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A Deep Sleep Ritual in 5 Easy(ish) Steps

A sleep ritual can make the difference between a great night's sleep and a mediocre one. Here are 5 easy ways to ritualize your sleep, with some help from science.

The Less Edit: Sleep and Dreams

In this month's Less Edit, we dig into the many angles of sleep, from the science to the subconscious, bedtime stories and even how climate change could make good sleep harder to get. 

From Animals to Humans, Insulation Explained

What can humans learn from the way animals stay warm through the winter? Insulation. Here's your guide to why insulation works, what kinds are best, and how LifeLabs is breaking the mold with our insulating materials.

The Less Edit: The Science of Love

What does math have to say about love? How about the neurobiology of prairie voles or physics inspired love poems? It's all in the latest Less Edit.

We Don't Use PFCs. Here's Why.

PFCs provide unprecedented water, oil, stain and heat repellency, but they also persist in the environment for entire lifetimes. Here's what they are, and why we don't use them in LifeLabs products.

The Science of Sleep

Humans spend one-third of our lives sleeping. Here's our guide to why sleep matters, why sleeping cool is better, and what you can do to get your best sleep.
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The Science Behind MegaWarm, the World's Warmest Jacket

MegaWarm is the world’s warmest jacket, scientifically developed and designed to harness your body heat in the most effective, streamlined silhouette on the planet. It also uses the fewest materials in the most sustainable way. Here’s how.

Quantifying Comfort with Qmax and Clo

To quantify comfort like heating and cooling. Here, an explanation of Qmax and Clo, the tools LifeLabs Design uses to formulate the data behind its WarmLife and CoolLife line.