What would you do if you had a real life super power? Before you start designing your costume and preparing to embark on vigilante justice, take a look at these amazing humans and how they live with their real superpower. These are some of the amazing humans with real superpowers.
Super Running Man
Going to the gym or running for long periods of time is pretty overwhelming for most people. But Dean Karnazes has super human endurance. He has run 350 miles from running on a treadmill for 80 hours non-stop. He also ran 50 marathons in all 50 states 50 days in a row. Doctors and scientists have concluded that if he was well fed and hydrated, Karnazes could actually go at a constant pace between seven and ten miles per hour for the rest of his life and be just fine.
Isao Machi has wowed audiences all over the world with his superhuman like reflexes. Instead of taking excellent aim, Machi can anticipate the movement of an item in the air and pick it out with almost god-like accuracy. One of his most popular stunts was chopping up airsoft pellets, which can move 550 feet per second. He even uses a katana for his stunts just for a little extra wow factor.
Liew Thow Lin recently realized that you can stick metallic objects to his body. Doctors discovered that his skin has a high amount of friction and creates a suction like effect to the metallic objects, and he actually is in a large human magnet. But this hasn’t stopped Lin for making appearances at charity events showing off this talent and even pulled a car using his ability.
Anne Jones is a super reader who can read over 4,700 words per minute and a six-time world champion in speed reading. The crucial point to know is that not only can she read fast, but she can comprehend and retain what she read at a 67% accuracy. The average human can read 220-300 words per minute, so Jones’ superpower really is one-of-a-kind. Today, she has her own speed reading courses so that she can share her talent with others.
Claudio Pinto has a superpower that haunts our nightmares and probably inspired a few horror films. He has the ability to pop his eyes out of their sockets at ninety-five percent. And that last 5% is probably just the nerves and muscles holding his eyes into his body. Pinto isn’t the only one who has this terrifying talent, as Jalisa Thompson has also become quite famous for having the same power.
Teeth of Steal
Hailing from Malaysia, Rathakrishnan Velu has been dubbed as the man who has teeth made of steel. He has pulled weight of over 200 tons using only his teeth, and he gained his talent at the young age of 14 after he was taught to channel all of his energy into just one place. One of his most amazing stances included pulling a freight train using only his teeth. And as far as dentistry goes, his teeth are still in pretty good condition.
Shakuntala Devi is known as the human-computer due to the fact that she can solve complex math problems in her head within a matter of seconds. She landed in the Guinness Book of World Records in1982 after she multiplied two 13 digit numbers and solve it in under 28 seconds. David Tammet is another individual who has the ability to solve math problems in his head in a short amount of time making him the second human-computer.
Veronica Seider has the ability to see little things in fine detail over a mile away. Which is something the average human can barely do it just 20 feet away. The German dentist has a visual acuity of 20/2 and she can also see the tiny colors that make up the picture on television sets making it so she has telescopic vision.
The Human Owl
Born in 1886, Martin Laurello made headlines around the world and sold-out performance spaces all over with it’s amazing super power of being able to turn his head at 180 degrees. Before you get on the holy water, know that no demons were involved in this talent. Martin Laurello practice for years and even learn how to dislocate various vertebrae in order to make this amazing talent happen.
The Human Dolphin
Stig Severinsen is known as the human dolphin. He’s a Danish free diver is able to hold his breath longer than any other person on the planet. Severinsen holds multiple World Records for his talent and it’s even started his own business and teaching others how to change their lives with their breathing. He combined his knowledge of yoga and it’s free diving exploits to create his method and is able to withhold breathing for several minutes.