DW's Carsten Lekutat visits a sleep consultant to discover the best kind of bed for a good night's rest. And he speaks to sleep specialist Samia Little Elk about the difficulties that many people experience with varying degrees of insomnia.
Some people claim they only need four to five hours of sleep a night. After that, these super-humans say, they wake up nice and refreshed, ready for the challenges of a new day! From a health standpoint, that's bogus.
They're the worst kind of vacation souvenir — parasites that you unwittingly bring home in your luggage. Once bed bugs are in your home, getting rid of them is hard. Take it from someone with first-hand experience.
Germany's Day of Sleep coincides this year with the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. We look at the sleep habits of famous artists and intellectuals, from da Vinci to Einstein.
Slept well last night? Lucky you! 10 to 15 percent of all people have trouble sleeping. Dutch researchers have set out to help the insomniacs. They have come up with devices, mobile apps – and even a sleep robot.
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