AMAZING THINGS THE HUMAN BODY CAN DO
Added on: 2nd Sep 2015
Dubbed the ‘human spider’, Alain Robert proved that a person could climb
the tallest skyscrapers without using ropes or any climbing equipment.
Some of his accomplishments include the Eiffel tower, the Sydney
Opera House and the Sears Tower.
Tim Yarrow holds the record for the longest time submerged in water after
spending 10 days in a tank in a South African mall. He obviously had
special provisions made for food, oxygen, and excretions.
Thomas Blackthorne set the record for most weight lifted by a human
tongue when he picked up a 12 kg weight that was attached to a
hook in his mouth.
Swallowing 18 swords at one time, it took Chayne Hultgren 15 years to
work up to breaking the record.
William Lyttle of London managed to single-handedly dig one of the
craziest complexes of suburban tunnels in the world until he was
stopped by British authorities.
Literally, the most eye-popping woman in the world; Kim Goodman set a
bizarre world record in 2007 with her ability to pop her eyeballs out of her
eye sockets up to 12 millimetres.
NEEDLES IN THE HEAD
Mohanathas Sivanayagam broke this painful record by sticking 2,025
needles into his head. The needles were inserted at least 1.5 centimetres
deep to keep them from falling.
In 2004, Ilker Yilmaz achieved the farthest milk squirt from an eye
when he squirted milk at a distance of 9 feet, 2 inches. He did this by
pouring milk in his hand, snorting it up his nose, and then
squirting it out of his eye socket.