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 Long Can You Survive Without Sleep?
One thing researchers do know is that people are ... when you're awakened," Siegel said. Randy Gardner holds the record for the longest a person has ever voluntarily gone without sleep, staying awake for 264 hours (about 11 days) when he was 17 for a ...
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 ...
Strange but true: Could you stay awake 264 hours?
Q: What was different about healthy 17-year-old San Diego schoolboy Randy ... just 14 hours," says Graham Lawton in "New Scientist" magazine. Gardner took no stimulants during his "wakeathon" but did have people around to help him stay awake.