Stan Lee and Daniel Browning Smith profile people with unusual abilities. The opener includes a man who is supposedly unharmed by electric currents; a man known as the "Human Calculator"; a blind man who has developed sonar; and a strong man who can bend hammers and horseshoes.
Included: Tim Cridland, who has a high pain threshold; piano savant Derek Paravicini; Jyothi Rai, known as India's Spider-man because of his ability to scale walls very quickly; and strongman Tom Owen.
Sword master Isao Machii; apiculturist Norman Gary, who works to control large numbers of bees; escape artist Steve Santini; and traffic collision-reconstruction expert Rusty Haight, often called the "human crash-test dummy."
Snake handler Tim Friede, who allows himself to be bitten for test purposes; sword swallower Dan Meyer; and Garry Turner, who has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, which allows him to stretch his skin to extreme lengths.
Salim Haini, who can eat anything and remain unharmed; a man who claims he can knock people over without touching them; 2009 U.S. Memory Champion Ron White; and pilot Greg Poe, who can withstand forces of up to 12 Gs.