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What It’s Like to Work a Decade on the Third Shift

In the mid-2000s, when Travis graduated from high school in Michigan, he decided against racking up a lifetime of debt to go to college. Instead,…

How to Deal With Your Partner’s Fucked-Up Sleep Schedule

My boyfriend’s sporadic sleep schedule means he’ll probably die young of intestinal cancer. His shifts at work begin anywhere from 5:30 in the morning to…

What Demented Shit Is Happening in Your Brain When You Hit Snooze?

Given that the whole point of the alarm clock is to wake you up, it’s a marvel that it somehow strengthened the product’s appeal when…

I Bought ‘Smart’ Lights to Help Me Wake Up to Work Out, and I Can’t Wait to Get Rid of Them

There aren’t enough hours in the day. That’s what I often tell myself when I decide I’m too tired to go to the gym. Who’s…