A podcast of fascinating facts! What do extraterrestrial radio signals and a mushroom from Texas have in common? What is a “number station“ and why is it so spine-tinglingly creepy? Join comedians Shane Rogers and Duncan MacEwan for an entertaining and hilarious deep-dive into obscure facts from science, history and pop culture. A new topic each week!

October 1, 2020

Sleep and Insomnia (finally!)

In an episode that is long overdue, the boys explore the biology and science of sleep, and offer useful tips for tackling sleep disorders ( know). 


In this episode:

  • Why do we sleep?
  • The Dead Zone
  • REM and REM Behavior Disorder
  • Sleep Paralysis
  • The Body's Battery - ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate)
  • Effects of Sleep Deprivation
  • Prehistoric vs Modern Sleep Cycles
  • Dreams and Dream Interpretation
  • Hypnagogic Jerk
  • The Egyptian Dream Book
  • Sleep Positions and Ergonomics
  • Sleep Apnea and Snoring
  • Hard vs Soft Mattresses vs the Floor
  • Onset Insomnia
  • Maintenance Insomnia
  • Techniques for Managing Insomnia
  • ...and more


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