“The shared bed is a window into our deepest vulnerabilities and how we look to our relationships to help us feel safe during threatening times. As a sleep scientist who has spent my career studying the coupled nature of sleep, there’s probably no question I’m asked more frequently than “Is it bad if my partner and I sleep apart?””
🧑🤝🧑 Could snoozing in separate beds save your sleep (and your relationship)? Sleep scientist Dr. Wendy Troxel busts through social stigmas to explore the pros and cons of sleeping apart — and reveal how this uncommon strategy may actually improve your bond.
🛏️ If you’re shopping for bedroom furniture and your taste falls on the quirky side, check out these 18 unique beds for inspiration. Why sleep on a boring old mattress when you can instead be luxuriating in a giant bird nest, beer keg or indoor hammock?
🎨 What do you do with an abandoned WWII submarine base?
If you’re Bordeaux, France, you turn it into a digital art museum, bien sûr. Check out the Basins of Lights’ beautiful gallery to see the point where history, art and technology merge.