Is It Worth It to Nap on the Subway?

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Risk of getting robbed aside, "It looks like it is definitely possible to get small amounts of restorative sleep on the subway — but only very small amounts," says a doctor who performed an experiment along with the New York Times to study subway napping. In our unscientific opinion, he forgot a crucial procedural step: heavy drinking.