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Why Does Coffee Wake You Up?

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We all know coffee will perk us up in the morning. But why? We're going to find out just why the coffee bean does what it does.

Does Chamomile Tea Really Make You Sleepy?

Author: | Categories: Science, Sleep Aids 110 Comments
Among all non-prescription sleep aids, chamomile is one of the most popular. But does the research really support this?

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You

Author: | Categories: Science, Trivia 849 Comments
Once you go back before the 1800s, sleep starts to look a lot different. Your ancestors slept in a way that modern sleepers would find bizarre.

Can You Thrive with Only Five Hours of Sleep a Night?

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We’ve all met them. The weirdos who get 5 hours a sleep a night. Maybe Four hours. And they love it. They say they wake up refreshed and that’s all their body needs. Let's call them mini-sleepers.
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