Say what you will about how comfortable a hammock is for sleeping, Eagles Nest Outfitters is working to make them just a bit more hospitable with its new DoubleNest LED that incorporates a string of glowing lights so you can read, adjust your sleeping bag, or easily find your way back after a bathroom break.
A year in space is nothing—to study the isolation that astronauts might experience, scientists first lived in caves for months at a time, isolated from all environmental cues. No offense to Commander Scott Kelly, I’m sure zero-gravity life is hard. But the caves seem much worse.
Waking up is hard. Anybody who can just get straight up in the morning cannot be trusted. For the rest of us, we make do with phones and alarm clocks and snoozing and coffee and showers and jobs that pay us to not be late. Perhaps we’re going to easy on ourselves. Maybe we need a high voltage ejector bed that shoots…
If there's one thing mankind doesn't have enough of, and never will, it's contraptions that make it easier and more comfortable to stop and have a nap—anywhere. Designed to replace those floppy neck pillows that never really work, the NapAnywhere works kind of like a neck brace, but instead of letting your spine heal,…
Devices that collect all kinds of fitness and health metrics populated the halls of CES this year, but Sleep Number revealed one of the more intriguing options with its new x12 bed featuring the company's SleepIQ technology. In addition to providing as comfy a night's sleep as possible through a series of inflatable…
In today's world we have lots of sleep aides like Tempur-Pedic beds and, uh, Ambien. But if you're still using the bore-yourself-to-sleep method, some bad news is coming down the pike: Counting sheep doesn't work.
It's a lazy Sunday. Maybe you slept in super late; that's kinda what Sundays are for. But what good is all that comatose-time doing you anyway? What if you just cut it out and were productive or something instead?
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…
The mid-afternoon lull is a common problem. But if you often find yourself dribbling upon your keyboard during a short power nap at work, maybe you need something like this convertible desk, designed for specifically for snoozing, in your life.
While you are sinking into you soft, pillow-top mattress—or pile of trash—there are a handful of human beings in space who take to their nightly respite a little differently, by strapping themselves into a zero-g space coffin. Apparently it's better than it sounds.
I'm such a wild sleeper that sometimes I wake up in the most awkward of positions. Face planted, facing the wrong direction, diagonal, on the completely other side—you name it, I've woken up in it. I was always wanted to know my movement patterns. Photographer Paul Schneggenburger created a photography series that…
Sometimes all a child needs is their favorite stuffed animal to fall asleep. Other times, it's not so easy. So Takara Tomy worked with Ikuo Honma—a cognitive and respiratory science researcher—to develop this plush Minnie Mouse doll with a realistic breathing mechanism that supposedly helps anyone drift off to sleep.
Who says the first thing you have to do when moving to a new city is find an apartment? As long as you've got a vehicle at your disposal—upgraded with this inflatable back seat air mattress—you've got a portable pad that lets you roam the city from job to job, and party to party.
Do you deal with visiting family members during the holidays that more than overstay their welcome? This year try putting them up in one of these Podtime tubes, they'll quickly get the message that maybe they should have booked a hotel instead.
Riding high on its success with gel shoe inserts, Dr. Scholl's is expanding its comfort empire with a line of Technogel sleep accessories covered in the same blue goo that you slide into your shoes—promising a comfy and cool night's sleep.
If you live in San Francisco and felt this morning's earthquake, the idea of hanging an entire retractable bed from your ceiling probably seems ludicrous. But if you're crammed into a tiny New York apartment, it might instead seem like pure genius.
Despite being freely prescribed across the US, a new study shows that sleeping tablets increase the risk of death for those taking them—and are associated with up to 500,000 extra fatalities a year in the US alone. And nobody knows why.
For some people, weather means nothing; they have to get outside and into nature no matter what. Here's the thing, though: without the right gear, they will die out there. Here's some of the sweetest cold-weather camp gear around.