Human beings are really unique, and we can clearly see it in these incredible cases of people with superpowers.
1. The Human Computer
Daniel Tammet from the UK suffers from autism, hardly speaks, does not distinguish between left and right, and cannot insert the plug into the outlet. But at the same time, he easily performs complex mathematical calculations in his mind.
Daniel knows the 22514 digits of pi by heart and speaks eleven languages: English, French, Finnish, German, Estonian, Spanish, Romanian, Icelandic (which he learned in 7 days), Lithuanian, Welsh, and the ‘universal’ language Esperanto.
2. The Dolphin Boy
A young man from Sacramento (CA) Ben Underwood was born a perfectly healthy baby, but his eyes were surgically removed because of cancer of the retina at the age of three. However, Ben went on to live a full life of a sighted person.
Medical tests showed that the boy had the hearing of the average person, but his brain learned to translate sounds into visual information, which gave the young person an ability to capture the echo. Based on this echo, he is able to determine the precise location of objects, just like a bat or a dolphin.
3. The Rubber Boy
Daniel Browning Smith from the United States is a five-time Guinness record holder. He began to twist his body at the age of four. Soon Daniel realized what a talent he possessed, and at age 18, he ran away from home with a circus troupe.
4. The Metal Eater
Frenchman Michel Lotito, born in 1950, discovered his amazing ability at the age of 9 when he scared his parents to death, having eaten a TV. From his 16, he began to entertain people for money with performances where he ate metal, glass, and rubber.
The interesting thing is that Lotito’s body never shows any side effects, even when he eats materials containing toxic substances.
5. The Real-Life Magneto
Liew Thow Lin in his 70 years managed to pull a car with an iron chain attached to an iron plate on his stomach.
Liew Thow Lin considers his ability to attract metal objects hereditary since his three sons and two grandchildren are endowed with the same amazing and incredible gift.
6. The Sleepless Man
Thai Ngoc, a 64-year-old Vietnamese man, forgot what sleep was after he had been ill with a fever in 1973. Since then, he stopped sleeping. Till now, he has not slept for 37 years, which is more than 13,500 sleepless nights.
These people with superpowers seem to have walked straight out of a sci-fi novel or a Marvel movie.
Copyright © 2012-2023 Learning Mind. All rights reserved. For permission to reprint, contact us.