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Ever-Escalating Sheet Thread Counts Are Pretty Much Meaningless

If 400 of something is good, then 1,000 of that thing is better, isn’t it? Unless that thing is “bees.” No, of course, more is not necessarily better. It might be more expensive, but isn’t better. That’s what Consumer Reports learned recently when they tested sets of sheets for strength, softness, fit on a mattress, shrinkage, and other qualities. [More]

Conan And Aziz Ansari Talk About Thread Count

Conan And Aziz Ansari Talk About Thread Count

Aziz Ansari wants everyone to know that the sheets he bought at Bed, Bath & Beyond were not of the quality he’d been promised. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2008/04/23/the-power-of-science-toys/

The power of science (toys) confirms that Martha Stewart pillow cases do indeed have 360 threads per square inch. [Cockeyed via BoingBoing]

Class Actions: Bed Bath & Beyond May Owe You A Small Amount Of Money

Class Actions: Bed Bath & Beyond May Owe You A Small Amount Of Money

If you bought sheets at Bed Bath & Beyond you may have some money coming to you from a class action settlement. BB&B has begun notifying customers that they’ve settled a class action lawsuit brought over the thread count in their sheets. Apparently, said sheets had been labeled in a non-standard manner.

Above And Beyond: Smartbargains.com Helps You Sleep Well At Night

Above And Beyond: Smartbargains.com Helps You Sleep Well At Night

Stephanie was dissatisfied with a set of 1200 thread count sateen sheets she purchased from smartbargains.com. After “a few” washes, they felt more like a set of 800 thread count sheets she owned. Stephanie wondered if perhaps she had received the wrong sheet set, one with a lower thread count. She wasn’t sure, so she wrote smartbargains.com a letter.