NoRights Podcast: S3E15 – Talking Sleep Cyles with Doug from the CrushCast Live!

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This week Ben and Ian are joined once again by Doug from the CrushCast. This week they’re discussing sleep cycles.

First Ian delivers some news, starting with Scientists reveal that Mona Lisa may be the first 3D image in history. Then there’s Bill Gates no longer Microsoft’s largest individual shareholder. Then there’s the question Is the smartphone ‘kill switch’ really bad for business in California? Followed by In patent war, Apple and Samsung may both be losers. Also, in good news, Google’s NOT Stalking Students… Anymore.

And our last news article is Mozilla’s open letter, the Web we want.

Ben starts us off on our discussion of sleep by linking us to the wikipedia page for Circadian rhythm. He follows that up with the ones on Polyphasic sleep, the 12-hour clock, and the 24-hour clock. He then shares Jessa Gamble’s TED Talk Our natural sleep cycle.

Doug makes us laugh with Taylor Swift – I Knew You Were Trouble (Brock Lesnar Edition).

Getting back on topic, Ben points us to How to Reboot Your Sleep Cycle and Get the Rest You DeserveThe myth of the eight-hour sleep, and Rethinking Sleep.

We then shift to looking at sleep patterns of famous people with 19 Successful People Who Barely SleepHow Did Famous Creative People Spend Their Days?Famous People & Their Sleep HabitsSleep Habits of Famous PeopleThomas Edison, and Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep & Success.

Shifting focus again we look at apps and websites for getting a better sleep. There’s bedtime calculator, LightWake for iOS as well as other sunrise simulatorsSleep Cycle, and Sol: Sun Clock. Google Play also has Sun Alarm Sunrise Sunset. OS X has a number of apps, including Wake Up Light – Alarm Clock.

Windows has Sunrise Clock & Alarm.

You can also Build Your Own Sunrise Alarm Clock for a Peaceful Morning Wake Up Call. Something like the Sunrise Alarm Clock. Or you could just buy Gentler-Rousing Alarm Clocks.

Then Ben tells us about watching the movie Rapture-Palooza.

He also talks about watching the animated Green Lantern series.

This brings us to Kerry Callen‘s superhero parodies.

Finally, Ian brings us Crazy Video Game Facts and Quiz: What’s Your Video Game IQ?