You may be grateful for this later.
According to the very helpful Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE, the US Navy has contrived a method that will, allegedly, guarantee sleep in around 2 minutes.
Wake up, people.
Among the most rested countries surveyed by Sleep Cycle, an app that tracks how much shuteye people are getting, New Zealand comes top with the average Kiwi clocking up in excess of 7.5 hours per night.
Finland, the Netherlands, Australia, the UK and Belgium all rank highly for sleep, too, with Ireland close behind (at 7.3 hours).
Thanks Spaghetti Hoop
The whales do this for about 6-24 minutes at a time, exhibiting signs of REM (dream) sleep, an activity that accounts for 7% of their life.
The phenomenon was accidentally discovered by a team of UK and Japanese researchers in 2008.