Interesting NapStealer Facts

Nefarious Results at the National Academy of Design
  • The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. During the Renaissance era it was fashionable to shave them off.
  • The record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes during a rocking chair marathon. The record holder reported hallucinations, paranoia, blurred vision, slurred speech and memory and concentration lapses.
  • If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on the right side of your mouth. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on the left side of your mouth.

Nefarious Napstealer Facts

Jubilant NapStealers Bring In The New Year In Times Square
  • The Earth gets 100 tons heavier {each|every} day {because of|due to} falling space dust
  • A night on the town will help you get to sleep but it will be a light {sleep|rest|slumber} and you won’t dream much.
  • Due to earth’s gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 50,000 feet
  • After five nights of partial sleep deprivation, three {beverages|drinks} will have the same effect on your body as six would when you have {had enough sleep|slept enough}.
  • Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right, but women’s shirts have the buttons on the left

Nefarious SiestaThief Facts

International Headquarters of the Nefarious NapStealers
  • Some {studies|research} {show|suggest} {women|females} need up to an hour’s extra {sleep|rest} a night compared to {men|males}, and not getting it may be one reason women are much more {affected|susceptible} to depression than men.
  • For every {live|real} Christmas tree {cut down|harvested}, {2|two} {to|or} {3|three} {seedlings|saplings} are planted in its {place|stead}.
  • Feeling {sleepy|tired} can feel normal after a short time. Those {intentionally|deliberately} deprived of sleep for research initially noticed greatly the effects on their alertness, mood and physical performance, but the awareness dropped off after the first few days.

Nefarious Napping – It’s not just NapStealing Anymore

Nefarious Naptime Books

Department of scandinavian languages

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According to World Wide Words, there are many uses of the word nap, including gnome-napping, kidnapping, dognapping, data-napping, art-napping), kegnapping), space-napping, and even headnapping. The common thread is that napping is synomymous with stealing. This is why napstealing is so nefarious, because it combines two thieving terms into one evil concept, Nefarious NapStealing.

The original, kidnapping, came about in the seventeenth century combined kid with nap, which is a word meaning to grab, snatch or seize and is very similar to nab, which may be Scandinavian. The other meaning of nap means a short sleep {taken|seized} or {snatched|grabbed} in the middle of something else. Hence, the terms power-napping, dognapping and catnapping.

Funny NapStealer Facts

Nefarious NapStealers Attack Anywhere
  • {Space travelers|Astronauts} can’t {burp|belch} – there is no gravity to separate liquid from gas in their stomachs.
  • REM dreams are characterized by {ludicrous|outlandish|bizarre} {themes|plots}, but non-REM dreams are repetitive and thought-like, with little imagery – obsessively returning to a suspicion you left your mobile phone somewhere, for example.
  • Many ancient societies often used urine as mouthwash
  • Certain types of eye {motion|movements} during REM sleep correspond to specific movements in dreams, suggesting at least part of the dreaming process is {comparable|equivalent|analogous} to watching a {movie|film|television show}
  • The {typical|average} person who {quits|stops} smoking {needs|requires} one hour less sleep {per|a} night.