Have you ever dreamed of being a superman with superpowers? Like solving difficult problems, flying in the air or pulling a train with your teeth or looking into peoples’ body! Do you know that super humans exist? Yes, there are many people with real superpowers. Some of these lucky people have inborn talents and superpowers while some have acquired them over time with their dedication and perseverance. Have a look at the ten amazing people with superpowers!
- Stomach of steel
Michel Lotito is rightly called a man with the stomach of steel. He is able to chop all types of digestible objects with his teeth. He can chop razor blades, light bulbs, rubber and steel. He is able to swallow these things without internal bleeding. Before his natural death, he has eaten nine tons of metal!
- Magnetic body
Liew Thow Lin, a Malaysian man has a magnetic body. He can stick metallic objects on his body and balance them. Scientists couldn’t detect any reason for this superpower. Doctors discovered that his skin has a high amount of friction and created suction like effect to the metallic objects. When his genes were passed on to his children and grandchildren, they too possessed this superpower. He has even pulled a car using his ability. Pretty cool!
- Super running man
Dean Karnazes can run for long periods of time without taking a break. He has run 350 miles from running on a treadmill for 80 hours non stop. He also ran 50 marathons in all 50 states of USA 50 days in a row. Doctors and scientists say, if he was well fed, he could run at a constant pace of seven to thirty miles an hour for the rest of his life and be just fine.
Al Herpin is a man who can go on to live without sleeping for days, months and even years. He has a different kind of insomnia which at one point of time, had kept him awake for ten years! Doctors investigated in the matter but found no beds or sleeping material in his room. He claimed to go to work, come back and read in his rocking chair until it was time to go back to work.
- Super reader
While an average human can read 200-300 words per minute, Anne Jones can read 4700 words in a minute and is a six-time world champion in speed reading. She can not only read quickly but can also retain and comprehend what she has read with 67% accuracy. She shares her talent with others through her speed reading courses.
- Communication with animals
Kevin Richardson can communicate with animals with his focus on intuition and traditional knowledge. He is a south African animal behaviorist who can understand the animal tongue. He has been accepted by several lion prides and clans of hyena.
- The human computer
Shakuntala Devi, an Indian woman can calculate complicated math problems within minutes. She has multiplied two thirteen digit numbers in seconds without using any tool other than her super brain and landed her name in the Guinness book of world records in 1982. At the young age of six, she demonstrated her talent of calculations and memorizing powers.
- Visual power
Veronica Seider has twenty times more acute vision than the rest of us. She can see things in fine details which are over a mile away which is something an average human can do barely twenty feet away. She can see colors that make a picture on the TV set with her telescopic vision.
- Seeing sound
When Ben was three, both his eyes were removed due to cancer. But he has other super senses that can help him see without really seeing. His ears can pick up echoes and let him know where objects are. He can play basketball, ride on a bicycle and live a normal life. He is the only person to use echo location and navigate around the world.
- Feel no pain
Tim Cridland can feel no physical pain. He says that by using mind over matter, he is able to push skewers through his body and put up with extreme heat and cold unharmed – but to do this safely he has extensively studied human anatomy, because puncturing an artery could be fatal. He has wowed the world by pushing needles in his skin.