Here are 8 surprising facts about dreams that you might know about:
1. The average person has about 1,460 dreams per year; in other words that’s about 4 dreams a night.
Most people over the age of 10 dream at least 4 to 6 times per night during a stage of sleep called REM (for Rapid Eye Movements, a distinguishing characteristic of this stage of sleep).
During REM periods our brains become as active as they are during waking, although not all parts of the brain are reactivated.
2. You forget half your dream within five minutes of waking up!
within 10 minutes, you forget 90% of it. This being attested to the
fact that the function of dreaming is to weed out unnecessary memory
connections that the brain makes over time.
Being able to recall most of your dream would defeat this very purpose.
3. Men experience up to five erections every night while dreaming.
So, other than that ‘morning wood’ that dudes have, the average man is said to typically have 3-5 erections per 8 hours of sleep, usually at night. Yep. But don’t fret just yet, your body is still functioning normally.
4. You can’t scream for help while having a nightmare.
Here you are having
a nightmare and you eventually wake up screaming to the top of your
lungs. The fact is you might wake up screaming but cannot scream during
the nightmare itself.
Reason being with most dreams (and nightmares) occurring during REM sleep, your voluntary muscles are essentially paralysed.
5. Women may be more prone to nightmares than men
A study reveals that women experience significantly more nightmares than men and have more emotional dreams.
6. Some people can only dream in black and white.
Close to 12% of people in the world dream entirely in black and white.
Reason being childhood exposure to black-and-white television. It is
more common in people over 55 years of age and is reported less in those
7. You can totally be diagnosed with something known as “nightmare disorder.”
Nightmare disorder symptoms include repeated
awakenings from the major sleep period or naps with detailed recall of
extended and extremely frightening dreams.
Those who suffer from
such disorder end up having distress or impairment in social,
occupational, or other important areas of functioning.
8. Recurring dreams could be a sign you have unresolved issues in your life.
If you keep having recurring dreams,
it could be a manifestation of some unresolved issue. They usually
begin in one’s childhood, and can persist through one’s lifetime.
L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)
A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .
They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.
According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.
The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.
He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.
When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.
But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.
Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.
“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.
Watch the Video HERE
COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)
A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.
The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.
Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:
This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.
what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.
“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products
The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.
The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.
Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:
His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!