You want the sheeple to wake up?  Jessa Gamble writes at Aeon: Since stimulants have failed to offer a biological substitute for sleep, the new watchword of sleep innovators is ‘efficiency’, which…

A series of simple methods (and a few advanced ones) to take control of your dreams:

The risk here is that you’ll experience sleep paralysis, a completely normal phenomenon that prevents your body from moving during sleep. Except you’ll be awake, which can be somewhat frightening. The extra caveat is that during sleep paralysis the brain can play tricks on you, inducing strong feelings of fear and causing hallucinations of dark and scary figures approaching you.