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47: Zzzzzzzz...




Warning! Our show on sleep is actually far from a snoozefest! We find out about the eye-popping origin of the word "nightmare," the amazingly INTENSE sleep behavior of hummingbirds, why you feel the falling sensation when drifting to sleep, the fascinating history about beds, and what's actually *in* your bed. 

ALSO: a special TV theme song Music Round, and awful riddles written by children

RUNTIME: 47 minutes 5 seconds


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"Mr. Sandman" (cover) by Emmylou Harris with Dolly Parton & Linda Ronstadt  Amazon | iTunes 


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    This is the amazing specie of the animals, which can even climb up on the trees. He looks so cute, while he is in sleeping state. The snoozefest is so remarkable of this clip. I wish you can do something else too for keeping ourselves active in the night.

Reader Comments (3)

hey pals its been a while sence ive commeneted. great show bye the way my favorite one of all . ive had some nightmares in the past thar were pretty intresting i had one where i was a baby in the hospital and i was kiddnapped and raised bye this person and then thry told me on there death bed . thatiwas not theres that i was soneone elses kid. and iremeber being speachless they told me my parents were still alive . and the person on the death bed told me that they loved me. and that was the end of the nightmare. there is something that really did happen once guys that gave me the willes. i was in bed and on my back this hand rubbed my back but heres the thing no one was in my room and the sheets were pulled of my back and every thing was closed in my room thedoor the window everything and this hand did this for about five min. and pulled the sheets up on me after the hands were done. true strory not made up really honest. sweet dreams karen colin dana and chris lvu guys your pal jamie.

January 28, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterjamie n.

Love the podcast!

In this episode you mentioned "San Francisco king" as an 84-inch by 84-inch bed. Given that San Francisco living spaces tend to be small, this didn't make much sense to me! But if you convert it to feet, you get 7 feet by 7 feet. And San Francisco is often said to be 7 miles by 7 miles. That's what the manufacturer says, anyway.

January 29, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMichael Lugo
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