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 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.
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.