instant communication with friends half a world away, traveling across a continent in a matter of hours, and getting anything imaginable shipped right to our door would’ve been inconceivable a century and a half ago.

    Yet, for all these improvements that have made our lives easier over the years, there’s one essential part of our daily lives that hasn’t made any big technological leaps: the bed. Maybe it’s because we’ve been sleeping since the dawn of time and so we assume we have it down pat, but our beds have been essentially the same for hundreds of years: flat, with maybe some spongy material for comfort. A revolution for bed tech is on the horizon, however, and it’s being sparked by one innovative game-changer: the adjustable bed frame.

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  2. How Screens Keep You Wired

    How Screens Keep You Wired

    A quick prediction: tonight, you will get into your PJs, shut off the bedroom light, snuggle beneath the blankets, and pull out your phone just one more time for the day so you can see what your friends have been up to, check up on the news, or just scroll through your feed and laugh at something funny. Eerily accurate (or at least pretty close), right?

    No crystal ball needed! Chances are, if it’s not your phone, it’s a tablet, or a television, or maybe even an e-reader; an overwhelming majority of people today, of all ages, just love to see a screen before sleep. Just like electric lighting and the alarm clock, our entertainment and communication devices provide us with much-needed innovation and increased adaptability, while, at the same time, creating another barrier between us and getting our best sleep.

    Yes, we’re sure you’ve heard it before: screens are no good for sleep. But,

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