The Stay-Awake Men
It was greed, not lack of sleep, that did him in. Other D.J.’s ... By 1964, the record had been pushed to 260 hours, or more than 10 days, when a teenager in San Diego named Randy Gardner decided that staying awake for longer than anyone in recorded ...
Are You Sure You're Up for the 24-Hour Economy?
"Staffing a 24-hour, go-go culture is quite possible, but you need to be smart about how you do it," Moore-Ede says ... Back in 1965, 17-year-old Randy Gardner set an eye-opening world record. He stayed awake for 264 hours -- that's 11 full days.
How to Survive a Filibuster
What do Tea Party darling Sen ... ever since a San Diego teenager named Randy Gardner decided to see how long he could stay awake back in the 1960s, science has been fascinated with this topic. Gardner made it for 264 hours—and remains the listed ...
How long can humans stay awake?
The easy experimental answer to this question is 264 hours (about 11 days). In 1965, Randy Gardner, a 17-year-old high school ... To return to the original question, "How long can humans stay awake?" the ultimate answer remains unclear.
How litttle we know about sleep is science’s dirty little secret
Many people never gave sleep much thought, and if they did, considered it nothing more than ... In 1965, a San Diego high school student named Randy Gardner stayed awake continuously for 264 hours, an eleven-day feat documented by a team of researchers ...