The Stay-Awake Men
It was greed, not lack of sleep, that did him in ... 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 history ...
How to Survive a Filibuster
Isn’t it a bad idea to stand and talk for 21 hours without ... human being actually do this? How can you stay awake this long? Much less talk, even if you have what Senator Smith called "a few things I want to say to this body. I tried to say them once ...
How long can humans stay awake?
To return to the original question, "How long can humans stay awake?" the ultimate answer remains unclear. Despite the rat studies in Chicago, I am unaware of any reports that sleep deprivation per se has killed any human (excluding accidents and so forth).
How much sleep do you really need? Probably a lot less than you think, says an expert
Thanks to oft-repeated assertions that our ancestors slept longer than we did, not to mention claims that a lack of shut-eye can cause ... When you walk in, your mind must get the message that this is the place for sleep.' Partner: If your ...
David Blaine braves brain damage to challenge world record for staying awake
Yet David Blaine's latest is perhaps the most yawn-inducing - for him ... "If I do this thing, which you claim I'm doing, I'll do it on my feet. Standing up." There is much debate surrounding the current length of the sleep deprivation record - and the ...