All About Sleep Cycles

All About Sleep Cycles

All of us require sleep in order for our body and mind to regenerate. Researchers have also proven that people can perform memory tasks better after getting quality sleep. It’s true that our body relaxes when we sleep but have you ever wondered what really happens to our brain while we are … Read more

The History of Time Zones

The History of Time Zones

Looking back to the time when clocks were non-existent, people used different devices such as sundials and water clocks to tell what time it is. In the 17th century, the pendulum was invented but it wasn’t that accurate especially when being used at sea. That is the reason why the Chronometer was … Read more

Interesting Facts About Time

Interesting Facts About Time

Time is one of the things we rely on in keeping track of our daily activities. But did you know that there are a lot more about it than we all had known? Here are some interesting facts about the time that you probably haven’t heard about: While in a standing position, … Read more

Bizarre and Unusual Cases of Sleep Disorders

Bizarre and Unusual Cases of Sleep Disorders

Sleep is essential in our everyday life. This is the time that our bodies can recover from all the stress that we put it through on a daily basis. It is crucial to our survival. However vital this may be, many people struggle with getting a good night sleep. A sleep disorder … Read more

What is Sleep Apnea?

What is Sleep Apnea?

In the Greek language, Apnea means “want of breath.”  The term APNEA means a suspension in one’s breathing process. When this occurs, there will be a cessation of muscle movement specifically responsible for inhalation. In layman’s term, this is commonly known as holding one’s breath.  Sleep Apnea is a medical condition that … Read more

Overview of the Different Types of Snoring Sleep Aids

Different Types of Snoring Sleep Aids

Snoring is the curse of many men and women that keeps them getting a good night sleep and perhaps as importantly their partner as well.  The good news is there are many types of snoring sleep aids available on the market today to help reduce or eliminate snoring.  It may take some … Read more

Overview of the Different Types of Major Sleep Disorders

Overview of the Different Types of Major Sleep Disorders

Sleep – we all need it.  It’s likely that we want more of it, as many of us feel sleep-deprived throughout the week. While we might plan to sleep in on the weekends, and there are many of us who just can’t seem to get enough as easily as we would like. … Read more

How Did People Wake Up Before Modern Alarm Clocks?

How Did People Wake Up Before Modern Alarm Clocks?

The need to know exactly what time it is or to be sure you arrive on time is an ancient one.  In our modern society, it’s hard to imagine not knowing the current time and when the next appointment is and if you’re going to be on time or not.  Knowing the … Read more

Online Alarm Clocks and Timers Can be Very Useful Tools

Online Alarm Clocks and Timers Can be Very Useful Tools

It wasn’t so long ago in human history where having  clock at the center of the town was the best way to know the current time. The chimes would alert the current time.  And before that the venerable sun dial was the best way to see the passing of time beyond watching … Read more

How Does Olympic Timing Work?

How Does Olympic Timing Work

When you think of the Olympic race where the sprinters are all right at the finish line and one barely crosses ahead of the others. You then learn that a new world record has been set by 2 100th of a second – wow! Your next thought may well be how do … Read more