Sleep

  • Daytime napping may lead to early death: Study 22-04-2014 03:45 PM

    London: Those who doze off during the day to catch some 'missed' night sleep, beware! According to an alarming research, middle-age and older adults who take daytime naps at office or home may be at increased risk of dying. In particular, naps were linked with an increased risk of dying...
  • Buy this snore-triggered nudging pillow if you're sick of your snorer partner 22-02-2014 04:05 PM

    New York: Trouble having sleep with a partner who begins snoring the moment he hits the sack - leaving you changing positions all night? Forget thinking about that sleep apnea mask and try a nudging pillow instead. The snore-triggered nudging pillow has a microphone that picks up the sonic vibrations...
  • 10 things you probably didn't know about dreams 19-02-2014 03:29 PM

    'Did you know that your body is virtually paralysed during your sleep'? Or 'Not everyone dreams in colour' or 'we only dream of what we know'? Probably not. Here are some fun facts about dreams. Go ahead and interpret yours now. ...
  • Heavy texting can cause sleep difficulties in teens 28-09-2013 04:11 PM

    Washington: Too much texting is associated with sleep problems in college students, a new US study has found. The study, by a Washington and Lee University psychology professor, identified texting as a culprit when it comes to college students and sleep problems. Researcher Karla Murdock found that texting was a...
  • Now, a pair of shorts, sleeping bag to charge your mobile 13-06-2013 05:55 PM

    London: Scientists have developed a pair of shorts that charge your mobile while you take a stroll wearing them. The shorts use the energy generated by an average person when they are on the move to power up a battery for four hours. Along with the shorts, researchers have also...
  • Veena Malik: I love shooting in sexy bikinis 04-05-2013 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has done a bold photoshoot for her forthcoming Bollywood film 'Zindagi 50-50' in which she plays a sex worker. She says she loved shooting in a bikini. Veena wore a black bikini during the shoot. She is said to have done extensive research for...
  • Delhi: Two more arrested for gang-raping 13-year-old 22-04-2013 05:05 AM

    New Delhi: Two more of the eight men who allegedly gang-raped a 13-year-old girl in Delhi in March 2013 have been arrested, taking the total to five, police on Sunday said. The girl, who attempted suicide on Saturday, is stated to stable in hospital. "We have arrested two people in...
  • World sleep day: Tips on how you can get your share 15-03-2013 09:06 AM

    It's World Sleep Day Today - for most, sleep is the first casualty of a hectic, fast-paced life. ...
  • Viral: Gangnam, the sleeping baby, style 13-02-2013 06:42 PM

    Babies, babies, and more babies! This baby video hit the web last week. Fast asleep on a little car ride, little Amaya's mother says she can sleep through anything but her favorite song - Gangnam Style. Only a week old and the video has got more than 2 million hits....
  • Adele's music voted best for sleeping 23-11-2012 03:08 PM

    London: Grammy winner Adele's music has topped the list of the most effective soundtrack for sleeping. A survey done by hotel chain Travelodge on 2,000 people, showed that the 24-year-old's music helped lull them to sleep, reported Daily Star online. The 'Rolling In The Deep' singer has deposed Coldplay from...
  • 'Half of aircraft pilots fall asleep at the controls' 20-11-2012 08:29 AM

    London: One-in-three airline pilots have fallen asleep at the controls of jetliners carrying hundreds of passengers, a new study has claimed. The research carried out in Austria, Sweden, Germany and Denmark, found that four out of five pilots have to cope with fatigue while in the cockpit. The European Cockpit...
  • Half of aircraft pilots fall asleep at the controls: Study 19-11-2012 04:05 PM

    London: One-in-three airline pilots have fallen asleep at the controls of jetliners carrying hundreds of passengers, a new study has claimed. The research carried out in Austria, Sweden, Germany and Denmark, found that four out of five pilots have to cope with fatigue while in the cockpit. The European Cockpit...
  • Teen suffering from rare disorder sleeps for 64 days 18-11-2012 01:21 PM

    Washington: A teenager in the US suffering from a rare sleep disorder called 'Sleeping Beauty Syndrome' slept for 64 days straight in her longest episode of illness yet. Nicole Delien, 17, from Pennsylvania said she's missed out on Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthdays and even the first family trip to Disney World....
  • Why mom wakes up when the baby turns 25-12-2011 12:16 PM

    London: Ever wondered why new mothers wake up in the middle of the night when their baby stirs while the dads usually carry on fast asleep? The reason lies in the phase of attaining motherhood, suggests a new study. According to researchers at two California universities, pregnancy changes a woman's...
  • Do you sleep text? You could be badly stressed 24-11-2011 01:49 PM

    London: Day-to-day stress has triggered an unusual habit of sleep texting - where people text messages even while sleeping, according to researchers. People with this peculiar condition send incoherent messages while asleep to their friends and family - completely unaware of doing it, said researcher Frank Thorne, the Daily Mail...
  • Defense witness: MJ caused own death 29-10-2011 01:59 PM

    Los Angeles: With dramatic courtroom testimony, attorneys for Michael Jackson's doctor have dropped the bombshell they've been hinting at for months - an expert opinion accusing the singer of causing his own death. Dr. Paul White said Jackson injected himself with a dose of propofol after an initial dose by...
  • Sleep expert: Drugs caused MJ's death 14-10-2011 06:32 PM

    Los Angeles: A UCLA sleep expert described Dr. Conrad Murray's use of a cocktail of drugs on Michael Jackson as "unethical, disturbing and beyond comprehension." The combination of drugs used as Jackson struggled to fall asleep on the day he died was a "recipe for disaster" and ultimately caused his...
  • Women dominate at bigger, better Mumbai film fest 14-10-2011 02:35 PM

    Mumbai: The 13th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) that kickstarted Thursday has an impressive line-up of over 200 films from 60 countries, but one stunning difference. Of the films in the highly coveted international competition, almost half are from debut women filmmakers. From the 14 films in the...
  • Biography claims Coco Chanel was a Nazi spy 17-08-2011 10:43 AM

    New York: A new book about the life of Coco Chanel published in the United States on Tuesday aims to strengthen claims the French designer collaborated with the Nazis during World War II as a spy code-named "Westminster." The book, "Sleeping With The Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War," by Paris-based...
  • Man sacked for filming sleeping boss 08-08-2011 09:55 PM

    London: A security guard in Britain was axed after he filmed his supervisor asleep on the job. The supervisor, however, claims she was just "resting" her eyes. Security guard Darrell Welsh posted the 30 second film clip on Facebook, The Sun reported. The supervisor kept her job after she said...
  • Grown up with B&W TV? Dreams will be colourless 15-07-2011 11:34 AM

    London: It's a finding which may not come as a surprise for your grand father -- people grown up watching black and white TV are likely see colourless dreams, scientists say. The Japanese study, which interviewed more than 1,300 people twice over a 16-year period from 1993 to 2009 about...
  • 'Sexsomniac' who raped teen in sleep walks free 06-07-2011 12:13 PM

    London: A man in Britain, who raped a teenaged girl, walked free from a court Monday after convincing the jury that he was actually suffering from 'sexsomnia', a sleeping disorder. Stephen Lee Davies, 43, told the jury he could not remember having intercourse with the teenage college student despite speaking...
  • Experts say- Sleep helps decision making 21-06-2011 12:11 PM

    London: The notion that a good night's sleep helps when making important decisions is now endorsed by scientists. They say that a good sleep enhances complex cognitive skills necessary for decision-making. In a first such study of its kind, researchers probed the effects of sleep on affect-guided decision-making - that...
  • Weekend lie-in doesn't make up for lost sleep 15-06-2011 05:15 PM

    London: If you think a weekend lie-in can help compensate for your week's sleep loss, think again! It doesn't make up for the hours of shut-eye lost, scientists have claimed. Researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine in Pennsylvania found that performance deteriorates when sleep is regularly restricted to...
  • Lady Gaga writes songs in her sleep 14-06-2011 11:26 AM

    London:Pop star Lady Gaga says she writes her best songs when she is sleeping and records them in her cellphone to ensure she remembers them in the morning. The 25-year-old singer, who is famous for her creative new tunes and unique video concepts, said that her inspiration comes in her...
  • 'Go the F*** to Sleep' a hit with parents 19-05-2011 08:39 PM

    New Delhi: A bedtime book for parents which is suppose to put children to sleep, 'Go the F*** to Sleep' has topped the Amazon's bestseller chart a month before its publication. It has reached the number one slot on the strength of pre-orders. Of course it goes without saying the...