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Jun 24, 2019

Flow into the current of sleep on the genius of Nikola Tesla and his experiments in alternating electrical current. It runs our lives, but most of us have no clue how it works. This reading won't do a thing to change that, so feel free to drift off in peace.

 

Music: “Words or Silence 1” by PCIII...


Jun 17, 2019

[Apologies, audio now corrected!] Relax to this spectacularly boring book by Mary Wollstonecraft, famed for her ideas about feminism, and not at all famed for her writing for children. If you manage to stay awake through "Original Stories," you'll likely know why. Children's literature has come a long way since...


Jun 10, 2019

Lean into languor with "The Advancement of Learning," by great Elizabethan thinker Sir Francis Bacon, one of the originators of the scientific method. This honestly might be the densest thing I've ever read to you. See if you agree!

 

Music: “Healing” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY. Visit


Jun 3, 2019

Drift away through the Himalaya with the first major expedition to study Mount Everest, highest of high peaks in the Roof of the World. Why tackle Everest? If you can stay awake long enough, you may find out.

Music: “Boring Books for Bedtime” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY. Visit