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Sleepy Time Tales

Release Date: 09/02/2019

Sleepy Sciences! - 135 – Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies show art Sleepy Sciences! - 135 – Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies

Sleepy Time Tales

Tonight, we start with a deep history of the science of astronomy, back to the beginning of recorded history. And it’s both gripping and soporific. Sleep tight! Story (07:26) (04:38) Find Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David P. Todd Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special edits If you’re enjoying Sleepy Time Tales and would...

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134 – Rides on Railways are a Guarantee of a Solid Sleep show art 134 – Rides on Railways are a Guarantee of a Solid Sleep

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The long, long story of the development of the British Railway system is probably not interesting enough to keep you awake, as the soporific story of lines and stations drones on. Story (08:03) Find Rides on Railways by Samuel Sidney Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special edits If you’re enjoying Sleepy Time Tales and would like to make a...

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133 – Fall asleep with Wuthering Heights show art 133 – Fall asleep with Wuthering Heights

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Our narrator meets up with Mr Heathcliff and family, but invites himself around and makes things very awkward. We learn a bit of family history, which seems mostly bitter. But not all that much happens as the storm rolls in and you fall asleep. Story (07:02) Find Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special edits If...

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132 – Moby Dick Pt 02 show art 132 – Moby Dick Pt 02

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A story about bedtime, at your bedtime. Not all is relaxing for our protagonist as he is accidentally exposed to another culture. Note to readers I did trim some of the casual racism out of this, hopefully nothing offensive slipped through. Story (08:37) (05:03) Find Moby Dick by Herman Melville Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special edits If...

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Tonight's bedtime story - 131 – The King of the Mountains show art Tonight's bedtime story - 131 – The King of the Mountains

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A person in Greece meets a young stranger who has a fascinating tale to tell. It’s a bit dry, as these stories tend to be, so you will be asleep before we get too far. Story (08:32) Find The King of the Mountains by Edmond About Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special edits If you’re enjoying Sleepy Time Tales and would like to make a...

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130 – Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune Telling by Tea Leaves by a Highland Seer show art 130 – Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune Telling by Tea Leaves by a Highland Seer

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Time to develop some skills as you prepare for sleep! Learn the principles and philosophy of reading fortunes in tea leaves. Learn the proper methods as well as get an exhaustive list of the symbols to expect and their meaning. Exhaustive? Did I mean exhausting? Story (08:21) Find Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune Telling by Tea Leaves by a Highland Seer Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses...

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129 – Spending some time seeking the Secret Garden show art 129 – Spending some time seeking the Secret Garden

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Sleep comes in tonight’s podcast as Mary starts to find herself more at home in the old mansion on the Yorkshire moors. Her new found curiosity starts to get the better of her as she explores the mystery of house and grounds while making friends with a friendly robin Story (08:48) Find The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron...

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128 – Sherlock Holmes is back in A Study in Scarlet show art 128 – Sherlock Holmes is back in A Study in Scarlet

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We pickup our bedtime story with Watson prevailing on Holmes to investigate the mystery that the Scotland Yard detectives have called them out to. His skills are put on full display, and he believes he has solved the mystery within the hour. But prepare to miss this revelation when you fall asleep. Story (08:21) Find A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of...

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127 – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume show art 127 – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

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For tonight’s sleepy story we pick up with our detective interviewing the victim’s land lady. The conversation is fruitful and leads in the direction of romance, jealousy, grief, and love. Story (09:16) Find The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special edits If you’re enjoying Sleepy Time Tales and...

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126 – Another ride on The Time Machine by H.G. Wells show art 126 – Another ride on The Time Machine by H.G. Wells

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We pick up with our protagonist meeting far future descendants of humanity, they are small, beautiful, and apparently not very intelligent after millennia of lack of struggle. But things take a dark turn right after the point at which you should be asleep. Story (08:03) Find The Time Machine by H.G. Wells Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. You can support the show as a supporter on Patreon and receive a host of bonuses including Patron only episodes and special...

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Humanity reached our closest star with very little drama, is their exploration of the new star system still snoozeworthy? Cure your insomnia with this latest chapter.

Listen to the tale of humanity spreading to the stars and fall asleep by the end.

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Sources

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proxima_Centauri_b

https://www.constellation-guide.com/proxima-centauri/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proxima_Centauri

http://convertalot.com/relativistic_star_ship_calculator.html

http://gregsspacecalculations.blogspot.com/p/blog-page.html?a=9.80665&b=54577547.38654595&c=0

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rivers_by_length

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha_Centauri