Did you know that people with real superpowers actually exist? People who possess incredible sight, stamina, and durability. But that’s not all. Some even possess the ability to project energy, have an uncanny memory, and even employ X-ray vision! So if you’ve ever wished you could have superpowers similar to Superman, the Hulk, Wolverine, or any other awesome superhero, guess what, its possible (sort of). Just when you thought this stuff could only be found in comic books, cartoons or even on the big screen, right! Now, I know what you are probably thinking: “Everybody knows that superhuman strength, super speed, adamantium claws, etc. are things of pure imagination.” But are they? Not as much as much as you may think. So get ready to meet 25 Incredible People With Real Superpowers.
And if you want to see what else our human bodies are capable of, be sure to check out our 25 most outrageous feats done with the human body. You’ll read about someone who was able to balance a car on his head, or people who were able to pull a 67 ton C-130 place using only wheelchairs. Let’s not forget about the grandma who at age 76 can twist steel rods and lift 50 pound dumbbells like they were nothing.
Wim Hof is the Iceman
Able to withstand extreme cold temperatures, Wim Hof is the real life Iceman. Hof holds twenty-one Guinness World Records including a world record for the longest ice bath. He describes his ability to withstand extreme cold temperatures as being able to “turn his own thermostat up” by using his mind.
Kevin Richardson has the ability to "understand animals"
Also known as the “lion whisperer,” Kevin Richardson has become a legend worldwide for being befriending wild animals such as such as lions, cheetahs, and hyenas. The friendship is so complete that Richardson has even been filmed walking, playing and sleeping among these wild animals.
Claudio Pinto has telescopic eyes
Claudio Pinto doesn’t look like a superhuman at first glance, but he does have a special talent. He is able to pop his eyes out of their sockets and extend them up to 7 millimeters, which is about 95% of the eyeball.
Cassie Graves has a potent scent
Cassie Graves is a beautiful twenty-three-year-old singer from the UK who battles a disorder that causes her sweat and breath to reek of rotting flesh. She suffers from trimethylaminuria, also known as fish odor syndrome, which is an extremely rare metabolic disorder where the body can’t break down trimethylamine found in certain foods such as meat and eggs. Not sure if that gives her any real superpowers but it definitely would land her a role in an X-Men flick.
Harold Williams, super linguistic "powers"
How many languages do you think you can learn in your lifetime. Four, five, maybe 10. Foreign editor of The Times, Harold Williams, was able to speak fifty-eight languages and is considered to be one of the most accomplished Polyglot in history. He’s not the only one with this “power” however, others include John Browning, Joseph Caspar Messofanti and Dr. Carlos do Amaral Freire.