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We've all dreamed of having superpowers at some point (today), but the majority of us have to accept the sobering reality that preternatural abilities simply aren't possible. That is, except for some rare cases of real, actual people with bona fide powers that defy explanation (and in some cases practical application). For instance ...
#3. Kim Peek Remembers Everything By the time Kim Peek passed away in 2009, he had perfectly memorized 12,000 books , simultaneously making him both the best and the worst person to be stuck next to on a bus.
If you've ever had your penis cut off and/or been executed while on holiday, you'll probably know that it's easy to offend people from other cultures. Unless you learn the ways of the place you're visiting, even the most well-meaning tourist can regularly find his oesophagus stuffed with burning goat.
Who says there's nothing useful on the Internet? From Yahoo Answers to the countless How-To sites, the web is full of non-experts telling you how to do everything from change a muffler to castrate a llama. But some of these "how-tos" seem so grossly unnecessary, we're wondering if these people aren't just getting paid by the word.
The day anyone learns how to drive from reading about it on WikiHow , is the day we abandon the road entirely. Most Important Step: Step 1: "Get a driver's or learner's permit, if your state requires one."
The French call it "l'esprit d'escalier," or "staircase ghost."