Articles by: Janna Andrews

Midnight Buds and Frozen Bugs

March 17, 2014 11:59 pm9 comments
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“One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that in his bed he had been changed into a monstrous bug…” ― Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis   The Famous & the Sleepless: Groucho Marx The infamous dry wit of Groucho Marx is well known through his […]

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Insomniacs Anonymous

December 5, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
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“He would lie in the bed and finally, with daylight, he would go to sleep. After all, he said to himself, it is probably only insomnia. Many must have it.” – Ernest Hemingway, A Clean Well Lighted Place The Famous & The Sleepless: Arianna Huffington Blogger, commentator, and founder of […]

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Hornets From Hell: Asian Giant Hornets Terrorize China

November 13, 2013 11:49 am1 comment

Any form of insect with a stinger and wings is frightening enough, but giant hornets with the ability to kill? That is an entirely different rational fear. Breaking news has displayed disturbing pictures of the Asian Giant Hornet terrorizing China. 42 people have been killed and more than a thousand […]

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Insomnia: The Details

November 9, 2013 12:00 pm2 comments
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“The woods are lovely, dark, and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert Frost There are different reasons why college students refuse to give into sleep. “Because I want to have a social life […]

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Coffee: Friend or Foe?

October 1, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
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“Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.” – A Turkish proverb Coffee is the substance that has made all nighters possible, made breakfast charming, and is even placed within the desert category at times. But this beverage has also been the topic of a […]

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R.I.P. Mr. Sandman

September 27, 2013 12:00 pm3 comments
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The sandman is gone, college has killed him, and insomnia is rapidly rising up to take his place. It could almost be the plot to a horror film, but then it really depends on how you look at it. The night life could be interesting, mysterious, terrible, or even beautiful. […]

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