The Secrets Of Highly Efficient Napping

Not all naps are created equal. Some naps have been shown to rejuvenate where others boost creativity. What's more, when you nap can be as important as how you nap. Here's how to nap like a professional, nap-taking machine. Here's how to nap like you MEAN IT. » 1/21/15 11:30am 1/21/15 11:30am

Why We Need to Sleep So Much

One of the universal truths for most humans who appreciate things like comfort and relaxation and a collection of soft feathers and enveloping warmth and rejuvenation is that we love our sleep. It makes us feel good! And sure it wastes a lot of time but we feel like crap when we don't have enough of it. And beyond… » 10/21/13 9:30pm 10/21/13 9:30pm

Sleeping In Public Just Keeps Getting Easier

Like ostriches themselves, the Ostrich Pillow is enigmatic and generally fascinating. Who would use it? Is it appropriate for children? Is it a sex toy? Hard to say! But it looks downright comfortable for napping. The only issue is carrying it. » 10/12/13 9:19am 10/12/13 9:19am

Nap-Anywhere Ostrich Pillow Does Away With Kids' Napping Woes, Friends

Travel with us, if you will, back to about a year ago when something called the Ostrich Pillow was making waves across the internet with its lofty promises of a napping revolution. But the Ostrich Pillow was made for full grown sleepyheads; no kids allowed—until now, that is. Today, you can purchase for your child or… » 9/06/13 1:32pm 9/06/13 1:32pm

Pods Make Sleeping At The Airport Much Nicer, Or Way Weirder

You know when someone gets up and you take their seat and it's still warm? And it's kind of gross? Or uncomfortably intimate or something? Yeah I'm worried about that times a million with these sleeping pods. » 5/12/13 12:00pm 5/12/13 12:00pm

Every Position Is Fetal Position, When You Nap in This Womb-Shaped Chair

Contemporary designer Freyja Sewell's HUSH is a womb-shaped chair designed to offer a little "me time" for those of us easing the burden of a pricey apartment by living with roommates. » 6/14/12 11:40pm 6/14/12 11:40pm

Let Air Traffic Controllers Nap

In the wake of several high-profile incidents where air traffic controllers were caught falling asleep while working, the FAA has decided to change its work rules. But it still won't allow controllers to take naps. Why not? » 4/18/11 4:20am 4/18/11 4:20am

The Snuggie for After-Hours Use: Snazzy Napper

Use it in the car! Use it on the bus! Use it on the train! You can *even* use it on an airplane! So tells the creator of the SNAZZY NAPPER, a Snuggie/Burqa hybrid-breed for nappers. » 8/20/10 5:48am 8/20/10 5:48am

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Caught on Video Edition

In today's Remainders: video! And in many cases, things caught on video for the first time, like Samsung's E6 and E101 ebook readers, Apple's $1 billion data center, Big Bloom's "miraculous" fuel cell, and a modern day Superman. » 2/22/10 4:22pm 2/22/10 4:22pm

Metronaps: Sweet Sleep Comes at a Price

The EnergyPod by Metronaps promises to "improve employee morale while boosting the bottom line" by encouraging powernapping at work. It's basically a jazzed-up recliner with a blast shield that provides a "semi-private acoustical and visual environment." When it's time to wake up after 20 minutes the chair starts… » 5/07/07 10:30pm 5/07/07 10:30pm