Escape to Wisconsin Where There's Less Sleep, More Shoveling.

Posted by Julie Tramonte on Jun 24, 2014 5:57:31 PM
Wisconsin ties for the state that gets the least amount of sleep. Sharif Durhams wonders if it's because we're all dairy farmers who have to wake at the crack of dawn. Maybe it's because we're always shoveling.

We just discovered that Wisconsin gets less sleep than “the city that never sleeps.” In fact, we sleep less than residents in 48 other states, tying with Rhode Island as the state whose residents get the least amount of sleep, averaging only 8 hours and 26 minutes a night compared to the 9 hours and 7 minutes Mississippi residents get. At least that’s what The Washington Post originally determined using data from an American Time Use Survey.

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Topics: MATTRESS MADNESS

Sleeping on Planes Just Got Easier

Posted by Julie Tramonte on Apr 24, 2014 1:29:24 PM
You'll know you've arrived with the new $20,000 Jumbo 747 Sleeper bed from MotoArt. (Picture: MotoArt/Rex Features)

A VERY UNUSUAL story landed on my desk recently. It was about a bed made from a Boeing 747 jet engine, as reported by Metro, an online news source in the UK.

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Topics: MATTRESS MADNESS