"Sometimes," said Walt Disney, "we can recognize ourselves in animals. That's what makes them so interesting." He was more right than he knew. One group of people may have had particular insight into human sleep behavior and its disorders: Disney animators.
You might assume that the apocalypse will be scored with some Wagnerian black metal, or at least a swelling orchestral arrangement. But we think you’ll meet the end with a catchy earworm torturing you. Here are 12 tunes that will be stuck in your head as the world comes down.
If you're reading this, congrats! The world is still here and the Mayans were totally wrong about the end times—or at least the apocalyptic conspiracy nuts that misinterpreted their calendar rollover were. So, to celebrate that Hunhau, ruler of the Mayan underworld, has not risen from Mitnal to end all of creation,…
For the bike freak comes the Rem lamp, which takes its inspiration from the handlebar and brake mechanism found on a countless number of the timeless two-wheeled vehicle. Squeeze the brake, and the light turns off. But don't worry, it's not all stop stop stop; squeeze again and the light comes right back. I suppose…
Sleeping isn't just about refreshing us for the day ahead. It also has a more long-term impact on our health. The deep REM sleep associated with dreams actually shuts off our brain's stress chemistry and soothes our most painful memories.
The problem with trying to do any sort of meaningful research into the way people dream is that it's not exactly easy to give instructions to someone who is asleep. Most of us have no control over what we do when we're sleeping, and limited memories of what we did.
Mistaken as an endorsement for the delicious citrusy beverage of the same name, Orange Crush serves as a reminder that R.E.M. wasn't relegated to songs about unrequited love and people that were shiny and possibly happy.
In this thrilling video, you are witnessing ostriches during two phases of sleep: slow wave, or SWS, and repaid eye movement, or REM.
With the broadcast networks' upfront presentations right around the corner, TV studios everywhere are scrambling to pitch shows for Fall 2011. But which shows will make it past the pilot stage? Rumor has it some promising shows are in danger.
The young mutants of X-Men: First Class explain why the movie focuses on more obscure characters. Martin Sheen is amazed with the new Spider-Man Andrew Garfield. Plus a new Prometheus love interest, a massive Doctor Who roundup, and much more!