In our childhood, we always secretly dreamt of having superpowers. We always looked up to the fictional superheroes in cartoons. But as we grew up, we realized people having extraordinary abilities only exist in the v-world. However, some recent instances have confirmed that people with super strength exist. Mentioned below are 5 such examples of people with incredible power, durability, sight and strength.
- No Sleep
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if we did not need any sleep at all? We must have definitely missed out a lot of fun dreams but the question is what we could have achieved. Ask Al Herpin. He exactly knows what it is like. Herpin claims to have a type of insomnia where he didn’t need sleep at all. This person has been awake for over 10 years. As medical professionals investigated, he was found to be healthy and also live happily in the old age of 94.
- X-Ray vision
A Russian woman, Natasha Demkina claims to have the ability to see through people’s bodies. She’s exactly like an X-Ray machine who is able is to detect and diagnose problems. Her abilities began to manifest from the age of 10 years. First, she gets a colourful picture for a fraction of second and then analyses it.
- Super Human Memory
Daniel Temmet can memorize an incredible amount of information. On 14th March 2004, he was able to recite Pi up to 22,514 digits within 5 hours and 9 minutes. Scientists failed to explain about his ability. Daniel says his mind has its own unique colour, texture, shape and feel which makes things easier for him to remember. For example, 289 is very ugly for him, 333 is attractive and so on.
- High pain tolerance
You might have heard the use of mediation to ease the labour pain. Similarly, Tim Cridland uses the pain, but, to entertain others through performances. He says he could achieve it by training his mind and combining it with his body. Determination and willingness is the key behind it.
An Indian woman, Shakuntala Devi possesses the ability to calculate numbers beyond normal human abilities. Since the age of 6 years, without any formal training, she had started calculating at the University of Mysore. She was tested at The University of California Berkley where she undoubtedly passed with flying colours. She has been tested many times and she had proved herself in all the tests to date.