Week in Sleep: Savoring Summer

By Alyse Borkan  |  Sep 4, 2015
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While you crammed in everything you meant to do all summer, we stayed up to date with these sleep stories. Everything you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

Casper is throwing a Labor Day Sail to upend the mattress industry’s gimmicky sales that just trick consumers into feeling like they got a good deal. (Entrepreneur)

In its quest to sell more gizmos in our smartphone-saturated era, Samsung released a sleep tracker, called SleepSense, that can also plug into other connected devices you might have around your home — such as a smart TV or web-enabled air-con. (TechCrunch)

The entire point of Sleep, a digital album composed by British musician Max Richter, is that the eight-hour piece lulls its listeners to sleep. Sleep is available for purchase Friday, but and streamed live for free on Thursday at 8 p.m. for those who wanted to call it an early night. (New York Magazine)

On October 6, McDonald’s all across America will start serving breakfast menu items at all hours of the day, every day. (The Huffington Post)

In the last year, nitro coffee has insinuated its foamy tentacles into the world of specialty coffee thanks to its smooth, creamy taste and fizzy beer-esque look. But this isn’t just a $5 glass of morning beer—it’s a completely new coffee experience. (Eater)

Reading aloud to your child before bed helps establish a nighttime routine and guarantees parent-child bonding time. But bedtime stories do more than just signal an end to the day, a time for your kid to slow down and unwind. (Van Winkle’s)

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