DailyDirt: Sleeping In Your Genes

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Filed Under: chronotypes, circadian rhythms, genetics, health, morning people, night owls, polyphasic sleep, sleep, sleep deprivation
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    Anonymous Coward, 17 Mar 2016 @ 5:16pm

    What about...

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    Rekrul, 17 Mar 2016 @ 10:12pm

    I use an older version of Firefox (don't like the newer ones) and this page causes it to crash if I have Javascript turned on.

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      Rekrul, 18 Mar 2016 @ 7:53am

      Re:

      Apparently it's not so much this page as it is my version of Firefox has decided to start crashing on various sites for no apparent reason.

      I really don't understand this. I mean I know that by using an older version, some sites may not work correctly, but what I don't understand is why this copy of Firefox seems to be degrading on an almost daily basis even though I haven't changed anything. Even running it with a blank profile doesn't stop the crashing. It worked yesterday morning on this site and now it crashes.

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    Ninja (profile), 18 Mar 2016 @ 4:25am

    O good, I finally fit in. I'm lethargic all day :D

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