Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination brought to life on a grand scale, MODERN MARVELS® tells the fascinating stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who created everyday items, technological breakthroughs and man-made wonders.
We spend one-third of our lives in the bedroom. Explore the technologies that help to ensure we wake up on the right side of the bed.
Check out ancient Chinese fire clocks, todays flying alarm clock, big city napping pods, snore stoppers and sunrise simulators. Examine sleeping disorders and delve into the creepy world of those midnight blood-suckers, bedbugs.
To top it off, tour the ultimate bedroom, Hugh Hefners fantasy chamber in the Playboy Mansion, where sleep is the last thing that comes to mind!