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Oura is Doing a COVID-19 Study and You Can Participate to Help Stop the Virus

Oura – the company that makes the Oura Ring sleep tracking device – is sponsoring research at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to determine whether the physiological data that the company collects from its users can predict whether they are showing symptoms of coronavirus. If you have an… Read More »Oura is Doing a COVID-19 Study and You Can Participate to Help Stop the Virus

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MyPillow Shifts 75% of Production to Make Face Masks for Hospital Workers

MyPillow is joining the effort to win the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic by shifting 75% of their production to making protective gear for front line hospital workers. Mike Lindell, CEO of the Minnesota-based company, says that two-thirds of MyPillow’s production will be dedicated to manufacturing cotton masks for the… Read More »MyPillow Shifts 75% of Production to Make Face Masks for Hospital Workers

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Bear Mattress Review

Bear is a US-based mattress company that markets itself as making beds for people with active lifestyles. The brand launched in 2015 and offers three different models. We’ll focus this review on the Bear Mattress, the brand’s flagship model. Bear also manufactures the Bear Hybrid and Bear Pro mattresses but… Read More »Bear Mattress Review

Best Types of Pillow

If you’re wondering what the best pillows are but are also interested in what types there are and which ones would be the best for you, then you’re in the right place. Here we’re going through twelve different types of pillows and presenting three best ones in each category.  Research… Read More »Best Types of Pillow

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ZenHaven Mattress Review

ZenHaven is an all-latex flippable mattress from Saatva that is available in two different firmness options: Luxury Plush (4/10 firmness level) and Gentle Firm (7/10). The Talaylay latex construction does a great job of providing pressure relief and contouring support, based on our extensive testing. You may already be familiar… Read More »ZenHaven Mattress Review

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Is It Safe to Sleep in the Same Bed as Your Partner While Quarantined?

The increasing awareness of COVID-19 means that all of us are going to have to take extra precautions to help reduce the spread of this pandemic. Most medical experts, scientists, and other health professionals recommend that you self-quarantine – meaning isolate yourself in your house and never leave unless necessary… Read More »Is It Safe to Sleep in the Same Bed as Your Partner While Quarantined?

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TikTok Users Are Streaming Themselves Sleeping For Profit. People Are Actually Watching.

Some TikTok users are streaming videos of themselves sleeping overnight and are actually making cash doing so, according to a new investigation from the New York Times. Resources mentioned in this article TikTok – Social media platform Eight Sleep Blue Wave Glasses – Blue-light-blocking glasses Sleepline Audio: Better Sleep Starts… Read More »TikTok Users Are Streaming Themselves Sleeping For Profit. People Are Actually Watching.

Casper Mattress Review

Casper is one of the largest and most popular internet mattress companies out there. You’ve likely seen their advertisements and know several people who already own one. The real question is: Is this mattress all hype or is it worth buying? The Casper is a hybrid mattress containing three foam… Read More »Casper Mattress Review

Saatva Mattress Review

Out of all of the trendy “mattress-in-a-box” internet companies that have been disrupting the industry in recent years, Saatva is one of the most popular. Their marketing strategy of sponsoring popular podcasts (Your Mom’s House, etc.) has put their brand name in front of millions of consumers, but you’re probably… Read More »Saatva Mattress Review

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Coronavirus Keeping You Up at Night? Here’s How to Relax and Get Some Sleep

A new version of coronavirus – labeled 2019-nCoV – was discovered recently in Wuhan, China after people began developing pneumonia without an obvious cause. So far no existing vaccines or treatments are effective at treating this outbreak, which has been spreading internationally. The disease can be transmitted from human-to-human and… Read More »Coronavirus Keeping You Up at Night? Here’s How to Relax and Get Some Sleep

Sleep and Fertility

Sleeping well could increase your chances of conceiving. Although it’s not the only factor, sleep certainly plays a role in fertility; both male and female reproductive functioning gets better on sufficient sleep as hormones are balanced better and all organs work properly.  Other factors that play a large role in… Read More »Sleep and Fertility

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The Guy Who Designed the iPod, iPhone, and Nest Buys This Sleep Product For His Friends

You may not recognize the name Tony Fadell but you’re definitely familiar with his work: He’s the superstar designer who helped create the iPod, iPhone, and Nest. Fadell was a guest on a recent episode of the Tim Ferris podcast where he discussed a wide range of issues including sleep.… Read More »The Guy Who Designed the iPod, iPhone, and Nest Buys This Sleep Product For His Friends

Best Mattress Deals

Let’s face it: buying a mattress can be one of the most expensive purchases you’ll ever make. With premium brands costing thousands of dollars, it’s really important that you shop around and try to find deals or sales. Fortunately most leading retailers have hidden sales pages where you can find… Read More »Best Mattress Deals

Best Massage Guns

Massage guns are the latest high-tech active recovery tools that are popular among athletes, weightlifters, and regular people suffering from chronic pain who want the benefits of massage therapy at home. Most massage guns utilize percussive therapy; meaning that the device vibrates to help your muscles recover faster, improve range… Read More »Best Massage Guns

Best Mattresses by Age

It’s important that you personalize your mattress based on your own unique sleeping habits, regardless of what age you are. Senior citizens, kids, and teens all tend to have certain requirements when it comes to sleeping; and there are mattresses that are designed to accommodate these different age groups. You… Read More »Best Mattresses by Age

Americans Are Still Having a Hard Time Getting Enough Sleep – But the Situation is Improving

Scientists have been updating us with information about how we sleep and what they have told us so far is that every year, Americans sleep shorter and have more sleep problems, such as the inability to fall asleep and stay asleep. Two 2017 studies based their findings on the National… Read More »Americans Are Still Having a Hard Time Getting Enough Sleep – But the Situation is Improving

Best Travel Mattresses

I’m sure you can relate the nightmare of trying get a good night of sleep while traveling. While we’re at home we can control every single aspect of our sleep environment and tailor it to our individual preferences. Unfortunately you can’t bring your comfortable home mattress with you when you’re… Read More »Best Travel Mattresses

Best Mattresses

We’ve spent countless hours testing out the most popular mattresses from all of the leading brands. We judged each mattress using standardized metrics such as comfort, structural integrity, and durability. After extensive testing we determined that the best mattress is the DreamCloud. A close runner-up are the mattresses offered by… Read More »Best Mattresses

How We Rate Mattresses

Overview and Methodology We judge mattresses by the following criteria: Comfort Structural integrity and durability Firmness and support The oldest known mattress dates back to 77,000 years ago and humans have been using them to get a more comfortable night of sleep ever since. Early mattresses were constructed out of… Read More »How We Rate Mattresses

Video: Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Falls Asleep During Trump Speech

At multiple points during President Donald Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross appeared to be completely unconscious. Ross, who is 81, fell asleep for a solid 15 minutes according to several videos recorded during the speech in New York City. Most embarrassingly, Trump spoke… Read More »Video: Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Falls Asleep During Trump Speech

Sleeping Pills and Sleep

Sleeping pills are often used as a quick fix for a sleepless night but many Americans use them for much longer than advised. Pills mainly work by causing drowsiness and “knocking us out” until the morning comes. However, we won’t always wake up refreshed – especially if we take them… Read More »Sleeping Pills and Sleep

Best Cooling Pillow

Our bodies are naturally warm, especially when we sleep. However, some people feel warmer than natural. This sensation makes sleeping difficult. They often wake up drenched in sweat and have a hard time getting back to sleep. And that’s just on regular nights. Imagine how difficult it can be during… Read More »Best Cooling Pillow

Best Nursing Pillow

Ensuring that a newborn baby gets all the needed nutrients is of paramount importance to any parent. Whether you are breastfeeding your baby or feeding via a bottle, a good nursing pillow will make nursing so much easier and comfortable. Lactation consultants developed nursing pillows to help moms and their… Read More »Best Nursing Pillow

Best Pregnancy Pillow

Pregnancy is a challenging phase and the many changes that a pregnant woman’s body experiences makes sleeping difficult. You can no longer sleep comfortably and even your usual sleeping position doesn’t seem to work anymore. Just as you’re getting the hand of sleeping in a particular position, you move into… Read More »Best Pregnancy Pillow

Why Do We Sleep?

Overview There hasn’t been a single answer to this question yet because sleep is incredibly complex with numerous functions and processes occurring during sleep. Although physically quite inactive, our mental activity is not to be ignored. Our minds prepare us for future learning, we store information from short-term into long-term… Read More »Why Do We Sleep?

Sleep and Dopamine

Overview Dopamine is frequently associated with positive emotions and a feeling of euphoria. However, researchers have discovered other interesting functions of dopamine – for example, its role in adverse events, where it carries out an important task in helping learn how to avoid negative situations. Dopamine can be used to… Read More »Sleep and Dopamine

Fitbit Charge 3 Review

Fitbit is well-known for their activity trackers and with the Fitbit Charge 3, they are out to stake their claim in the sleep tracking niche as well. The Charge 3 is a nice marriage between smartwatches, sleep trackers and fitness trackers. It has a little of each and tries to… Read More »Fitbit Charge 3 Review

SleepScore Max Review

SleepScore Max is a contactless sleep tracking device. This is convenient for those who don’t like wearing sleep tracking devices like the Fitbit Ionic. But more than the device itself, the real beauty of this device is on the algorithms that it uses to analyze the data it collects and… Read More »SleepScore Max Review

Garmin VivoSmart 4 Review

The Garmin Vivosmart 4 is a multi-functional sleep and fitness tracker. Just like the Fitbit, the Vivosmart 4 looks like a fashionable accessory. Garmin is well-known for collecting and analyzing fitness data for professional athletes. They also counsel them on how much rest they need and whether they need anaerobic… Read More »Garmin VivoSmart 4 Review

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Oura Ring Review

The Oura Ring is a ring-sized advanced body-monitoring tool that works like a multi-purpose fitness tracker. According to its website, the ring “tracks you 24/7 so you can build an accurate, insightful baseline of information about yourself from which you can grow and improve”. We no longer recommend the Oura Ring… Read More »Oura Ring Review