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Little-Known Facts About Beds You Didn’t Know About

Facts About Beds

According to researchers, we spend one-third of our life in bed. This fact makes the decision of buying the right piece very important. Because of the wide range available on the market, finding the bed that will match your needs and style can be a challenging and time-consuming process. Beds come in a variety of materials and colours, designed to match just any style and taste. Choosing the one the will perfectly fit into your interior is essential, but buying a quality bed that will provide you with good night sleep is even more important. Even we spend so much time enjoying the comfort of these pieces of furniture, we didn’t know much about them, so let’s take a look at these little-known and interesting facts about beds.

  • Maybe it is hard to believe, but some people have a phobia of beds. They feel anxiety anytime they need to go to sleep because they worry about wetting in bed or having nightmares. The right term for this condition is ”clinophobia”.
  • The English social critic and writer Charles Dickens was known for his belief in the powers of magnetic flow. Because of this, he always slept in his bed facing North-South.
  • On 28 May 2011, Netherlands has presented a bed that was 26.5cm long and 16.44m wide. According to Guinness World Records, this was the largest bed in the world.
  • Augustine of Hippo, also known as Saint Austin, Saint Augustine or Blessed Augustine, was a philosopher and Christian theologian whose writings have a huge impact on the development of Western philosophy and Christianity. In 396AD, he mentioned a belief that if anyone sneeze while you are putting your shoes on, you should go back to bed.
  • According to the latest researches, people spend significantly more of their time on bed compared to any other furniture piece in their home.
  • There was not coiled spring mattress until 1871.
  • Stuart Hughes is known as one of the most controversial designers in the world. He had designed the Baldacchino Supreme bed that was considered as the most expensive bed in the world with a price over $6.4 million.
  • Chinese people have used beds as early as 2000 years ago. They were not so comfortable to sleep in because they were made of wood and the pillows were made of wood or stone, carved to fit the head or neck.
  • In the West, the history of bed dates back from the ancient Egypt. People did not make a difference between a couch and night bed. They have used one bed for both, lounging and sleeping.
  • A quality and comfortable bed will provide you with at least one extra hour of good night sleep.
  • Almost 85% of the doctors in the world belief that there is a connection between the usage of an old bed and receiving asthma.
  • Queen size beds are among the most popular and often purchased beds world wide.

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