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15+ Ordinary People Who Have Unusual Superpowers

The human body is an absolutely unique thing — the nose can detect a trillion smells, the liver can regenerate itself, and thumbs have their own pulse. But despite the fact that we all have these body features, there are some people who are gifted with even more incredible physical talents that might seem to us like real superpowers.

We at Bright Side found 16 ordinary people who can do amazing things with their bodies.

16. “My wife can stuff her ear into itself.”

15. This girl’s tongue is so long, it can reach her nose.

14. The perfect stomach vacuum

13. Have you ever seen finger yoga?

12. “My friend has a perfect sense of balance.”

11. “His pinky finger isn’t broken.”

10. Tongue origami

9. This girl with joint hypermobility syndrome can bend her fingers back to a 45-degree angle.

8. “My colleague sent me a photo of my legs.”

7. This girl definitely has rubber arms.

6. “My coworker can bend his knees backward.”

5. “I have a condition called dermatographism where I can ’write’ on my skin and it appears as a rash.”

4. “My ring finger goes ghostly white when I’m cold.”

3. “I have freckles that are only visible under a black light.”

2. “A friend of mine can grab things backward.”

1. Who said that it’s impossible to lick your own elbow?

Do you have any unusual or unique talents? If so, please tell us about them in the comments!