My mind clicks on and off. I try letting one eyelid close at a time while I prop the other open with my will. My whole body argues dully that nothing, nothing in life is quite so desirable as sleep. My mind is losing resolution and control. While Charles Lindberghs recounting of his battle to stay awake on his epic 33.5-hr. flight from New York to Paris in 1927 is probably of little interest to the passengers on Singapore Airlines ultra-long-range flights, it still is fundamental to the ...

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