Some sites are so ubiquitous, it’s hard to imagine life without them. Bored at work? Vanish into the Reddit rabbit hole. Should you carry an umbrella today? Weather.com is there for you.
Over at AllDay.com, I step inside the Internet Archive Wayback Machine and revisit the days when a googol was a number and the Amazon was just a river.
What 11 Websites Looked Like Before You Used Them Every Day
By now, we all know that getting quality sleep every night is really, really important for our bodies and minds. Lack of sleep is correlated with increased chances for all kinds of health problems: blood pressure, diabetes, fattier diets, car accidents, depression, and general all-around crabbiness. And as if decaying the mind and body weren’t enough, sleep deprivation also makes you look gross (thanks for that, science).
Over at AllDay.com, I take a look at some great ways to fall asleep faster, wake up more efficiently, and get the most out of your zzz’s.
Lifehacks For A Good Night’s Sleep
On August 9, 1974, Richard Nixon announced to the nation and the world that he would resign as 37th president of the United States. After Watergate—the break-in at the Democratic National Committee office, the administration’s cover-up, the Congressional investigation, the dynamite reporting in several newspapers and magazines—Nixon’s resignation plunged America into a morass of political mistrust and media cynicism.
Over at AllDay.com, I look at some of the major players and moments in one of the defining epochs of American history.
40 Years After Nixon’s Resignation