"Did you know" part 5. So guys- I'm going to nova Scotia for two weeks- So once i get back ill be doing a 32 panel Part 6 for you guys... "After 50 long years of research, I have come to the conclusion that we sleep because we are sleepy." "Did you know" part 5 So guys- I'm going to nova Scotia for two weeks- once i get back ill be doing a 32 panel Part 6 guys "After 50 long years of research I have come the conclusion that we sleep because are sleepy "
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#2 - Gonnafly ONLINE
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(09/13/2013) [-]
"After 50 long years of research, I have come to the conclusion that we sleep because we are sleepy."
#102 to #2 - onewithpokerface
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I honestly believe its because the amount of oxygen (energy to fuel to brain) we inhale is not enough to keep us operating for more than 12+ hours because of the vast amount of functions the brain performs.

But when we are sleeping, a lot of these functions stop and the brain becomes a lot less taxed, focusing on only a select few processes to run, and therefore the oxygen intake becomes beneficial to the brain and other systems, which is why we often feel better after resting or having a good sleep.
#135 to #102 - mistercookie
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Just pointing out 2 things to you that you might not know.

The first is that when we sleep the brain goes into overdrive. The brain activity during sleep is a lot greater than while we are awake. This is due to the brain having to sort and process all of the information we gathered while being awake. That's probably one of the reasons why when we get less sleep we also get a reduced memory. Because the brain just cant process the information while being awake, and when all the information of previous days add up without giving the brain enough time to sort it the brain will then get a reduced memory span. In addition to loads of other negative things, so live long, sleep long.

2nd thing is that if it were the case that we used more oxygen than we were able to draw in from breathing, why is it that we only use about 30% of the oxygen we inhaled. We exhale about 70 % of the oxygen we inhaled. If it were so that we didn't get enough oxygen from the air, we probably would have evolved to be able to use more of the oxygen we breathe in. This is also why mouth-to-mouth works. Since the largest part of what we breathe out is oxygen.

One thing that is pretty solid. Not really really solid, but pretty solid about one of the reasons we sleep is simply to pass time. If you think from a stone age perspective. What would humans do when night arrived? We wouldn't be able to do ****, since we can't see much. Therefore we sleep to make it day again. This theory also includes sleeping patterns for other animals and why they sleep as much as they do, but i don't remember the details. Google it if you are interested.

tl;dr: We breathe out 70 % of oxygen we breathe in, so no shortage of oxygen and brain goes into warpdrive when we sleep, it doesn't slow down.
#292 to #135 - onewithpokerface
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(09/14/2013) [-]
Thank you for enlightening me. This all seems very well laid out.
#171 to #135 - anon
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(09/13/2013) [-]
cool
#121 to #102 - theunluckyko
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no
#279 to #2 - adplum
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#34 to #2 - ninjatz
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Lol seems legit
#134 to #2 - RegardsFromDeath
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#163 to #134 - ibangbabys
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#175 to #2 - daentraya
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The most fleshed out answer i have found is that our brain sorts all the impressions and thoughts and memories we've gotten. A constant bombardment of sensations would probably be quite weary
#136 to #2 - SGfannr
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#213 to #142 - anon
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ASIANS CAN ACTUALLY READ MINDS!!!!!!!!!!!!
They can hear, and see what you're visually thinking. This is the absolute complete truth!!!!!

Asians hide their mind reading abilities by a lot of them having completely expressionless faces so they don't accidentally show facial expressions when people think things they don't like, find funny, astonishing, etc, and Asians segregate so their not nearly as susceptible to that happening.
Asians also segregate, and are untalkative to avoid accidentally saying things that are similar to what people are thinking and going to say.

Try thinking, and visually picturing things that are as wild as you can when you are around Asians, and look for Asians who give people dirty/particular looks for what appears to be for completely no reason.

PLEASE SPREAD THE MESSAGE!!!!! THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW THIS!!!!!
#7 - puppyfood
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(09/13/2013) [-]
We sleep so our brain can take a brake from being fully on or it would kill us.
#58 to #7 - curtkobain
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#115 to #7 - anon
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acting smart, yet cannot spell break.
#119 to #7 - worldinthebest
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#146 to #7 - anon
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the resting point allows the human body to regenerate more ATP because we exhaust our supply daily, even by doing nothing. we get tired because our body lacks energy, so we sleep to recuperate that lost energy, because it recuperates when our body is at rest

hurk
#284 to #7 - anon
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(09/14/2013) [-]
Yes, but... Why tho?
#77 to #7 - luigiyoshi **User deleted account**
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(09/13/2013) [-]
That seems like a way of rewording getting sleepy.
#99 to #7 - hates
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(09/13/2013) [-]
Except for that guy who hasn't slept in decades
#128 to #7 - momilakis
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(09/13/2013) [-]
The brain is more active during sleeping than it is when we are awake.
#235 to #7 - homicidalpickle
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(09/13/2013) [-]
thus proving that bronies have autism
#244 to #7 - hydraetis
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Actually our brains are more active when we're sleeping, and our bodies go through many processes only when we're sleeping that greatly affect things such as health and growth.
#120 to #7 - worldinthebest
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I love how the guy who doesn't know which form of the word "Break" to use is trying to outwit a scientist with 50 years of experience.
#18 to #7 - randomwanker
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Doesn't the brain become more active when we dream?
#229 to #18 - dummerbaztard
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Yes, during the day the brain recieves a lot of sensual information, like audio or vidual information and stores it, but in the night it "deals with itself", going through the information it received and rearrangeing things accordnigly, just like a defragmentation on a PC.
That's also the reason why sometimes you get the answer for a hard question suddenly on the next day, on which you were sitting the whole last evening and couldn't figure it out, because the brain cleaned everything up.

So in other words puppyfood has no idea of what he's talking about.
#12 to #7 - waaw
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Well **** man, go pick up your Nobel Prize in Medicine because you clearly have it all figured out.
#149 to #12 - garymotherfinoak
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geckosandcheerios wouldn't have been so r00d
#182 to #149 - ilovehitler
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Unpopular opinion time
geckosandcheerios was nothing but spam. the only difference between him and any other spammer is the thing he spammed was kinda cute, and he stopped. But what he did is no different than fat ben, ray bingo, or anything else.
#183 to #182 - garymotherfinoak
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to me, they were all hilarious.
#71 - pwnmissilereborn **User deleted account**
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>Transfered to banishment room.
>Don't do **** all day.
>Still getting paid.
>They have to fire me because I'm costing them money while making none.
>Still get full benefits.
#137 to #71 - anon
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Japanese actually have a sense of honour and dignity.
#139 to #137 - pwnmissilereborn **User deleted account**
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Apparently that doesn't include their japanese bosses.

Forcing someone to quit just so you don't pay him the full benefits they deserve doesn't sound very honored.
#190 to #137 - kombee
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Very true however when a boss banishes from real work only reson being that they want to fire you, you should probably either quit for good (if possible) measure or reap the benefits. Honour and dignity starts with yourself and is not defined by how your boss sees you.
#272 to #137 - imashitbricks
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Yeah, because if you were getting paid to do nothing you'd TOTALLY quit because your honor and dignity.

Shut the **** up.
#275 to #272 - ganidorf
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Having nothing to do but sit there for hours everyday can quickly become torturous. They are still at "work" so it's not like they can do anything like play games.
#297 to #275 - skebaba
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If they have nothing to do, then they can. If you don't have work to do in a job, you do something else until there is work available.
#258 to #71 - jjmr
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Some people have this thing called self respect. We should try it out some time u guys

guys?
#277 to #71 - EdwardNigma
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Japanese people are really serious about honour and hard working and **** though. Sounds nice to us, because we weren't brought up in a country so ******* serious about honour and life meaning, that they gutted themselves for spilling a ******* drink or something.
#293 to #277 - lolollo
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It's also because our culture is so engrained with individualized confidence, and vengeance. We don't give a **** if you think us worthless and horrible, so long as we have the ability to put bleach in your gastank, we'll sleep like a baby coked up on Nyquil each night.

You don't want to fire me so I don't get the full benefits?

**** it! Bring it on! Let's go! I got time for career chicken! Even if you take me down, you'll regret ever starting the confrontation! I may lose, but you'll be the one with a dildo superglued to your headlights!
#100 to #71 - hates
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Seriously, just become nocturnal, and get paid to sleep while you do whatever all night long
#36 - Bion
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I've got about 23 years of experience in the field of sleeping, actually.

I consider myself a bit of an expert.
#41 to #36 - cleverguy
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so why do we need sleep?
#48 to #41 - dezider **User deleted account**
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because we get sleepy
#153 to #36 - buttinspecter
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Well then, you'll do perfectly in our banishment room. You're hired.
#15 - djrainbowdash
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I would watch that movie. I would watch it hard.
#276 to #15 - robertootrebor
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yfw movie
#238 to #15 - arcticassassin
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#125 to #15 - CatholicPriest
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#206 - jaymeelu
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Aunt May I don't know how to tell you this.. but Uncle Ben..
hes been struck by..
he.. hes been hit by


a smooth criminal
#268 to #206 - yaybacon
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#219 to #206 - wardd
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Well that beats any comment above this one
you have my thumb
#236 to #206 - playersbewarned ONLINE
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#144 - oiwumbologist
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MFW Banishment Rooms
Creds to Dilbert Creators
#188 - benjamino
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What signs did a 10 year old have 2 weeks to spot, but professionals didn't spot?
#199 to #188 - donteatthefish
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It says she learned about the signs in class two weeks prior, not that she warned them two weeks prior. She and the tourists she saved were on a beach, and she noticed the signs of a coming storm, and managed to evacuate people from the area.
#201 to #199 - benjamino
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See my comment #194 from 15 minutes ago, explaining already that I misunderstood, and formidableguy #191, who already explained what happened, 20 minutes ago.
#285 to #201 - formidableguy
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Yay I got a mention
#191 to #188 - formidableguy
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Probably the immediate signs, that are only apparent shortly before the incident, you'd have to be in the right place at the right time. For example if she and her family were near the beach say 5 minutes before the wave then the sea water would have rushed out as if the tide was out in a matter of seconds, one of the easiest signs to know there is a tidal wave or a tsunami approaching.
#194 to #191 - benjamino
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Ahhh.

I actually misread the paragraph, scanning it and reading she saw the signs two weeks ahead.

Still, now I have more context on the fact. Thanks.
#192 to #188 - peggscott
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#164 - Schillsifer
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I think OP needs to go back and proofread his content........
#60 - I Am Monkey
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There are an unlimited number of idiot burglar stories.
2007 Darwin Award Nominee: Burglar attempts to break into handicapped man's house. He finds the man in his bed and attempts to attack him with his fists. (he didn't bring a weapon) The handicapped man hit him in the balls with his crutches, ripping them off. The nutless burglar jumps out the window and passes out from blood loss in the street. When he was resuscitated he immediately began screaming "give me my balls back". The doctors were unable to reattach his balls.

1997 Darwin Award Nominee: Canadian burglar attempt to break into 12th floor apartment by scaling the building side to climb in through the balcony. Upon reaching the balcony he saw that the apartment was occupied. The tenants yelled at him and he was so startled that he fell off the balcony to his death.
#103 to #60 - anon
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There's a guy who used a duct tape mask. Like, he taped his face.
Police found him because his face was red as ****.
#298 to #103 - skebaba
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Is that valid enough evidence in court to get a sentence?
#104 to #60 - zekit ONLINE
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fake no such thing as a Canadian burglar
#189 to #60 - musichead
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And then, in the last seconds of the burglar's life, he scrawled a final message onto the pavement in his own blood, reading, "Sorry".
#220 to #60 - bronywhat
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There's a whole tv show based around it.