The Null Device

Scare meme of the day: Getting too much sleep can shorten your life. A study has shown that people who sleep for eight or more hours a day tend to have a higher mortality rate than those who sleep six or seven hours. (via Reenhead)

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Posted by: D http:// Sun Feb 17 04:47:17 2002

IMHO, this is a good example where cause and effect may be getting mixed up. It's quite possible that sickly people sleep more simply because they don't have enough energy.

Posted by: Richard Mon Feb 18 02:37:32 2002

So it seems that staying up 'till ridiculous hours surfing the net and composing material for my nascent blog might actually be good for me!

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