The Origins of Beds
The first known bed was invented in 3600 B.C.E (the Neolithic period) in Iran, which was then known as Persia. These beds were made of goatskins and water; however, the first bed probably consisted of only dirt, straw, and grass. Fast forward to 200 B.C. and the Romans invented the first air mattress with cloth which was stuffed with reeds, wool, and sometimes hay. The wealthy would stuff their mattresses with feathers. In 1833 a physician known as Neil Arnott invented the waterbed (a mattress filled with water), in the late 1980's these were in fashion; however, losers kept telling false claims about waterbeds like you would fall through it, or it would flood your bedroom, despite waterbeds being very durable. The main reason why people don't buy waterbeds is because they require regular maintenance for it to last years.In 1883 and J.P. Leggett (an inventor) made the first steel coiled mattress, this mattress wasn't popular at the time; however, as time passed the mattress would tremendously be used across the world.
TL;DR Beds have came a long way since prehistoric times.
Things you can do with a Bed
There are other uses for a bed, most people use it for sleeping, but you can use it for other things also.
Fun facts About Beds
- Your bed will accumulate an average of 10 pounds of dead skin in the next 8 years.
- The average thickness of a mattress is 9-12 inches, a good mattress is 12 inches.
- The average Queen mattress is 60 inches wide, a regular mattress is 53 inches wide.
- The average Queen mattress is 80 inches long, a regular mattress is 75 inches long.
- Some mattresses can cost up to 5,000 bucks!
More about Beds
Most beds will give you back problems and will be a pain in your ass literally.
The closest thing you will ever get to touching anything that feels like a human other than yourself is a body pillow, a body pillow is what the name suggests, it is just a pillow the size of a human for you to cuddle with because you're a lonely loser. There are various body pillows that depict a picture of something(most of the time it's an anime body pillow).
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