Eight Hours of Sleep

Looks like we can all stop feeling bad about not getting eight consecutive hours of sleep!

Apparently, the whole eight-hour-sleep thing is a recent invention, and prior to that, people were sleeping in two four-hour shifts, with a nice one to two hour break in between for reading or whatever. (via BoingBoing)

Last night I dreamed I lived behind an ice cream store and Kevin Spacey was my landlord. No, I don’t know where my subconscious gets these things either. He smiled a lot; it was worrying.

And here are some other random oddities:

  • The kerfluffle over Jeremy Lin is mostly over, but here’s a pretty good take on it from a newspaper sports editor’s point of view.

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