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Awakened by the Hunger Moon

February 11, 2017

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The angle was just right. At 6:10 am, I woke up hungry to what felt like sunlight on my face. This morning’s light, however, came through the wrong window, the west. So bright it was surprising, this full moon in February, I learned, is called a Hunger Moon because by this time of year, in […]

Huggable breathing robot pillow could cure insomnia

February 11, 2017

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It could be your ideal sleeping companion – intelligent, caring, soft yet firm of body. And it won’t hog the duvet or thrash about in the night. Researchers have developed Somnox, a peanut-shaped pillow-robot as part of a mission to cure insomnia. The idea is to go to bed spooning the robot, which is equipped […]