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These 10 People Were Born With Real, Albeit Strange, Super Powers

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at 2016.11.01
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If you ever read a comic book, you”ve probably been jealous of your favorite hero”s super powers. Having super powers is one of the greatest human longings since the creation of super heroes. Luckily, some people actually have super powers. Sure, they can”t technically fly and they generally don”t use them to fight crime, but that doesn”t mean these super powers don”t exist.

1. The Incredible Mr. Teeth

The Incredible Mr. Teeth

Rathakrishnan Velu is able to pull things with his teeth. He has broken many records by pulling trains (yes, trains) with his teeth.

2. Rubber Boy

Rubber Boy

Daniel Browning Smith, also known as The Rubber Boy, is a famous contortionist. He appeared on Jay Leno, Cirque De Soleil, and other television shows, demonstrating how he can bend his body all over.

3. Mr. Eat It All

Mr. Eat It All

Michel Lotito was born with a stomach that has walls twice as thick as a normal humans. He also has super powered digestive acids that allow him to eat just about anything. He”s eaten metal, glass, and plastic. You name it, he”s eaten it.

4. The Eye Popping Man

The Eye Popping Man

Claudio Pinto can pop his eyes out of their sockets to about 95%. That”s a super power I don”t think anyone would think to wish for.

5. The Magnetic Man

The Magnetic Man

Liew Thow Lin is a 70-year-old man who discovered that he can attract metal objects to his body. He even began magnetically pulling cars with his gift.

6. The Lion Whisperer

The Lion Whisperer

Kevin Richardson makes his living by being able to seemingly communicate with lions, cheetahs, and many other big cats. He plays with them and he has yet to be harmed (knock on wood).

7. The Sounds Seer

The Sounds Seer

Ben Underwood was rendered blind after both of his eyes were removed due to cancer. By becoming super adept at using echolocation, he is able to live a fairly normal life without guide dogs or any aides.

8. The Torture King

The Torture King

Tim Cridland doesn”t really feel pain. He was studied by scientists all over the world and none can explain his immunity to most painful things. He also became a sort of circus act, if you will, by puncturing himself with skewers and numerous other objects.

9. The Brain

The Brain

Daniel Tammet was born with an insane gift. He is a high-functioning autistic genius savant with a gift for mathematical equations and memory. He posses a super-powered memory, allowing him to learn a litany of other languages and break world records.

10. The Man Who Never Sleeps

The Man Who Never Sleeps

This 64-year-old man named Thai Ngoc is said to have been awake since 1973. He never sleeps, and it hasn”t had any ill effects on his body or mind.

(via Oddee)

Which of these super powers do you wish to have? They are both a gift and a curse, but I”m sure you could learn to live with them after a while. Either way, it”s nice to know that super powers exist.

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