It used to be popular for people to say, ‘I’ll sleep when I’m dead.’ The ironic thing is, not sleeping enough may get you there sooner.” It’s tempting to ignore science about what makes one healthy. Either you’re giving up something like potato chips, or you’re being told to get off the couch and hit the gym. By comparison, the latest advice from researchers might come as a welcome tip. Go the eff to sleep! WaPo: Brain researchers warn that lack of sleep is a public health crisis.