1. The Incredible Brain (Daniel Tammet)
Daniel Tammet, a British autistic savant gifted with capability for mathematical calculations, sequence memory and natural language learning but was born with congenital childhood epilepsy.
Expressing numbers as colors is a well-known for patients of synesthesia, but the detail and specificity of his mental imagination of numbers is very rare. In his mind, he has made up unique pictures of landscapes for numbers 1 to ten thousand. He also says that he can calculate results as images of landscapes. In his mind, the number 289 is horrible, the number 333 is attractive, and pi is beautiful. Tammet paints the visual images of these numbers.
Daniel Tammet also holds the record for memorizing the irrational number pi to 22,514 digits in just over five hours, which is the smallest time in all of Europe. He also holds the amazing capability to speak many languages such as English, French, Finnish, German, Spanish, Lithuanian, Romanian, Estonian, Icelandic, Welsh and Esperanto. One amazing thing about Tammet is that he is creating a new language called Mänti on his own. To prove the fact that he is a language genius, on the Channel Five documentary, Tammet was challenged to learn the language Icelandic in just a week. Exactly a week later he spoke Icelandic so fluently that all people, even his instructor was absolutely amazed.
2. The Boy with Sonar Vision (Ben Underwood)
Ben Underwood is blind as a result of cancer since the age of 3; however, the amazing thing is that he is able to play basketball, ride a bicycle and living a normal life. He is able to do this by teaching himself to use sound to navigate through his path. Ben makes a short click sound that bounces back from the nearby objects which his ears pick up and then let him know where the objects are. This is a characteristic feature of dolphins and the fact that Ben is able to do so is quite amazing.
3. The Rubberboy (Daniel Browning Smith)
Daniel Browning Smith , the Rubberboy is the most flexible man alive. He has been in many professional basketball or baseball games and on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, ESPN’s Sports Center, Oprah Winfrey, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Cirque du Soleil, Best Damn Sports Show Period, The Discovery Channel, Men in Black 2, HBO’s Carnivale, and CSI: NY and American got a talent. He has also won Guinness Record five times and has the ability to perform contortion handstands and unique acrobatics.
4. Mister Eat-it-All (Michel Lotito)
Michel Lotito is a French television entertainer, famous for the ability to eat metal, glass, rubber in items such as bicycles, televisions, a Cessna 150, and smaller items which are disassembled, cut-up and swallowed. The consumption of indigestible things has made him known as Monsieur Mangetout or the Mister Eat-it-all. His habit to eat unusual material began as a child and he has been performing in front of the public since 1966. According to the doctors, he possesses a stomach and both the small and large intestine with walls of twice the normal thickness and his digestive acids are unusually powerful, allowing him to digest a certain portion of his metallic meals.
5. King of Teeth (Rathakrishnan Velu)
On the eve of Malaysia’s 50th Independence Day, Rathakrishnan Velu locally Raja Gigi broke his own world record for pulling a train with his teeth, this time with 6 coaches weighing 297.1 tons over a distance of 2.8 metres at the Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station. He possesses this amazing power since he was 14 years old.
6. The Magnetic Man (Liew Thow Lin)
Liew Thow Lin who is a 70-year-old retired contractor living in Malaysia, became famous for pulling a car twenty meters by using an iron chain hooked to an iron plate on his midriff. He discovered the amazing ability to make objects stick like a magnet to his skin, and now he iss making world records for car-pulling. The amazing thing about him is that his three of sons and two grandchildren also possesses the ability to do.
7. The Man who doesn’t Sleep (Thai Ngoc)
According to sixty-four-year-old Thai Ngoc, he could not sleep at night after getting a fever in 1973, since then has counted infinite numbers of sheep during the 11,700 consecutive sleepless nights, however is in a perfectly good shape and excellent health. To prove his health, he carried two 50 kilograms bags of fertilizer in front of media. His excellent health is not declined by countless sleepless nights as shown by doctor’s test results.
8. The Torture King (Tim Cridland)
Tim Cridland does not feel pain like the rest of people. He astounded everyone by pushing needles into his arms without feeling any pain and is now performing all over America, showing his skills. Test results declared that Tim can tolerate much higher pain than is possible for anyone around the world.
9. The Lion Whisperer (Kevin Richardson)
Animal behaviorist Kevin Richardson has the ability to connect with cats and lions, whispering in their ears. It is a fact that he can talk to them and can understand what they want, besides cuddling with them.
10. The Man who can pop his eyes (Claudio Pinto)
Claudio Pinto can pop both of his eyes 4 cm which is equivalent to 1 and a half inch or 95 percent out of their sockets. He is using this amazing ability for making a world record. He has also taken many doctors’ tests who declared it a gift of God as no health problems with his eyes were detected.