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Jan 28, 2019

Tonight, let's fall asleep to Charles Darwin's deep thoughts about the formation of dirt through the actions of earthworms, which is just as boring as you think it is. Annoying a worm with a bassoon has never been so dull.

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Jan 21, 2019

Tonight we read one of the great foundational works of science, Dmitry Mendeleev's "Principles of Chemistry." So groundbreaking. So informative. So perfectly, mind-numbingly dense in the way that only 19th century scientific tomes can be. It's the perfect formula for sleep.

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Jan 14, 2019

Tonight, we relax our brains with a tediously detailed description of the not-at-all questionable science of mind-reading. It's all about the ether! No, really, it's science. It says so in this book.

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Jan 7, 2019

Tonight we sink into slumber with the fundamental structures of dramatic storytelling, as defined in mind-numbing detail by Aristotle in his "Poetics". It's the perfect plot for sleep.

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