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How Much Sleep Is Too Much Sleep?

How Much Sleep Is Too Much Sleep?

An entire industry – with its own spokespeople, podcasts, best-sellers, retreats, truisms, etc. – has sprung up around sleep. Give or take a contrarian or two, the message of most of this stuff seems to be that sleep is good and that if you’re not sleeping seven or eight hours…

Are Wearables Accurate at Detecting Calorie Burn?

Are Wearables Accurate at Detecting Calorie Burn?

It’s easy to attribute omnipotence to one’s devices. I’d hate to know what my iPhone knows about me. That said, there are still aspects of existence that Silicon Valley has yet to quantify (though not, I’m sure, for lack of trying). Calorie-burn might be one of these. While countless apps/devices…