Week in Sleep: Text All Night, Nap All Day

By Alyse Borkan  |  Sep 24, 2016
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While you were up late talking to Insomnobot-3000, we caught up with these sleep stories. Everything you need to sleep soundly this weekend: 

Casper rolled out a chatbot that is designed to talk to you in the middle of the night when the rest of the world is already sleeping. Text it to chat about midnight snacks, Seinfeld reruns, or weekend plans. (Inc. Magazine)

Casper launched a dog mattress. Need a dog’s eye review of it? Henri the Malshi tells all. (TechCrunch)

McDonald’s may soon add the Happy Meal to its all-day breakfast menu. It plans to test-market the iconic kiddie boxes, with two McGriddles cakes or an egg-and-cheese McMuffin, on Monday at 73 restaurants in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area. (CNN Money)

For a very small number of people, deemed “super sleepers,” getting less than 7 hours of sleep does not seem to have any effect on how they say they feel. New results show that their functioning may actually still be affected by the shortage of sleep even though they report feeling just fine. (Live Science)

These eight foods you should avoid before bed to get your best rest. Make sure you keep them out of your fridge to avoid any midnight snacking. (The Huffington Post)

 

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