CH Gift Guide: The Insomniac

Lucid dreaming masks, handwoven hammocks, booze and more to help your favorite night owl get some rest

Garbage trucks, construction noise, emergency emails from the boss, unbearably sweltering summers and freezing winters, constant traveling for work—even if you don’t suffer from chronic insomnia, getting a good, restful night of sleep these days feels like a rare occurrence. What could be more thoughtful than offering the gift of sleep to loved ones in need of a little TLC? To help, we’ve pulled a …

“Sleep” by Ted Spagna

Where science meets art, a photo book of humans in their most vulnerable state

Teacher, filmmaker and photographer Ted Spagna was as engrossed in the sciences of sleep and technology as he was in creating art. His sleep project depicts a shift from the conceptual side of science to a more human one; exploring the intimacy, vulnerability and range of emotions involved in the sleeping state. His photos—taken during the 1970s and ’80s—show sorrow and loneliness, as well as …