Cheating Sleep (ft. Akshat Rathi)

Apr 10, 2016, 07:43 PM

Former chemist turned science journalist, Akshat Rathi, recounts his year long self-experiment in polyphasic sleep - sleeping only 4.5 hours in every 24! Also in the mix, lucid dreaming, what do elephants and naked mole rats have in common, how to make an ocean in a bottle, and the most relaxing song ever. EVER. According to the British Academy of Sound Therapy that is.

More about how Akshat cheated sleep: http://qz.com/430415/i-once-tried-to-...

Watch our experiment: https://vine.co/v/e97YHZuKqIT

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