THIS IS AN URBAN LEGEND and is a creepypasta entry, it seems that like the slenderman creation the lines have become blurred for some. I have entered this on the blog because I find the story a good piece of fiction but I don’t want anyone fooled that it is anything more than that.
S the tale goes roughly – in 2010 the story emerged that the Soviet Sleep Experiment began in the 1940’s and that Russian researchers explored five political prisoners to an experimental stimulant to keep them awake and then watched what happened.
At first the men seemed fine, but the sleep deprivation slowly changed them until they were into states of paranoia. As the days with no sleep continued the paranoia escalated and it became frighteningly desperate as they screamed and yelled, this hysteria became contagious between them all and one screamed so loud it tore his vocal chords, after this they all went silent.
Three days after the scientists then went on to check their prisoners only to find a gruesome event had unfolded. Four of the prisoners had turned on the other, beaten him to death and then eaten him. The madness also led them into biting off their own fingers, tearing chunks out of their own skin and have even gone so far as to attempt to disembowel themselves. They had not touched the food rations left for them, the gas that was gone was causing more concern as the prisoners yelled that they wanted to be put back on it, they would NOT fall asleep again! The story carries on more horrifically and the link Www.creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The-Russian-Sleep-Experiment gives you more of it.
However remember that this really is just a work of fiction. If you are tired go to sleep, if you are awake don’t try and gas yourself into staying that way. Stay safe my friends!
I have updated this with the youtube reading, it’s well done and gives you a good narrative if you are interested. This one is a good creepypasta because of the way it is written and the fact that it takes the idea that some of the scientific community would not consider human experimentation unethical.