There’s a scientific reason you should ignore what your mom taught you and leave your bed unmade every day; a writer ponders whether newly minted Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn can undo what Tony Blair did to the party; meanwhile, a black woman says she was detained in a mental hospital for over a week because cops didn’t believe her BMW belonged to her. These discoveries and more after the jump.
In anticipation of Al Franken’s Senate run, Arianna Huffington cheekily posted a slew of video clips from mid-1990s era “Politically Incorrect,” in which the two of them—then ideological opponents—sparred over politics while in bed. Watch them here.
Sleeping in bed with a woman impairs a man’s mental abilities the next day and increases stress hormones, a study has found. This is despite most men reporting a better night’s sleep alongside a woman, and happens regardless of whether the couple has sex. The impairment doesn’t appear to apply to women.