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Stan Lee hasn't Discovered these Super Humans - Four New Superhuman Mutant Powers

Updated on February 18, 2015

More Research, More Superhumans!

New Discoveries of Superhuman Mutants Abound

Someday we may all have these abilities at our disposal, genetic engineering is a relatively new science. Whether that would be ethical is another question. Here are some real-life mutations that people can have with many benefits and seemingly not many detriments.

No Apparent Downside

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As revealed recently on shows such as the "All Star Celebrity Apprentice", her mutant memory is an asset. She got heat for being "scatterbrained" at times on the show . I saw it a little, but I think she's good managing her cranial super-library!Perhaps Marilu remembers some days she wishes she could forget, but if so she doesn't let on.
As revealed recently on shows such as the "All Star Celebrity Apprentice", her mutant memory is an asset. She got heat for being "scatterbrained" at times on the show . I saw it a little, but I think she's good managing her cranial super-library!
As revealed recently on shows such as the "All Star Celebrity Apprentice", her mutant memory is an asset. She got heat for being "scatterbrained" at times on the show . I saw it a little, but I think she's good managing her cranial super-library!
Perhaps Marilu remembers some days she wishes she could forget, but if so she doesn't let on.
Perhaps Marilu remembers some days she wishes she could forget, but if so she doesn't let on.

1. Marilu Henner - Human Recorder

Television's "Taxi" actress Marilu Henner no longer hides her highly superior autobiographical memory (HSAM). Her brain is like the NSA recording everything on the internet, running every waking moment, nonstop data collection that is always filed neatly away for later recall. It can not and will not stop... it's like Alzheimer's disease in reverse!

She can remember thousands of specific details from every single day of her life since the ability "switched on". She was, as the other 15 or so people in the world with this condition also report, suddenly beset with the ability one day when she was 11 years old. Since then, she remembers the date, who she met, the circumstances, the weather, and much more.

There are only about a dozen or fewer known savants like her of the seven billion people in the world. If there are more, they probably want to hide the ability, or perhaps they must hide it because they are spies. Dang great spies. They don't even need hidden cameras. Just a distress radio and maybe a Walther PPK pistol. Maybe one of those MI6 spy pens too. Don't worry, she'll remember what it does when you click it three times.

This is how he dressed to climb Mount Everest
This is how he dressed to climb Mount Everest
Yes, the tallest mountain in the world where frost has bitten many-a-climber, all dressed like eskimos.
Yes, the tallest mountain in the world where frost has bitten many-a-climber, all dressed like eskimos.
Swimming under ice like this normally requires a "dry suit". Even with two wet-suits on hypothermia would be, can I still say, inevitable?
Swimming under ice like this normally requires a "dry suit". Even with two wet-suits on hypothermia would be, can I still say, inevitable?

2. Ice-Man Wim Hof

A real-life Ice Man. No he can't project cold telekinetically or freeze moisture from the air like "Frozone" from The Incredibles.

But let us talk about what this guy CAN do that 99.999999% of the human population could never do!.

Dude climbed Mt. Everest dressed like a Canadian vacationer on the beach in Honolulu!

Dude swims in a regular swimsuit- alongside seals under the arctic ice. Yeah, I know a guy who did that wearing his "drysuit" and he froze his a&$ off in the process. He'd never consider doing it even for 10 minutes in one or even two wetsuits. Wim Hof does it with little more than a "Speedo" on. How? We don't know. He says it's the power of the mind.

He has one of the best superhuman abilities, it's so rare it's unique, and a power that's both mental and physical that combines to aid survival without known side-effects.


Do You Know The Muscle Man, The Muscle Man, The Muscle Man?

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I don't need no myostatin protein, fool!This is a Whippet, a miniature greyhound normally known for it's slender body and amazing speed.Kind of like a real life "Hound of the Baskervilles"Guess what, food producers are all over this mutation and messing around to make it happenYum. Next we, seriously, will be growing the meat in a lab and not on an animal. I wonder if it will be considered Vegetarian... Thousands of years from now they will see us as barbaric, "dark age" style brutes for killing animals.
I don't need no myostatin protein, fool!
I don't need no myostatin protein, fool!
This is a Whippet, a miniature greyhound normally known for it's slender body and amazing speed.
This is a Whippet, a miniature greyhound normally known for it's slender body and amazing speed.
Kind of like a real life "Hound of the Baskervilles"
Kind of like a real life "Hound of the Baskervilles"
Guess what, food producers are all over this mutation and messing around to make it happen
Guess what, food producers are all over this mutation and messing around to make it happen
Yum. Next we, seriously, will be growing the meat in a lab and not on an animal. I wonder if it will be considered Vegetarian... Thousands of years from now they will see us as barbaric, "dark age" style brutes for killing animals.
Yum. Next we, seriously, will be growing the meat in a lab and not on an animal. I wonder if it will be considered Vegetarian... Thousands of years from now they will see us as barbaric, "dark age" style brutes for killing animals.

3. Baby Hulk - Liam Hoekstra

Some people are born without a myostatin protein. Whether genetic or medically blocked, people like Liam Hoekstra look like bodybuilders without body building already at a young age. It's a mis-appropriation of resources that is mostly beneficial in today's society. In the late 90's scientists discovered the trick of “switching off” the Myostatin protein. So much for the bodybuilding ads of high protein powders I guess. If you just turn off the protein’s signaling ability, your cells will make you look like the next pro wrestler. It's up to you to master the art of the suplex, piledriver, and figure-four leglock. Ohhhhhhhhh yeeeeeahhhhhh!

4. Stephen Wiltshire - The Human Polaroid

Visual Memory and artistic ability. This guy can take one look, and then draw such detail that would take anyone else so many hours just to outline.

Case in point, he never saw the New York Skyline from a certain angle from above, but after one quick helicopter flight he drew this amazing picture. Even the number of windows on buildings and other more subtle architectural details were captured in a matter of minutes. Amazing!

No assistance of a picture. He drew it almost like a printer, using a pen. It's 18 feet long, too!
No assistance of a picture. He drew it almost like a printer, using a pen. It's 18 feet long, too!
Drawn from memory and only 20 minutes in the air. Brilliant!
Drawn from memory and only 20 minutes in the air. Brilliant!

© 2013 Doug DeWalt

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