You won’t believe this top 10 list. These people actually exist! From a guy with half a head to a real life Barbie doll, join us as we take an inquisitive look at 10 real people you have to see to believe.
Carlos ‘Halfy’ Rodriguez
Carlos ‘Halfy’ Rodriguez was involved in a horrific car accident at the age of 14 that saw him lose half of his head. Rodriguez who was drunk and high at the time, crashed a stolen car into a pole and was ejected through the windscreen. Doctors managed to save his life by removing a large portion of Rodriguez’s brain and skull. The photo you see here is Rodriguez’s mugshot taken by Miami police after he was arrested for allegedly soliciting prostitution.
Ukrainian model Valeria Valeryevna Lukyanova is famous for her striking resemblance to a Barbie doll. To enhance her look Lukyanova wears special contact lenses and makeup to make her appear ‘more Barbie like’ but claims that she has had no plastic surgery other than breast implants and says her figure can be attributed to daily gym workouts and a strict diet.
Matthias ‘Popeye’ Schlitte
World champion arm wrestler Matthias Schlitte was born with his right arm 33% bigger than his left. Determined to prove that his one huge arm was a blessing, the man they call ‘Popeye’ took up arm wrestling and has since won copious titles all over the world. He has even turned his huge hand to acting, appearing in several commercials. Check out this one where he is selling power tools.
Hairiest Woman Alive
11 year old Supatra Sasuphan from Thailand suffers from a disease known as hypertrichosis. The rare condition, caused by a faulty chromosome, causes the sufferer to grow more hair than the average person. Sasuphan has now been labelled the world’s hairiest woman, a title she is happy to have and one that has made her very popular with her peers. Sasuphan’s hair has become increasingly thicker as she ages and grows so fast that she needs to have her mother cut it back regularly to keep it out of her eyes and mouth.
The Smartest Man In The World
Dubbed the smartest man in the world, Christopher Michael Langan’s IQ has been reported to be between 195 and 210. Despite being approached by several esteemed tech and research companies, Langan has spent much of his adult life in labor intensive jobs from cowboy and farmhand to a bouncer on Long Island, a job he held for more than 20 years. Some of Langan’s ideas have caused controversy amongst the scientific community as he has stated that ‘you can prove the existence of God, the soul and an afterlife, using mathematics’. Langan is possibly best known for his theory of the relationship between mind and reality that he calls the Cognitive-Theoretical Model of the Universe (CTMU). According to Langan the CTMU explains the relationship between mind and reality and the coexistence of both. A theory Langan describes as ‘a true theory of everything’.
The Man With 0% Body Fat
Tom Staniford from Exeter, UK suffers from MDP syndrome, a super rare genetic disorder that prevents fatty tissue from being stored under the skin. Despite having 0% body fat Tom Staniford continues to pursue his passion for cycling and in 2011 he won the National Para-Cycling Circuit Race championship. After a successful racing career, Staniford then went on to complete a masters degree in European law which he finished in 2012.
World’s Biggest Guns
Meet Moustafa Ismail from Egypt. Ismail is the owner of 31 inch biceps that he claims are all natural. He says a daily diet of 3 pounds of chicken, 1 pound of steak or fish and three litres of protein shakes are the key to his monumental guns. Despite his claims Ismail has his doubters with many claiming that he must be on steroids or synthol, a substance that is injected straight into the muscles to make them look bigger than they actually are. Either way, I would not want to be the guy to accuse Ismail of cheating!
The Real Magneto
Muhibija Buljubasic from Bosnia and Herzegovina has the bizarre ability to stick metallic objects to himself. Buljubasic claims his body gives off a special type of energy that allows objects to stick to him a talent he says he did not discover until he was in his fifties. At first he thought that it was only metallic objects that worked but soon discovered that plastic bowls and other non-metallic items stuck to his body just as easily.
Mayra Hills also known as Beshine is a German model who claims to have the world’s biggest breasts. Hills has many of her clothes custom made to accommodate her 59-28-26 frame including a massive 32Z sized bra. Each breast weighs a back breaking 20 pounds each. Hills claims that several store owners have wanted her to pay for clothes she has tried on because her gigantic breasts have completely stretched out the fabric making them unsaleable.
World’s Dirtiest Man
80 year old Amou Haji who lives in Dejgah village in Southern Iran is the world’s dirtiest man. Haji has not taken a bath in more than 60 years and says it is due to some emotional setbacks he had in his early 20’s. Haji believes that if he takes a bath he will become sick and attributes his longevity to being dirty. Haji also drinks 5 litres of water a day from a rusty oil can, enjoys smoking a pipe packed with animal faeces and his favourite meal is rotten porcupine. Mmm…tasty!