Most unbelievable feats of humans
. Tim Cridland (known by his stage name as Zamora the Torture King) is an American sideshow performer who performs extremely painful feats as entertainment. His stunts include fire eating, sword swallowing, body skewering, and even electrocution.
. Known as Monsieur Mangetout , Michel Lotito was a French entertainer, famous for deliberately consuming indigestible objects. His performances involved consumption of metal, glass, rubber, and other materials. He disassembled, cut up, and consumed bicycles, shopping carts, televisions and even a plane Cessna 150. It is estimated that between 1959 and 1997, Lotito had eaten nearly nine tons of metal.
. Known as the Rubberboy, Daniel Browning Smith is an American contortionist, actor, television host, comedian, sports entertainer, and stuntman, who holds the title of the most flexible person in history. During one of his feats, he dislocated his arms to crawl through an unstrung tennis racket.
. Daniel Tammet is an English writer, essayist, translator, and autistic savant gifted with a facility for mathematical calculations, sequence memory, and natural language learning. In his mind, Tammet says, each positive integer up to 10,000 has its own unique shape, color, texture and feel. He holds the European record for reciting pi from memory to 22,514 digits in five hours and nine minutes. Tammet also speaks ten languages.
Catching cannon balls with bare hands
. Also called the Cannonball King, John Holtum, a Danish stuntman, could catch 23 kilogram (50 pound) cannonballs fired at him by his assistant. Unfortunately, Holtum s initial attempt to catch a ball resulted in his losing three fingers.
Mountaineer in shorts
. In 2009, Wim Hof (the same man who holds the record for the longest ice bath) climbed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 meters or 19,341 feet above sea level) wearing just shorts. Two years earlier, he climbed to an altitude of 6.7 kilometers (22,000 feet) on Mount Everest also wearing nothing but shorts and shoes, but failed to reach the summit due to a recurring foot injury.
Deepest free dive
. Nicknamed the Deepest Man On Earth, Herbert Nitsch, an Austrian free diver, has held world records in all of the 8 free diving disciplines. The current free diving world record champion, he has achieved 69 official World Records, usually surpassing his own previous records. His latest record dates back to June 2012 when he dived to the depth of 253.2 meters (831 feet).
Survival of the highest fall without a parachute
. Vesna Vulovic is a Serbian former flight attendant who holds the distinction of being the world record holder for surviving the highest fall without a parachute: 10,160 meters (33,333 ft). Vulovic fell out of a plane that exploded. She suffered multiple fractures, and she was in a coma for 27 days but after that, she fully recovered from her injuries and even continued to fly.
Buried alive for ten days
. In 2004, Czech fakir and magician Zdenek Zahradka spent ten days buried alive in a wooden coffin. He was without food and water during the feat, and he could only breathe through a ventilation pipe. Zahradka spent most of this crazy experiment sleeping and meditating about his life.
Aircraft pulled by a man
. Kevin Fast from Canada pulled a CC 177 Globemaster III, a large military transport aircraft weighing 188.83 tons (416,299 pounds), a distance of 8.8 meters (28 feet, 10.46 inches) at Canadian Forces Base in Trenton, Ontario, Canada, on 17 September 2009.
Greatest weight raised by a human
. Paul Anderson, an American weightlifter, strongman, and power lifter performed the feat of lifting 2844.02 kilograms (6,270 pounds) in a back lift, which the Guinness Book of World Records lists as the greatest weight ever raised by a human being. Anderson might have lifted even heavier weights, but only this attempt was officially documented and recorded.
. Shavarsh Karapetyan, a retired Soviet Armenian swimmer and World and European champion, saved the lives of 20 people in a 1976 trolleybus accident in Yerevan, Armenia. The trolleybus, crowded with 92 passengers, sank into a dam at a depth of 10 meters (33 feet). Karapetyan jumped into the dam, broke through a window and started to pull the passengers out. He managed to save 20 of them before he himself lost consciousness in the murky water.
Longest survival without food and water
. In April 1979, then 18 year old Andreas Mihavecz from Austria survived an incredible 18 days without food and water in a holding cell where he was put for being a passenger in a crashed car. He had been completely forgotten about by policemen responsible for him. Mihavecz holds the record of surviving the longest without any food or liquids.
Biggest wave surfed
. Garrett McNamara, an American professional big wave surfer and extreme waterman, is known for breaking the world record for largest wave ever surfed. In January 2013, McNamara broke his own previous world records by surfing an estimated 30 meter (100 foot) wave off the coast of Nazar
. In August 2015, 27 year old Lazaro Laso Schaller leapt into the record books after achieving the highest dive from a diving board and simultaneously the highest cliff jump. The fearless stuntman threw himself feet first off a 58.8 meter (192 feet, 10 inch) rock face into a pool of water in Switzerland.
Niagara Falls tightrope walk
. Holder of 9 Guinness World Records, Nikolas Wallenda, an American acrobat, aerialist, stuntman, high wire artist, and author is best known as the first person to walk a tightrope stretched directly over Niagara Falls. It took him 2 years to get approval from Canada and the US to perform this incredible feat.
Human lightning rod
. American park ranger in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, Roy Cleveland Sullivan was hit by lightning on 7 different occasions between 1942 and 1977 and survived all of them. Known as the Human Lightning Rod, he is recognized by Guinness World Records as the person struck by lightning more recorded times than any other human being.
. Known as the Human Spider, Alain Robert, a French rock and urban climber, is famous for his free solo climbing and scaling skyscrapers using no climbing equipment. Robert has climbed landmarks including the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House, the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, and the Sears Tower in Chicago.
Helicopter pulled with ear
. A Georgian man, Lasha Pataraia, earned himself a place in the Book of World Records by pulling a 7,734 kilogram (17,015 pound) military helicopter using just his left ear. He set the world record by pulling a MI8 helicopter 26 meters and 30 centimeters (28.4 yards and 11.8 inches).
Longest underwater breath hold
. On 28 February 2016, Aleix Segura Vendrell, a professional free diver from Spain, set the new world record for the longest time breath held voluntarily when he held his breath under water for 24 minutes and 3.45 seconds.
. In 1964, Randy Gardner, a high school student in San Diego, California, stayed awake for 264.4 hours (11 days, 24 minutes), setting the world record for sleeplessness. Gardner appeared to have fully recovered from his loss of sleep as no long term psychological or physical effects have been observed on him.
. John Evans, known as the professional head balancer, was able to balance a 159 kilogram (352 pound) mini cooper on his head for 33 seconds in 1999. Holder of another 32 world records, he has balanced other things on his head including 101 bricks and 235 pints of beer.
Fifty marathons in fifty days
. Calling it the 50/50/50, American ultra marathon runner Dean Karnazes ran 50 marathons in 50 US states in 50 consecutive days, beginning with the Lewis and Clark Marathon in St. Louis on Sept. 17, 2006, and finishing with the New York City Marathon on Nov. 5, 2006. After finishing the feat, Karnazes decided to run home to San Francisco from New York City.
Longest ice bath
. Known as The Iceman, Wim Hof, a Dutch stunt performer, holds 20 world records including the world record for the longest ice bath. In 2011, he broke his own previous records by staying immersed in ice for 1 hour, 52 minutes, and 42 seconds.
Lifting a car with bare hands
. In 2012, in Glen Allen, Virginia, 22 year old Lauren Kornacki rescued her father, Alec Kornacki, after the jack used to prop up his BMW slipped, pinning him under it. Lauren lifted the car, then performed CPR on her father and saved his life.
Start a Hobby
Host a regular dinner party
. If your friends like cooking try to arrange a regular dinner party once a month where each group shares the cooking. Its fun and cheap compared to a restaurant.
Benefits of Plum
Antioxidant Protection from Vitamin C
. The ability of plums and prunes to increase absorption of iron into the body has also been documented in published research. This ability of plums and prunes to make iron more available may be related to thevitamin Ccontent of this fruit. Our food ra
Benefits of Jalapeno
Jalapeno source of folate
. Jalapenos are excellent sources of vitamins A and C, and folate. These peppers are extremely hot and spicy because of capsaicin, a chemical that is known to give it this fiery flavor. Extremely good for the health, jalapeno peppers are also known for
. This unique fish definitely fits its name. It looks a cross between a fish and a frog? or at least a fish and another extremely ugly fish. These creatures have developed leg like fins that allow them to scurry across the ocean floor. They can also ch
Rules to play Surfing
. If you are surfing on a patrolled beach, make sure that you keep within the designated surfing area. Take note of where you should be surfing before you go out, and make sure you stick to it when you are out.
Kitchen Design Ideas
Go Beyond the Norm
. Reclaimed oak planks are mounted above the sink in lieu of cabinets, making the room feel airier. Hexagonal, not rectangular, tiles create a graphic, snakeskin like effect which extends beyond the backsplash area to cover an entire wall.
. Color: Opaque Objects. Most objects are visible to us because of the light diffusely reflected from them. A white object, such as a sheet of paper, a whitewashed fence, or a table cloth, absorbs little of the light which falls upon it, but reflects n
Celebrities Who Had Unbelievable Jobs
Mick Jagger worked as a porter in a psychiatric hospital
. Mick Jagger is a British musician, singer, actor, and songwriter. In his younger days, Jagger had serious thoughts of becoming either a politician or a journalist. He even worked in a psychiatric hospital as a porter. Today, he is renowned for foundi
Ways to Be a Better Parent
Gossip about your kids
. Fact: What we overhear is far more potent than what we are told directly. Make praise more effective by letting your child catch you whispering a compliment about him to Grandma, Dad, or even his teddy.
Absolutely Stunning 3D Paintings
Eiffel Tower Sand Sculpture
. Artificial Eiffel Tower built using sand.
Top Cricket Bowlers of all Time
. Harold Larwoods partner in crime in the Bodyline series, the Nottinghamshire left arm paceman was not as quick as his county team mate, but could produce steep, disconcerting bounce. He took 15 wickets in four Tests in that series, missing the fourth
Tips to success in MAT Exam
Familiarise yourself with the test structure
. Format, and types of questions you will face and really know the exam. Familiarise yourself with each section, its length and the order of the test, including the timing of the breaks so there are no surprises on test day.
Carrer Success Tips
. Make sure you plan things in advance. Do you have the right equipment with you? Have you booked the right facility for training? Do you know the purpose of the meeting you are attending? Do you know what you want to get out of it? If you are travelin
Weird Olympic Sports
Solo Synchronized Swimming
. The strangest thing about this one is the oxymoronic name. The sport itself, in the Games between 1984 and 1992, consists of one person dancing in the water, alone, but to music. Its doubtful many people were surprised or upset when it lost its Olymp
Stress Management Tips
Change your emotional response
. Managing stress doesnt mean eliminating stressors from your life. It means developing positive strategies for dealing with stress to avoid negative consequences. Think about stress as your reaction to an event, rather than the event itself. This make
Xmas Makeup Looks
. Brows do so much to frame your face that simply grooming them, which includes combing the hairs and filling in bare spots, will give you a prompt pick me up. Try any of the handy brow grooming kits, such as Tarte the Toolbox which comes equipped with
How to Care for Your Nails
Moisturize the nail bed and the cuticle
. While there is little in the way of medical data showing that moisturizing the nail bed will help nails grow, it can make cuticles look better and help protect nails from breaking due to a lack of moisture. If your nails are prone to breakage, it co
Benefits of Mushroom
. Potassiumis an important mineral many people do not get enough of. It aids in the maintenance of normal fluid and mineral balance, which helps control blood pressure. It also plays a role in making sure nerves and muscles, including the heart, functi
Amazing Things to do New Years
Royal York Hotel York
. The newly refurbished Royal York Hotel is putting on quite the show to reign in 2016. Located in the centre of town, you will be greeted greeted with a canape and champagne reception, while being invited through to a five course banquet, followed by
Essential Tips For Job Success
Prepare for job applications and interviews
. Dont wait until you find the perfect job. Start preparing a basic resume and learning interview skills now. Look for career workshops, pick up handouts, look at resource books and watch videos. Get a careers advisor to check your resume and roleplay
Tips for Smart Work
. Even at the office, you need to allow time for your mind to regroup and recharge. Push yourself hard for the first 50 minutes of every hour and then reward yourself with a 10 minute break.
Benefits of Turnips
. Those who eat more of vitamin C rich vegetables like turnips, are less likely to suffer from bruising. It is therefore, those with known oxalate urinary tract stones may have to avoid eating them. Adequate intake of water is advised to maintain norma
. This Mesembryanthemum is one of the taller and more upright species, as well as the earliest in point of flowering, producing its blossoms from February to May, these are large and of a bright orange hue, the pistilla in the centre are purple, and se
Benefits of Chives
. Chives may also be utilized like a medication. They assist hinder the development of tumors as well as cancer. The tiny onions have been discovered useful in the management of esophageal, stomach, prostrate and gastrointestinal tract cancers. Seleniu
Best Foods for Healthy Eyes
Oranges and eggs
. If youre not a fan of leafy greens, that last slide may have been tough to swallow. Luckily, eggs and oranges are also a decent source of lutein and zeaxanthin. So expect a thank you from your eyes after every eggs and OJ breakfast.
Carrer Success Tips
Make Note of Your Past Accomplishments
. Most people dont keep a very good record of work accomplishments and then struggle with creating a powerful resume when its time to search for a new job. Making note of your past accomplishments keeping a record of them is not only useful for bui
Rules to play Ultimate Frisbee
. Ultimate Frisbee is uniquely anarchic. Even in regulation play, no referees or line judges are used to govern play. Fouls, points, and disputes are resolved on field by the two teams. Ultimate Frisbee requires honesty and goodwill, making it a game o
Great ways to eat Corn
Corn and Spinach Polenta
. This creamy Italian delight is served drizzled with a little olive oil.
Beauty Skin Care Tips
EGG ON YOUR FACE
. If youre battling oily skin, paint a thin layer of egg whites over a freshly washed face to help fight shine, suggests Edyta Perkowska of New Yorks Haven Spa.
New Year Celebration Ideas
Mini Marshmallow Shooters
. Gather up balloons, plastic cups, and mini marshmallows and make these really easy and inexpensive marshmallow launchers. Have a contest to see who can pop marshmallows the farthest or get the most into a bowl thats a few feet away.
Tips to get ready for New Year
Make annual feng shui placements
. Put out remedies and enhancements. Have remedies from the past year? Put them outdoors in the sunshine to cleanse them or wash them in salt water.
Rules to play Water Skiing
. You must have an observer when skiing. The law says that the boat driver must be at least 15 years old, or be sitting beside and under the direct supervision of a person 15 years old, and the observer must be at least 7 years old. Now, you could argu
Richest Tennis Players in the world
. Serbian professional tennis player who has a net worth of $60 million. Novak Djokovic was born May 22, 1987 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Since turning pro in 2003, Novak has won more than $50 million in tournament prize money. Djokovic has reached the fi
Crazy iPhone Accessories
Bacon Alarm Clock
. If beer is not your thing, then how about the smell of freshly cooked bacon? Oscar Mayer s Wake Up & Smell the Bacon alarm clock will make your mornings yummy. This accessory is a clock device that plugs into the bottom of your iPhone. It has a hole
Best Lipsticks In The World
Fairest Nude By L Oreal Paris
. Described as a perfect nude (especially for those with olive complexions) on MakeupAlley.
Benefits of Maizes
Maintenance of Healthy Hair
. Hot oil treatment with corn oil can give you soft and silky hair. It has a right balance of omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids that controls inflammation and prevents the scalp from becoming dry and flaky. These fatty acids are important constituents of
Natural Wonders of the World
. Par?cutin (volcano) is a cinder cone volcano in the Mexican state of Michoac?n. The volcano is unique in the fact that its evolution from creation to extinction was witnessed, observed and studied by human beings. It appears on many versions of the N
Daily Health Tips
Bitter Gourd for Diabetes
. Recent scientific investigations have established that bitter gourd (karela) is highly beneficial in the treatment of diabetes. It contains an insulin-like principle, known as plant-insulin which has been found effective in lowering the blood and uri
Benefits of Peas
Good for EyeSight
. Peas have adequate amount of antioxidant flavonoids like lutein, carotenes, zeaxanthin as well as vitaminA. Vitamin A is one of the essential nutrients which are required for maintaining the health of mucus membranes, skin and eyesight.
Dams in India
Indira Sagar Dam
. Indira sagar dam built on the Narmada river with a height of 92m. is concrete gravity dam, located in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. Indira sagar project was the key project on Narmada river providing excellent storage site of water. Indira Sag
Expert Tips on Integrating Mobile and Cloud Strategies
Understand the how what where when and who of data
. The key to creating an effective cloud and mobile strategy lies in context. By understanding the details surrounding app usage in real time (what data is being shared with whom, if it's being shared with someone outside of the organization, what sens
Benefits of Durian
Helps maintain healthy bones Potassium 30%
. Additionally it is abundant with potassium. When talk is approximately bone health, most would just concentrate on calcium. Yet potassium is another key nutrient for healthy and balanced bones. It sustains calcium by stopping an excessive amount of f
Phenomena worth travelling
. AKA Flocking, sort sol (black sun) What is it? The amassing and movement of a large flock of roosting starlings; murmurations occur just before dusk, autumn and winter. Where? Murmurations seem particular to the common starling (Sturnus vulgaris
What to Eat in Andhra Pradesh
. Affectionately referred to as the Pedda Aadapaduchu (the eldest daughter) of Telugus in our home! No Telugu meal is complete without a jar of Gongura pachadi on the dining table. It
. Whether in your house or at work, using the stairs for exercise is great. It doesnt get any easier to exercise people. Simply walk up and down for your stairs for 10 minutes and burn 100 calories. And if you feel especially energetic, run or take the
Things That Define Your Personality
. Of course, your genes and the way they are expressed only go so far. Pile on top of that the sum of all the experiences youve gone through and you begin to get a more complete picture of a human person. Think of it less as nature vs. nurture, and mor
Movies for Valentines Day
. This animated musical tells the tale of Ted, a 12 year old boy who sets out in search of a living tree to please his crush Audrey. When he meets the Once ler, Ted learns why all the trees are gone and makes it his mission to plant the last remaining
Precautions while using ATM Machines
. At Five Points Bank, the basis of each customer relationship is trust. You have chosen to do business with Five Points Bank, and we are obligated to honor that relationship with great care, beginning with the information you have chosen to share with
Myth about Adoption
Adopted children grow up feeling bitter and rejected
. The child will grow up knowing that his family was created by adoption and understanding that his or her birth mother selflessly planned a wonderful future for her child The child will be grateful for the birth parents choice of adoption
Benefits of Cucumber
Support Your Digestive Health
. Cucumbers are rich in two of the most basic elements needed for healthy digestion: water and fiber. If you struggle with acid reflux, you should know thatdrinking watercan help suppress acute symptoms of acid reflux by temporarily raising stomach pH;
Most Amazing Water Slides In The World
. Another thriller from
Tips to get ready for Office
Plan the outfits you re going to wear during the first week of office
. Doing this will ease the stress of the first day. Try to correctly interpret your offices dress code and wear an appropriate outfit. Below are some guidelines for things you should buy when you go office clothes shopping to avoid disappointment and
Tips to get ready for Long Drive
Enjoy Your Road Trip
. Once you have gone through these road trip preparation tips you will be ready to go. Have a great road trip Subscribe via Email to ensure you receive future Pretraveller articles. You can also follow Pretraveller via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest an
Fraser Island Australia
. Perched on the sunny Queensland coast 161 miles (259 kilometers) northeast of Brisbane, Fraser Island is the worlds largest sand island and home to a wonderful beach. This World Heritage Site is an ecologists dream, with 640 square miles (1,664 squar
Aim to eat five servings of fruits and veggies daily
. Aim to eat five servings of fruits and veggies daily.
Ranking All NFL Teams From Least To Most Valuable
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
. One could say that the biggest investments made by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in recent memory have been on young offensive talent who will hopefully carry the club to greatness and soon. Wide receiver Mike Evans, a college teammate of the previously m
Tips to success in MAT Exam
This List is Short but Exhaustive
. If you re spending your GMAT study time doing something that isn t on this list, you re wasting your time. Change your plan so that you are always focused on understanding the test, mastering fundamentals, or practice perfectly using realistic materi
Most Popular Animals
. Though it was the 129th most searched animal in 2014, the bison made the list of top 10 trending animals for the year. The American bison was almost hunted to extinction in the 1800
The Most Haunted Places In America
The Stanley Hotel
. This Estes Park, Colorado, luxury hotel inspired Stephen Kings book The Shining. Staying a night at the Stanley Hotel might leave you restless children are said to play all night outside room 418 (the most haunted room) and you may awaken to find yo
Identify Vet Clinic
. Adoption Tips : Find out the vet clinic near your house, and bring your dog to the vet for a wellness examination within one week after adoption. Make this first appointment even before you bring home your new pup.
Benefits of Cantaloupe
Hydrates and Rejuvenates Skin
. Cantaloupe contains Vitamins K and E which play an important role in keeping your skin healthy and radiant. The high water content hydrates your skin from within. Cantaloupe is also a good source of B vitamins, choline and betaine which keep your ski
Benefits of Cashew
Bone and Oral Health
. Cashews also provide phosphorous, which is essential for the healthy development of teeth and bones. Phosphorous also aids in protein synthesis, absorption of carbohydrates and fats and the maintenance of cellular health.
. Corn plays two important roles: It is both a grain and a vegetable. Although some heirloom species can serve as a vegetable when harvested young (at the “milk” stage) and also serve as a grain when allowed to ripen further and dried, most of the corn
The Parliament of Religions
. At Porbandar, where he arrived after visiting Verawal and Somnath (Prabhas), he stayed for eleven months, and helped the Dewan of the place, Pandit Shankar Pandurang, in translating the Vedas. He completed his study of the Mahabhashya, and learnt Fre
Rama fights Ravana
. Rama and Lakshmana now prepare to attack Ravana as Hanuman confirms the presence of Sita there. A major fight breaks between the Monkey army of Rama and the demon army of Ravana. Many of Ravana's brothers get killed but Lakshmana also gets hurt. Hanu
Forever Young Naturally Exercise
Honing Problem Areas Wall push up
. To tone your chest and arms, try this. Stand a pace or so in front of a wall, legs hip-width apart, arms wider than shoulder distance apart, palms to the wall. Exhaling, bend your elbows to bring your body forward, elbows in line with shoulders, heel
. Julie is synonymous with the Caribbean. Selected in Jamaica, the fruit have a flattened oval shape and are small, generally weighing from 6 to 10 oz. This is the most popular variety in Jamaica and many other Caribbean islands because of its rich, sw
Xmas Cake Ideas
Jolly Checkerboard Cake
. The holiday spirit is popping up everywhere on this festive creation. Christmas tree cookies and a happy snowman decorate a bustling cake of red, green and white. Create this Christmas cake using the Checkerboard Cake Pan Set.
Benefits of Elderberry
. Elderberries are perfect for diets for healthy skin, especially if you're looking for a natural acne remedy. The antioxidants are effective in preventing human cell damage, giving skin a glowing and healthy look. It clears your complexion and dark sp
Reality TV Shows That Are Far From Reality
. The Voice is and American singing competition based on The Voice of Holland. It s goal is to find new singing talent aged 15 years old and above from the blind audition before the start of each season. The blind audition is characterized by judges f
Benefits of Lactuca
. Cut your tomato, cucumber, radish, carrots, red pepper, yellow pepper, and lettuce leaves. Add the cut vegetables to a bowl. Season with salt, pepper, a dash of olive oil, and lime juice. Lettuce is good for your blood due to all of the many B vitami
. Frogs are an excellent symbol of intuition and observation. They are quick and they know when youre coming! In Native American, Aztec and Mayan cultures they are associated with purification. A frogs transition from aquatic to terrestrial is a very b
Best Guitar Brands
. Squier is the baby brother of Fender, and makes inexpensive guitars players based on classic Fender models. Along with Epiphone, theyre one of the best guitar brands for beginners or newbies looking for their first real guitar. Quality varies, but so
Baby Friendly Decorations Ideas
Kathleen and matts california craftsman
. If youre a fan of Greene and Greenes Craftsman architecture, you are going to love this young couples home. Kathleen was living in New York and Matt was living in California when they got engaged. Kathleens wish for their home was that it be old, so
Love Compatibility between Aries and Sagittarius
. Aries and Sagittarius - Love Compatibility Profile : When Aries and Sagittarius come together in a love affair, it can be a match made in heaven! These partners have much in common -- similar energies and interests -- and are highly compatible. Both