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5 Things You Didn't Know About How Your Mattress Affects Your Sleep (And Health)

Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living

You wouldn't run a marathon or hike a mountain without the right gear. And yet, despite spending a third of our lives sleeping, many of us haven't ade...

5 Weird Places Toxins Are Lurking

Maia James | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maia James

We all know the health risks posed by environmental toxins, and you probably do a pretty good job of avoiding many of them -- you buy organic food, wa...

"Sleeping My Way to the Top"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima As a dedicated employee who has often been accused of sleeping on the job (I seldom hear the accusations because I am, of course, a...

WATCH: How To Pick The Perfect Mattress For Your Sleep Position

Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Trouble falling or staying asleep? The secret to getting a good night's rest could lie in your mattress. Certified spine surgeon, Dr. Hooman Melame...

The World's Most Expensive Bed Costs HOW Much?

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 06.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

Well, we imagine it would be expensive since it takes 700 hours to make.

The Most Annoying Thing You Can Do In Bed

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

If you're looking for the perfect wedding gift for your friends, you might want to consider buying them a mattress. In a recent survey conducted by...

Green Sleep: Mattress Matters

Mindy Pennybacker | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green
Mindy Pennybacker

Recent tests commissioned by the Chicago Tribune found that popular baby mattresses were hotbeds of toxic flame retardants.

Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- Veterans Day Is More Than a Mattress Sale

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 01.12.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With over two million active and reserve personnel currently in our Armed Forces and over 22 million veterans, it is more important than ever to let them know we support them. What are you doing to be M.A.D. this Veterans Day?

A Bed of Roses

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Tom Teicholz

In person, Larry Miller, president of Sit 'n Sleep, is less "Crazy Eddie" and more "Uncle Larry." When I went to visit him in his executive offices in Gardena, next to his 240,000-square-foot warehouse, he struck me, no kidding, as a man who sleeps well at night.

Can A Mattress Really Impact Your Sleep?

Dr. Robert Oexman | Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert Oexman

The study by Krystal and Edinger overcame the shortcomings of previous studies by examining a large number of people (128), a large variety of different firmness of mattresses (seven), and a large number of nights on each mattress (four weeks).

More Than Bottles and Cans: The Argument for Mattress Recycling

Ryan Trainer | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Ryan Trainer

Mattress recycling is not without its challenges: The cost of tearing down the mattress and preparing the recyclable materials usually exceeds the value of the recycled material, and there are logistical challenges involved in transporting used mattresses.

How To Pick The Perfect Mattress

Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura Newcomer Sleep matters -- so much so that six in 10 Americans crave sleep over sex. And the key to rest that's good enough to forgo sex ...

I Hate My Bed -- Why Can't I Quit Her

Emma Brodie | Posted 11.10.2012 | Women
Emma Brodie

I have a complicated relationship with my bed. I hate it, but I can't stop sleeping with it. I've heard other women compare their beds to clouds or refer to them fondly as their "nests." My bed is like the mighty Sarlacc, George Lucas' mind-creature that sucks in its victims then digests them over the course of 1,000 years.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Often Do You Buy New Bedding?

Posted 07.12.2012 | Healthy Living

While we continue to learn more and more about the troublesome consequences of not getting enough sleep, when it comes to shuteye, it isn't all bad ne...

A Good Night's Sleep Or Good Sex? Do Mattresses Force Us To Choose?

Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living

By Deborah Dunham for Blisstree Which would you rather have: good sleep or good sex? This is the dilemma that many couples are facing when it comes...

WATCH: Cop Caught Using Patrol Car To Move Mattresses

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- A veteran Miami police officer caught using her patrol car to haul mattresses has been relieved of duty with pay while the department investi...

Eco Etiquette: Used Mattresses - Icky Or Eco?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. We need a new mattress fo...

Astoria Characters: The Old-School Sculptor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Sculptor Rafael Petrosyan left Armenia nearly four decades ago, but old customs die hard. He's had his morning shot of wine already when I catch up with him.

Huffington Post Donates Westin Mattress To Family In Need

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Early this year, Arianna Huffington embarked on a Sleep Challenge, an effort, despite her busy lifestyle, to sleep a full eight hours each night. To ...

Do Not Try This at Home

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Michael J. Breus

If you haven't seen the spectacular display of Mattress Dominoes yet, check it out.

How To Live On $0 A Day: Where To Put Your Remaining Assets

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Many banks won't accept deposits of less than $100. Those that do tend to get a little uppity when presented with a deposit in 20 lbs. of rolled pennies.

A New And Exciting Product

Sarah Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sarah Walker

I'd like to take this opportunity to announce an incredible new product I've developed for new and future homeowners. They're called "mattresses," and they will revolutionize the way you live and save money.

What IS An Organic Mattress?

New York Times | Julie Scelfo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In recent decades, most mattresses have been made either with metal springs sandwiched between layers of polyurethane foam, or with just foam. In show...