Van Winkle’s is a new website dedicated to exploring how sleep affects and informs our lives, both at night and during the day. Sleep may account for one-third of our time, but it influences us around the clock. Whether it’s sleep as related to science, health, family, pets, sex or travel, we’re eager to learn more.
Targeted Memory Reactivation Will Make You Smarter as You Sleep
Learn a language, refine motor skills, overcome trauma, all while you sleep.
The Amazon Tribe That Dreams of the Future Fears Sex, Welcomes Panthers
When tonight's sleep predicts tomorrow's fortunes, it's hard to get any rest.
Want to Know How To Sleep Better? Wait Until 2040 and You'll Find Out
How will humans get their beauty rest in the future?
Magic Mushrooms Put the Human Brain in Dream Mode and Facilitate Higher Thinking
The secret to relaxing really is with nature.
Do Blind People Dream of Black Sheep?
The visually impaired visit a world the sighted wouldn't recognize every time they fall asleep.
Parkinson's Disease is a Nightmare Full of Nightmares and One Women is Waking Up
Through unfailing commitment — and a little luck — Helen Garvy stumbled upon a possible solution buried in a particular strain of cannabis. In doing so, she very well may have found an end to the living nightmares.
Superman Can't Go Without Sleep Because He's Essentially a Plant
A reflection of Batman v. Superman
This Is How Much Sleep America Is Losing Every Second
Apparently, we could not care less about getting our beauty sleep.
Cults, Conspiracies, and the Twisted History of Sleepytime Tea
Beyond the chamomile and spearmint blend, there’s a peculiar story lurking in your cup of Sleepytime.
Author Lev Grossman on 'Magicians' Trilogy: "It All Started With a Dream"
Talking to the author about making dreams come true.
Sleep Paralysis Cure Will Finally Vanquish the Demons of Our Ancestors
A crusading neuroscientist has taken on the chest-sitting devil and won.
'Spawn' Creator Todd McFarlane is Inspired by His Terrifying Nightmares
Image Comics made the nineties weird and one artist's horrific dreams come true.
How Mind Control Could Make Sleep a Weapon in the War Against Prejudice
There is a procedure to eliminate people's biases as they rest. Should we use it?
How the Sleeper Hold, the 'King of Submissions,' Grabbed Popular Culture
An arm around the neck is society’s ultimate symbol of dominance, emasculation, and Big Brother run amok.
How Post-Traumatic Sleep Disorders Became a Nightmare for American Veterans
The Army has turned a potent weapon, fatigue, against itself.