The birds and the bees may be the key to a good night’s rest

1. Fast asleep.

Everyone has their own way for getting the most sleep.

Maybe it’s a sleeping pill, some tea or a good book. Or it could be the birds and the bees.

A survey of more than 1,000 people by Sleep Cycle, a free app people use to track their sleeping patterns, found that 71 percent of men and 52 percent of women sleep better after having sex.

Thirty-four percent of men and 19 percent of women do it specifically to enhance their quality of sleep.

How about that for a conversation starter?

2. Just Google it.

The sparks aren’t flying like you thought they would.

But what do you do? Google must have the answer, right?

Apparently so. CenturyLink recently found out the most-Googled relationship question for each state.

The Evergreen State’s top search was, “how to break up.” Our neighbors to the south and east also were looking for relationship advice on the web: Oregon’s was “open relationships,” while Idaho’s was “how to kiss.”

Other top searches included “how to get over a breakup,” “I cheated on my boyfriend,” “does she love me” and “what to do on a date.”

We hope they found the answers they were looking for.

3. Need a Lyft?

The scenario: Your tickets to Las Vegas are booked. Your clothes are packed. You’re ready to forget about that relationship.

But your ride to Paine Field airport just bailed.

No worries.

Ride-hailing apps such as Lyft, Uber and Curb are offering pickup/drop off at the airport, in addition to tried-and-true shuttles and taxis.

Free apps such as Google Maps, Apple Maps and Bellhop also have price comparisons, so you can save money on every ride.

Happy flying.

Evan Thompson, Herald writer

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