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(BGR)   Turns out the Moon really does have a major effect on our sleep patterns. Here comes the (lunar) science   (bgr.com) divider line
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892 clicks; posted to STEM » on 31 Jan 2021 at 9:36 AM (11 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-01-31 9:37:17 AM  
This headline really effected me in a bad way.
 
2021-01-31 10:46:46 AM  
I wonder if that's why I occasionally wake up in the woods covered in someone else's blood, with no memory of how I got there... I had just assumed it was eating sweets before bed.
 
2021-01-31 11:50:29 AM  
Don't you just love it when unpopular threads end up greened.

Must be some lunatic in charge somewhere.
 
2021-01-31 11:57:27 AM  

EasilyDistracted: This headline really effected me in a bad way.


What affect did it have on you?
 
2021-01-31 12:20:06 PM  
The connection between total darkness for at least 2 hours at night and effectiveness of breast cancer treatment are well known.  More and more light pollution health risks keep showing up. Humans that aren't too over conditioned to electric light can see in moon light fairly well.  There are 3000 different species of marine animals that coordinate their reproduction orgies to give their hatchlings the best chance of survival.  That is tied to a week after a full moon but the biological processes in many animals start at different times so the end result all happens at once.  Coral seems to have been doing that dance for 400 million years so lunar cycles seem to be deeply burned into DNA.
 
2021-01-31 12:37:54 PM  

dready zim: Don't you just love it when unpopular threads end up greened.

Must be some lunatic in charge somewhere.


It all seems a bit lunie to me
 
2021-01-31 12:39:54 PM  

DON.MAC: The connection between total darkness for at least 2 hours at night and effectiveness of breast cancer treatment are well known.  More and more light pollution health risks keep showing up. Humans that aren't too over conditioned to electric light can see in moon light fairly well.  There are 3000 different species of marine animals that coordinate their reproduction orgies to give their hatchlings the best chance of survival.  That is tied to a week after a full moon but the biological processes in many animals start at different times so the end result all happens at once.  Coral seems to have been doing that dance for 400 million years so lunar cycles seem to be deeply burned into DNA.


Light keeps my ass up.

Turn it way down 2 hours b4 bed.

And use the low end spectrum 2500k light.

Blue is the worst.
 
2021-01-31 2:13:26 PM  

Quantumbunny: EasilyDistracted: This headline really effected me in a bad way.

What affect did it have on you?


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2021-01-31 3:15:50 PM  
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2021-01-31 3:24:30 PM  
It makes a lot of sense.

Humans already have a 24 hour circadian cycle that is based upon daylight and darkness. We woke up when the sun came up over the horizon and went to sleep when the sun went below the horizon. The light from the moon gave us a little more time to do things like get home safely at night without needing to light a fire.

We've used the moon to mark out seasons and when to do things like harvest crops. Heck, even female menstrual cycles happen every month, or thereabouts. It wouldn't surprise me if the body has a cycle based upon the moon encoded somehow into our DNA.
 
2021-01-31 3:57:54 PM  

LoneVVolf: I wonder if that's why I occasionally wake up in the woods covered in someone else's blood, with no memory of how I got there... I had just assumed it was eating sweets before bed.


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2021-01-31 6:35:26 PM  

Quantumbunny: EasilyDistracted: This headline really effected me in a bad way.

What affect did it have on you?


I think they meant that the headline caused them to come into existence.  Perhaps they're some sort of bland headline sprite?
 
2021-01-31 7:07:33 PM  
As a second shifter, I asked a friend to make a eye mask to help me sleep when the sun is up (since every seamstress is making face masks anyways).

It is one of my favorite things now (the weed fabric is just the icing on the cake).

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/Please ignore the cat hair on the blanket 🐱
 
2021-01-31 9:19:22 PM  
Meanwhile, everyone who took first year Earh Science a uni has known this since sometime in the 1800s, and then it has been confirmed over and over. There is nothing new about this at all.

The internet is written by ignorant trash. Read a book, garbage humans.
 
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