Old AM Radio Broadcasts Are A Comforting Way To Fall Asleep

Old AM Radio Broadcasts Are A Comforting Way To Fall Asleep

Fifty years ago, lots of people who slept alone fell asleep to the monophonic sound of AM radio. It was part of their bedtime routine. Due to the characteristics of the broadcast frequency, AM radio stations carried news, information, and music from far-off cities at night, frequently reaching communities more than a thousand miles away.…

Beds Aren’t For Calesthenics

Beds Aren’t For Calesthenics

People come up with all kinds of health advice. Some of it’s very good, very perceptive. Some of it is terrible. One of the stupidest bits of advice I’ve come across recently is that you should do calisthenics and other exercises in bed. It’s not repeated in just one place. It’s repeated in many places…

2050: Self-Driving Cars Beget A Sleep Dystopia

2050: Self-Driving Cars Beget A Sleep Dystopia

Can you imagine a world where it’s a luxury to get up from a bed to walk around in an apartment-sized living area? When self-driving cars progress further down the development curve, it could happen. Beyond the effects on jobs in transportation like truck driving and delivery, wages won’t keep up with real estate price…