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Forced Desynchrony: not just for monophasers anymore

"Forced desynchrony," I've been told many times, "is considered torture" by many authoritative organizations.  Usually phrased as a warning against any mad-scientist tendencies I may have developed, any uncontrollable urge to inflict terrible sleep-dep on other people. Most people who … Continue reading

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Polyphasic Cities: The Bedroom Exodus

I have to say, I think my single favorite thing about polyphasic sleep…is the people I've met because of it.  I won't try to list them all, becase I'd miss some that I talk to less frequently or recently and then feel … Continue reading

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Sleepdex, come on down! You’re the next contestant on Wrong About Polyphasic Sleep!

Oh look, another source of almost completely wrong information on polyphasic sleep! Thanks to Chantel for turning that one up. Apparently polysleep (which is misdefined as equalling Dymaxion, but not Uberman, what) doesn’t occur in the wild, except later in … Continue reading

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Nap Graphic Generator!

Do we NEED a graphic of our napping schedules, really?  …Maybe not.  But man, when you've spent as much time compiling and testing and proving your schedule as I have, a graphic is really cool — sort of like a merit badge. … Continue reading

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Sleeping Over

Being polyphasic has made me a pain in the arse of a person to have sleep over. I will try to put my alarm where I can get to it quickly but sorry it's going to go off when you're … Continue reading

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It’s called the “Smart Sleep Polyphasic Planner” App, and here’s what I think of it

[I’m sick of thinking about this, so instead of writing a post on it, I’m just posting my letter in response to the company(?)’s second attempt to get me to endorse their product below, with some added emphasis and a … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks: Love is Help Napping

Ahhhhh, the Midwest — another Thanksgiving (we celebrate it early) in Michigan.  It's freezing cold here, but on the upside, there are no bike-lanes anyway, so I'm staying nice and warm — and stuffed to the gills with Mom's cooking; can't … Continue reading

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