Category: sleep

  • When Do They Sleep?

    Pretty cool little web service that tells you when your favorite tweeters sleep. Apparently, I sleep from 11PM to 7AM, which is completely wrong, but hey, it’s cool! {via presurfer}

  • DOoP Multi Sensory Alarm Knows How Long You’ve Slept

    It’s a known fact that most adults don’t get enough sleep. With jobs, kids, and our daily occupations, sleep seems to be the last thing on our minds. In other parts of the world, naps have always helped those that needed some respite, but sometimes, you just need a good night’s sleep. Read More…

  • A Metric Century Night Bike Ride

    I was way too tired last week to go out on bike rides. I was back at teaching fulltime, around 28 hours a week, on top of that, I was covering some freelance blog posts at Unplggd. That meant that I was going to bed very late and waking up early. My system included a […]

  • TGIF

    It’s been a long week. I’ve had a full teaching load, 27 hours of teaching, plus my usual freelance writing posts. Since I was off the week before, I haven’t yet been able to go back to a full work schedule. It has disrupted my training schedule. I go to bed too late and get […]

  • My Lifehacker Comment on Napping

    As a freelance writer/teacher and now graduate student, I find my schedule pretty full. I work the whole day and come home for a lunch break. Then I leave again for the afternoon. I tend to come home anywhere between 4PM and 8PM, depending on the day. I’ll go out for bike rides 5 times […]

  • Zeo: The Personal Sleep Coach

    If you’ve ever suffered from insomnia, you know how debilitating it can be to spend a night tossing and turning in your bed. You go to bed tired and you wake up tired. Zeo has thought of a way of helping all of you insomniacs get some rest without hitting the pills. Zeo will apparently […]

  • Knock Knock Math Joke

    -Knock knock! -Who’s there? -3 period. -3 period? –3 PERIOD IMPLIES CHAOS! Seemed a lot funnier in my head after 27 hours awake. Or more like 32 hours no sleep. Then 2 hours sleep. Then 6 hours no sleep. Getting really loony. Update: I got about 10 hours sleep last night and woke up refreshed.

  • Zonked Out

    I’ve been up since 9AM on Sunday. I managed to sleep from 2:30PM till 5PM. I had an important exam this morning. It went well, but it’s left be a bit knackered. I plan on staying up another half hour to complete my work and then hit the sack. Tomorrow I can sleep in, but […]

  • Fatal Familial Insomnia

    Fatal familial insomnia (FFI) is a very rare autosomal dominant inherited prion disease of the brain. The dominant gene responsible has been found in just 50 families worldwide; if only one parent has the gene, the offspring have a 50% chance of inheriting it and developing the disease. The disease’s genesis and the patient’s progression […]

  • 15 Hours

    After having a crazy long numerical analysis exam, I went to the Pub with the people in math. It was fun. Lunch was paid by our departmental student association. Students from 1st, 2nd and 3rd year mingled with graduate students. It was fun. Thanfully, I wasn’t teaching that day. I was actually feeling a bit […]