| Jul 15, 2012
| 12:28 AM
A radio announcer in Knox is forgoing some shuteye to try and take the record for the longest continuous broadcast.
Tom Berg of WKVI started last Monday with a radio broadcast that’s still going, and he hopes to continue until 12 a.m. Tuesday....
| Jul 25, 2012
Attention, freshmen: You will likely pick up more than knowledge and new friends when you start college.
There's a good chance you'll at least catch a cold from living in the tight quarters of a dormitory, physicians and students say.
"The thing (about)...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:50 PM
On the first full day of his life as the most-decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps went back to work — those medals don't start winning themselves just because you've hit 19, after all. But first he had to attend to his correspondence.
"Thank you Mr....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 10:18 PM
Going back to schoolmeans going back to bed.
It can be difficult to rouse a sleeping child for school on any day, but the task is even harder after a summer filled with altered schedules and sleeping patterns.
"Nobody wants to go to bed while the...
| Aug 7, 2012
Sleep is a crucial part of our lives. It isn't simply a time out from existence. It helps us re-boot our systems both physically and mentally. It is essential for hormone production and balance. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can lead to serious...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:42 AM
When Clayton Osbon, the pilot of that Jet Blue plane, lost it a few weeks ago, the entire world stepped back and asked, "What was wrong? Did the weight-loss shakes that he sold somehow impact his neurons? Was he so sleep deprived that he became...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Recently, my colleague from Montgomery County, Del. Heather Mizeur, took to the pages of this newspaper to proclaim her intentions to introduce a ban on hydraulic fracturing ("No studies? No fracking," Sept. 13). Her motivation is simple: Because the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:05 PM
If you compare working on a TV show to going to school, "Raising Hope" star Lucas Neff had a heck of a summer break.
"It's a lot of sleep deprivation, but it's good," Neff told me during a phone conversation Sunday. "It's a lot of fun."
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:19 AM
"He went to the cellar, to draw a little beer; And quickly did return, to say there was none there." -- "Blue Bell Boy," traditional nursery rhyme
"Blue Bell Boy" is a stripped-down, brilliant episode of "Boardwalk Empire." Outside of Nucky's immediate...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:29 AM
As turbines rise in Ocotillo Wind Express, questions remain over the type of impacts the project will bring to the Valley and its westernmost community.
Some fear about their health. But whether turbines do in fact pose health concerns is an issue...
| Apr 28, 2012
Obviously, falling asleep on the job is very bad, but napping at work should be encouraged, according to Mark R. Rosekind, an internationally recognized fatigue expert and one of five board members of the National Transportation Safety Board.