Minter Dial

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Everything you need to know about Body Clock, the new way to get a good night’s sleep

BEAUTY WORLDWIDE BEAUTY<p>Recently, Americans have been turning towards technology in the quest for a good night’s sleep. The aim of these …

Sleep

5 Ways Your Sleeping Position Can Affect Your Health

When you think of your health, what do you normally try to fix and put in place? Well, the obvious answers would be a good diet, workouts and good …

Sleep

8 Reasons You're Waking Up Mid-Sleep, and How to Fix Them

One minute you’re snoozing peacefully, the next you’re wide awake in the dead of night. Sound familiar? Unless you’re blessed enough to conk out like …

Sleep

A Stanford neurologist’s nine simple tips for quality sleep

The serious consequences of sleep deprivation perennially capture society’s attention. And, as kids head back to school, sleep and a lack of it are of particular concern.<p>Compared to historical norms, how have our contemporary expectations of sleep changed? What are the effects of inadequate sleep? …

Sleep

Wysh launches its AI and human-powered concierge service after 2 years in stealth mode

Chatbots continue to be the first line of offense for AI-powered apps. Facebook recently announced that it has over 300,000 business bots on its Messenger platform, and the growth of conversational user interfaces isn’t slowing.<p>But most of these bots aren’t using AI at all. Even with today’s …

AI Offers Huge Potential, But it Won't Happen Overnight

While nearly everyone at tech conferences like last week's Fortune Brainstorm Tech talks up the huge potential benefits of AI, getting it deployed …

Artificial Intelligence

Can This Startup Break Big Tech’s Hold on A.I.?

<b>IN THE MODERN FIELD OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE</b>, all roads seem to lead to three researchers with ties to Canadian universities. The first, Geoffrey …

Artificial Intelligence

21 Sleep Hacks That Actually Work

Every Sleep Hack Ever<p>While you don't want to eat a big meal within two to three hours of your bedtime and you should avoid alcohol entirely if you're …

Experts Reveal What Sleeping With Your Arms Above Your Head Means About Your Personality

If you're anything like me, then you don't give a second thought to your sleep position until you're having one of those nights that make you toss …

Sleep

Try this simple technique to fall asleep in 30 seconds or less

We all have trouble falling asleep from time to time. There are few things as frustrating as being tired and not being able to drop off to …

Meditation

Why Do I Wake Up Early For No Reason? This Is What Your Body Is Trying To Tell You

It's happened to all of us at some point or another; waking up after what feels like a good night's sleep, only to find that it's still the middle of …

Sleep

Why Lack of Sleep Has a Deleterious Effect on the Brain

Few things are worse for your health than long-term sleep deprivation. The sleep deprived have a higher risk of quite a number of conditions …

Sleep

10 Common Things That Belong Nowhere Near Your Bed

You know that feeling when you walk into a spa? The calm music, the soothing decor... it's an environment that's been carefully crafted to make you …

Essential Oils

7 Insomnia Cures That Sleep Experts Swear By

If you're someone who has suffered from insomnia, you've likely tried everything under the sun to help yourself fall asleep at night. Counting sheep …

Sleep

How To Stop Your Mind From Racing At Night

Some nights, you get into bed and your mind starts going over every single thing you've done, ever, since you've been alive. Or, it goes through …

You Asked: What’s the Best Sleeping Pill?

Something is keeping Americans up at night. More than one third of adults regularly don’t get enough sleep, and 25% percent of kids have difficulty …

Sleeping Tips from Highly Successful People

Sleeping Tips from Highly Successful People<p>Ready to Hack your sleep? We chatted with three entrepreneurs to learn how they prepare to get the best …

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

“Sleep inertia” explains why you feel so groggy when you wake up

It’s a cruel quirk of nature: No matter how many times you hit snooze, you’re still rubbing your eyes and yawning an hour after your alarm goes off. If sleeping is meant to be restful, why do we feel so damn tired when we wake up?<p>The answer was revealed in this short excerpt from an in-depth …

The science behind the perfect nap to boost productivity and creativity

During the early 1900s, surrealist painter, Salvador Dali, developed a napping hack for generating his new creative ideas and staying productive with …

What I learned by living without artificial light

Linda Geddes decided to live for weeks in only candlelight – no bulbs, no screens. Along the way, she discovered simple things that everyone can try to sleep and feel better.<p>We spend a third of our lives either sleeping… or trying to get to sleep. But in the world of 24/7 living and artificial …

With polyphasic sleep, you can thrive on as little as two hours per night

According to the National Institutes of Health, we spend about 26 years of our life asleep, one-third of the total. The latest research states that …

6 Late-night Habits Ruining Your Sleep

You can use a wearable or tracker to monitor your sleep with astonishing accuracy (we’re talkin’ graphs that outline how long you’re in each …

Deadly Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Transcript<p>Announcer: The Health Minute, produced by University of Utah Health.<p>Interviewer: Sleep apnea is more than just feeling tired. It can also …

This Is the #1 Sleep Position for Lower Back Pain (If You Sit at a Desk All Day)

Along with a career and a steady paycheck, working at a desk job can come with some unwanted side effects. Although it's widely known that spending …

Yoga

Why We Sleep and The Business of Sleep reviews: Why the business world should care about getting more shut-eye

It quickly becomes clear while reading The Business of Sleep that sleep is the ultimate corporate tool.<p>Being better rested makes employees more …

Sleep

I tried 6 natural sleep supplements for my insomnia—here’s what worked for me

We’ve been told over and over again that a healthy night’s sleep is the key to being your best self. (That’s to say clear-headed, anxiety-free, and …

Sleep: The Antidote for Fear

It’s no secret that a good night’s rest has many benefits. Now, a team of researchers at the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at …

Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks

If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.<p>The droll …