9 Facts About Sleep You Didn’t Know

A satirical list of facts about sleep that might help you sleep a lot better, know that you know them.

Bapusaheb Patil
2 min readJul 5, 2021


Sleep is so important. How well do you sleep at night? Would you sleep better if you knew these facts about sleep?

I don’t know. Maybe. Maybe not.

Either way, here are 9 facts about sleep that may or may not help you sleep better at night:

Fact #1

Sleeping less increases your chances of getting lesser sleep.

Fact #2

Not sleeping also leads to being awake.

Fact #3

Sleeping late implies that you won’t be sleeping early.

Fact #4

Studies show that 10 out of 10 people who sleep do it with their eyes closed. It’s almost as if it’s a prerequisite.

Fact #5

Closing your eyelids helps you sleep better.

Fact #6

Opening your eyelids or talking with your eyes closed gives away the fact to other people that you’re not asleep.

Fact #7

Research shows that sleeping with your mouth open increases the chances of an insect entering your mouth, from 0% to a non-0% chance.

Fact #8

Scientists have proven that drinking a glass of orange juice right before sleeping increases your chances of being banned from the kitchen for a week because of the mess you made.

Fact #9

Sleep experts have discovered that sleeping with an alarm set on your phone can potentially result in you sleeping longer than intended, especially if the phone battery was at 2% when you set the alarm.

Thank you for reading and sleep well! 😴



Bapusaheb Patil

Creative Specialist • IDF Certified Designer • Brand Strategist • Storyteller