The video above shows a peaceful hillside, with the wind blowing the trees and the soothing sounds of birds chirping. Would you guess that scene is from Grand Theft Auto 5? Turns out video games have a ton of scenes perfect for ambient noise.
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The work week is nearly over - which means you're probably feeling properly buggered right about now. If you're anticipating a late Friday night and don't want to resort to hard drugs or caffeine, this infographic contains bunch of clever ways to keep yourself more alert, ranging from sniffing peppermint oil to various acupressure techniques.
If you've dealt with insomnia, you probably know that therapy can be more beneficial in the long run than medication. One such option is sleep restriction therapy. Here's how it works and why it can help with insomnia.
In today's constantly connected world, the concept of a fixed bedtime routine has become almost alien. Most of us hit the hay after the day's tasks are done and we've had our fill of TV or Netflix - resulting in highly sporadic sleeping patterns.
If you regularly get less than seven hours of sleep with the intention of "catching up" later in the week, you could be doing your mind and body a serious disservice. This infographic explains why we all need to cash in our 'sleep debt' for good.
iOS/Android: We sleep in cycles, and you can feel completely groggy or fully rested depending on where you are in the cycle when you wake up. Smart Alarm Clock tracks your sleep cycles and wakes you up at just the right time.
Most people think the ideal amount of sleep is eight hours per night. As it turns out, that number is just a myth. Some people need more sleep to function optimally during the day, while others require less. Thankfully, it's possible to work out your own magic number with a little experimentation. Here's how it's done.