What I will and won't miss about Dubai
The other day, as I was driving past The Dubai Mall, I Want More, a track by Faithless came on the radio and these lyrics could easily have been written about our consumerist society: “Some would give anything to live like you, shame your mind don't ...
April 2, 2015
How Ron Fliegelman Became The Weather Underground's Bomb Guru
Each device carried two sticks of dynamite linked to an alarm clock. The devices were .. The sound of sirens was already filling the air as Wilkerson insisted they needed to go to the drugstore and buy burn ointment. Before the . In a group that ...
March 29, 2015
The Number One Brand in Health and Wellness Showcases Line of Bedside ...
The Deep Sleep Therapy machines are scientifically engineered with adjustable white noise tones and relaxing sounds to create a custom sleep experience. The patent-pending combination blocks distractions that make it difficult to fall asleep. Also ...
January 6, 2015
McConnell offers way out of Homeland Security impasse
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday took a big step toward preventing a partial shutdown of Homeland Security with just four days left before funding for the agency expires. McConnell, R-Ky., announced that he is essentially ...
February 24, 2015
Withings Aura review
Aura comes complete with a nightstand companion that not only provides power but also acts as an alarm clock and sound machine to lull you to sleep. The product retails for $299 so it's not exactly an impulse buy. But after hitting the sack for over ...
January 29, 2015
Boston jurors hear victims' painful testimony on bombing
She described sounds in the emergency room as "very animalistic screams." Surgeons amputated her left leg and tried to clean out dirt . Imel conceded that he could not vouch for the accuracy of the clock. The prosecution ended the day with testimony ...
March 9, 2015
Marc Gasol Pays Homage to Shoeverine
This puppy had a radio, thermometer, built-in sound soother (with twenty soothing sounds), alarm clock, calendar, and cutting-edge aluminum cone driver technology that delivered Dolby Digital sound[i]. I must have been on my best behavior in 2003, ...
January 1, 2015
National Sleep Awareness Week was 2nd to 9th March - and the perfect time to find out for me personally whether sleep techniques really work. I was desperate to find a solution to my dreadful habit of going to bed far too late as well as trying to find a solution to the problems I've had getting to sleep on and off lately. I never used to have too many problems falling asleep - usually I'm out like a light - but in the last few months I've developed tinnitus and it's kept me awake in bed from between half an hour to over two hours on occasion. By chance I was asked to take part in Hillarys Week of Sleep as part of National Sleep Awareness Week - as you can probably imagine the request couldn't have come at a better time for me. Hillarys is supporting the UNESCO International Year of... I'll do a separate post about everything it can do (and how it helped me with so much more than just sleep), but somehow it gives you a complete report each morning about the exact times you were awake, asleep and restless.
And not forgetting R, upon whom Daughter loads bags full of toys/tat at school drop-off when she is going to their house for tea (despite the fact that her friend, R’s daughter A, has also got plenty of toys and no doubt tat, and really they just...
Nellie and Edgar Nicholson didn’t know it at the time, but their lives changed when their neighbor, Miss Mary Ryan, tripped on her hall rug and broke her hip. Miss Ryan had lived in the apartment above the Nicholsons for thirty-five years. Then she fell and within two months had moved out of her apartment and into a nursing home near her niece. Only after Miss Ryan’s niece had cleaned out the apartment and the workmen had come to prepare it for new tenants, did the Nicholsons realize that Miss Ryan’s fall had consequences for themselves: who would move into the apartment above them. ” Nellie said. “We’ve been spoiled by Miss Ryan. “But the apartment is much too small for a big family. “You’re probably right, dear,” Nellie said, soothed by her husband’s words. Unlike his wife, Edgar was tall and straight, his seamed face topped by thick gray hair. Nellie, he thought now, looking at her anxious face, was a worrier. Nellie, though, turned out to be right. From the day the new tenants moved in, the Nicholsons’ peace was gone. Neither Nellie nor Edgar saw the tenants move in. they heard them. Since they were both early risers, the thuds and scraping sounds didn’t awaken them.
Soundfreaq and The Novogratz Team Up To Launch Sound Rise Flower Freaq, A Limited Edition Wireless Bedroom Speaker & Alarm Clock
Flower Freaq is a modern wireless bedroom speaker and alarm clock that ... with ease. Sound Rise also offers dual alarms with weekday/weekend settings and gradually increasing volume, allowing users to wake up gently to the radio, music or alarm chime.
April 8, 2015
Never get woken up by your partner's alarm again! 'Personal sunrise' clock uses beams of light and sound to rouse couples one at a time
If your partner is an early riser and you are rudely awoken by their alarm every morning, a new gadget could help you lie in. The alarm clock, called Wakē ... speaker (like a laser beam of sound) to deliver focused, soothing sounds that start quietly ...
April 6, 2015