Week in Sleep: Dog Daze of Summer

By Alyse Borkan  |  Jul 31, 2015
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While you stayed glued to the air conditioner, we stayed up to date with these sleep stories. Everything you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

The dog days of summer are upon us. That means everything is hot all the time and our desperate attempts to escape the blistering heat have commenced. Thankfully, technology is on our side, though not in the way you’re thinking. These five innovations look like your average furniture and home accessories, but they’re designed to keep you cool as well — no AC required. (Elle Decor)

A new study suggests the answers you’re stumped to remember while awake, may be easier to recall after a night’s sleep. (CNN)

In a video that recently went viral on YouTube, the cute pugs can be seen sleeping tightly squished next to one another in a straight line.  (TODAY)

Japan is one of the most “nap-friendly” countries in the world. Some companies even encourage their employees to take quick, 20-minute snoozes at their desk. Because nodding in your desk chair isn’t exactly comfortable, Japanese retailer Thank recently began selling sleep-ready office chairs. (Van Winkle’s)

Fireworks have nothing on this fireball that turned the Argentinian sky into a bright, extraterrestrial shade of green this week. (Van Winkle’s)

Move over, McGriddle. McDonald’s is now testing gourmet breakfast in Australia, including avocado toast and Belgian waffles. (The Huffington Post)

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