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The Nap Map

No rest for the weary! While their petition for a nap space in Harvard Yard awaits approval from the administration, the Nap Space Project has launched a Nap Map with recommendations of current siesta sites for sleepy students around campus. Here are our five favorite picks from their Map.

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15 Best Things to Do Outdoors

The men broke out their salmon shorts, the women donned sundresses, and some kind fellow in Holworthy pointed his speakers out towards the Yard and played some Bob Marley—summer is approaching. Need an excuse to spend as much time outdoors as possible? Here are the 15 best things to do outside:

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Sleeping Tips for Optimal Exam Performance

Tired? Me too. If midterms season has you trapped in a cycle of stress and sleep deprivation, you are not alone. But this exhaustion could be hurting more than our happiness/wardrobe choices/social life. It turns out that our performance on the very tests, papers, and projects for which we keep ourselves awake will suffer as well. According to a study presented by neurology professor Clifford B. Saper at the Society of Neuroscience's annual meeting in New Orleans last week, losing sleep impairs our alertness and empathy, two cognitive abilities crucial to performing well on exams. Don't fret though, Dr. Saper has some sage advice on how to manipulate your sleep schedule to best serve your intellectual needs.

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Lamonsters Beware!

Lamonsters beware. An anonymous tipster tells The Crimson that the Sleeping in Lamont Tumblr is back in action. You may want to take your studying elsewhere.

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New iPhone App Developed at Harvard Lets Users Program Their Dreams

A user selects up to five words that he would like to incorporate into his dreams and enters information about his planned sleep schedule. During the night, the iPhone softly speaks the words during REM cycles.

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Dorm Room Decor: Alec J. P. Kunkel '12

Dorm Room Decor: Alec J. P. Kunkel '12
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Alexander J. P. Kunkel '12

Many of us may feel cramped in the tiny twin beds that reside within our dorm rooms, but not Alexander J. P. Kunkel '12. Kunkel has overcome this problem by combining two twin beds together to form a huge king-sized bed in the corner of his Pforzheimer House bedroom. "It's kind of a temple to laziness. I can control the lights and the fans without every leaving the bed," Kunkel said. His room is a testament to the beauty of senior singles. In response to the awe expressed over his dorm room, Kunkel simply said, "Quad life."

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Health

How To Stay Up All Night

If you find that you must burn the midnight oil, Flyby has some tips to help.

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Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

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What We Forget About School: School

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Head of the Charles 2014

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Understanding Faith