The most superior species to live on earth, humans are stronger and smarter for many reasons. But, have you ever wished you were more gifted than the normal humans and had superhuman powers that we have only seen in Hollywood movies like Superman, X-men, and others? Well, if you are an avid fan of such sci-fi movies, I am sure you have already tried some of the stunts to check if you really have the superhuman powers in you or not. But worry not, we have a list of super humans who have god gifted special abilities that are rare and really amazing.
Right from people who have special ability to see more colors than any normal human to a person who can smell diseases, here is a list of 5 superhumans and their amazing super powers.
Known as the Iceman, Wim Hof is a super human who has the special ability to withstand extremely cold temperatures. According to studies, it is believed that Wim stays unaffected by the cold temperature due to his special breathing technique, where he consciously hyperventilates and keeps his heart rate higher. He can also regulate his body temperature by his breathing technique.
In 2011, Wim took the world’s longest ice bath for 1 hour and 52 mins. Also, Wim completed a marathon held in Finland at -20°C wearing just a shorts in 2009 and he also climbed the Mt. Everest wearing just a simple shorts. He truly is an Iceman!!
Concetta Antico is another superhuman who has the power to see more colors than a normal human being. Scientifically, Concetta has two different mutations on each of her X chromosomes, which is called as Tetrachromat. Thus, she has 4 cones in her eyes, compared to 3 present in a normal human being. Hence, she has an enhanced vision and is reported to have the ability to see 99 million colors against 1 million different colors seen by a normal human. For Concetta, even a simple pebble can look as colorful as a rainbow.
Martial artists already hold more power than the normal humans with their fast reflex action and body movements. Isao Machii is a Japanese martial artist who can cut the bullet of a BB gun when fired at him with his sword. Isao also holds several Guinness World Records for his expertise. It is believed that he sees things and analyses them at a very different level to achieve the results.
Records held by Isao – Fastest BB pellet cut using a samurai sword at a speed of 158.29 km/hr; most sword cuts (252) delivered to a simple straw mat in a record time of 3 minutes.
Michel Lotito is a French entertainer who has been entertaining the audience with his unique ability to eat anything you offer. Michel has eaten everything including bicycles, shopping carts, televisions and more. Apparently, he also ate a Cessna, a plane in 2 years. According to doctors, Michel has a rare condition named Pica, which is a psychological condition that makes him have an appetite for all kinds of inanimate objects. Thanks to his thick stomach lining which helps him eat such weird object without causing any injury.
A woman with an unusual power, Joy Milne from Perth, Scotland can smell and identify Parkinson’s diseases on normal people, even before the disease is diagnosed by a medical practitioner.
In a test conducted on Joy by the Edinburgh University, Joy successfully identified the disease 11 times out of 12 times. Joy’s husband passed away due to Parkinson’s disease in 2015 and made her promise to help as many people as she can with her special power to diagnose and treat the disease.