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Is Sleep-Storming the New Brainstorming?

Ever have a dream so vivid you thought you were watching a movie? Hollywood director James Cameron did, and that dream inspired the movie character and film of the same name, “The Terminator.”   Or consider the famous Rolling Stones song, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.” Keith Richards not only dreamed the opening verse one…

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She Shares What It’s Like Working on NFL Digital Team

Haselwood works for NFL Digital Media as a user experience, or UX, designer. One of her duties is collecting information from football fans to make sure they have a positive experience when logging on to their favorite NFL app. Of course, every day doesn’t extend beyond her desk. Did Somebody Say Fantasy Football? With the…

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A Bedtime Routine That Helps Fido– and You– Sleep Better

People aren’t the only creatures who can suffer from sleeplessness. Dogs can suffer, too. And just like a human partner’s restlessness can keep a spouse awake, dogs who don’t sleep well can negatively impact their owners’ sleep. If you are concerned your dog isn’t getting enough sleep, or if your dog’s restlessness is preventing it…

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3 Tips to Get Red Carpet Ready

With the Kids Film It Festival quickly approaching, it’s time to go through a checklist for the big event to ensure you’re red carpet ready.  Tickets? New threads? Your style is on fleek.   But, being red carpet ready means more than just Instagram selfies. #kidsfilmitfestival   How are you sleeping? Are you ready for overnight travel? And what foods should…

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What Causes Snoring? And What You Can Do About It

Everything you need to know about snoring. A freight train holds no candle to the snoring emanating from the other end of the bed. Your dilemma: wake them up or say goodbye to a good night’s sleep. Some 48 percent of people in the U.S. say they snore, according to the American Sleep Association. If…

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How to Get Better Sleep: Actionable Guide

Most of us don’t get enough sleep. An in-depth guide to help you get better sleep. About a third of Americans get less than seven hours of sleep a night, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Seven hours is what the CDC considers restorative sleep, for the purpose of their research. What keeps so…

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How Lack of Sleep Affects Hormonal Balance

We’ve talked a lot about sleep and the importance of it in this sponsored series with our friends at Sleep Number. Separately, we’ve started talking on our podcast about the importance of hormonal balance—and how our hormones being out of balance can be the cause of myriad health issues for women of all ages.  …

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BIOMETRICS COMES TO NFL: WHAT FINGERPRINTS CAN DO

When Seattle Seahawks’ fans descend upon CenturyLink Field this season, they’ll be able to skip the concession lines thanks to biometrics. They won’t have to spend 20 minutes shushing hungry kids in line or fumble for their IDs to buy beer. Instead, they can scan their fingerprint in a separate checkout lane and instantly pay…

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3 Things You Can’t Do in Your Sleep

Some things we can’t do in our sleep are obvious, like cook a meal or run a marathon (unless you can, and then we, and many sleep researchers, would like to hear from you).   Other things that sleep prevents aren’t so obvious. If you can walk in your sleep, talk in your sleep, and…

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Video: Quality Sleep Keeps a Park Ranger on a Quest

Sailor, Surfer and Park Manager – Jim Wilson grew up on the ocean. After thirty years studying turtles and shore-birds, quality sleep has become a crucial resource in a life devoted to conservation. Content by Sleep Number®.      WATCH THE REST OF THIS VIDEO SERIES: Video: The Importance of Healthy Sleep for Star Chasing…

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Healthy Sleep’s Role in North America’s Last Frontier

The night sky has been a constant throughout the life of horseback adventure guide Missy Cantrell. After leaving her life in the city behind, she spends long days and late nights traversing the rugged, beautiful mountains of Fort Davis – where quality sleep on her Sleep Number® bed keeps her on the path of exploration….

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