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A Stranger Woke Me Up Today... And It Was Awesome.

Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Suzy Strutner

New to the app store, Wakie lets strangers wake up strangers all around the globe. Plug your phone number and desired wakeup time into the app, fall asleep, and you'll get a phone call (from anyone, anywhere on the planet!) when it's time to rise.

Does The Sound Of Your Alarm Matter?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living

The question: Does the sound of my alarm have any effect on my morning? The answer: We think it's safe to say no one loves the sound of their alarm...

This Alarm Clock Doubles As A Bedside Barista

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

Forget the blaring ring from your phone's alarm clock. Your early morning routine may soon get so much more enjoyable -- and infinitely more aromatic....

Why Do I Wake Up Right Before My Alarm Goes Off?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

A Less-Than-Alarming Airport Evacuation

AP | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Turns out the beeping sound coming from a suspicious baggage at a West Palm Beach airport that prompted a brief evacuat...

In Defense of Mornings

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 08.01.2013 | Good News
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

I have found that I am so much happier when I'm able to accomplish so much before the middle of the day. Mornings, I've now found, bring me joy, if not in the moment than surely a few hours after I've woken up at least.

Faith and a Box Full of Clock Parts

Karen Dionne | Posted 05.22.2013 | Books
Karen Dionne

The truth is, it's not easy to write a novel. Like a clock, a novel has many moving parts that all need to work together in perfect balance. Pace. Momentum. Tension. Plot. Characterization. Story arc. Character arcs.

Rise And Shine! What's Your Reason For Waking Up In The Morning?

Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living

There's beauty in a brand new day. The turn from dawn into morning gives us the chance to start anew, begin fresh. Nina Simone may have put it bes...

Turning the Morning Blitz into School Day Bliss

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.04.2012 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

In my household, there is a vast difference between school mornings that go smoothly and those that involve nagging, missed buses and tears. It's the difference between heaven and hell.

New Alarm Clock App Will FORCE You To Get Out Of Bed

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.28.2012 | Technology

These days, it seems that an alarm clock can't just make a noise at a given time in order to wake us up: We sleep too deeply, and in too-comfortable ...

WATCH: Is This The World's Most Annoying (Yet Successful) Alarm Clock?

Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living

In an ideal world, we wouldn't need alarm clocks. We'd all get the perfect amount of rest every night and wake up, feeling completely rested, of our o...

GIVEAWAY: Share Your Sleep Gripe And Win A LARK Un-Alarm Clock

Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living

He snores! She hogs the covers! He keeps the TV on all night! She hits snooze all morning long! Sound familiar? No matter how much you love snuggli...

Give The Gift Of Sleep: 12 Slumber-Inducing Finds

Posted 12.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Shopping for someone who can't sleep? You're not alone. Nearly a quarter of American workers experience some form of insomnia, which costs the country...

7 Crazy Alarm Clocks That WILL Wake You Up

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

First semester is almost over: Did you make it to all of your 8 A.M. classes? Yeah, didn't think so. Students aren't the only ones who have troubl...

WATCH: Awesome Dad Wakes Up Son Doom-Style

Posted 10.22.2011 | Comedy

YouTuber MrJibaku had a problem on his hands recently when his son didn't want to get out of bed in the morning. According to the description on the v...

You 'Snooze,' You Lose

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

Awakening to an alarm all but guarantees that our sleep will be artificially truncated, predisposing us to wake up on the wrong side of the bed.

How To Fix Your Sleep Cycle For A Smooth Semester

Hack College | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Hack College

School's back in session, and if you're anything like most people, your sleep schedule is out of whack from a winter break spent with family and friends.