Every now and again, you come across someone that completely blows your mind ??
We have carefully chosen these 10 men that we still can’t quite believe really exist: but there they are, in all their glory.
10. Super Pierced – Rolf Buchholz
One man’s obsessions with the needle has taken him very far from the way that he originally looked, and has now made him the most pierced man in the world. Rolf Buchholz absolutely loves the feeling of getting a new piercing, and that buzz has led him from one, to five, to four hundred and fifty three piercings. Yes, you hear that correctly: 453 piercings.
The 56-year-old computer expert discovered the world of piercing 11 years ago, and loved it so much that he has since then had 453 piercings in various parts of his body.
9. Giant Hands - Mohammad Kaleem
Eight-year-old Kaleem suffers from a rare, undiagnosed, disorder that has caused his hands to grow out of proportion. Mohammad Kaleem’s hands each weigh 8kg and measure 13 inches from the base of his palms to the end of his middle fingers. His disability prevents him from completing simple tasks. He does not go to school in case he frightens the other children or is bullied by them.
The good news is that one doctor believes Kaleem might be suffering from either lymphangioma or hamartoma, both of them are treatable. After hearing this assessment by the optimistic doctor, Kaleem’s parents now have a renewed hope that something can be done for their son. Now they are doubling their efforts in order to raise money for him, and we here can only hope that help is just around the corner. Now his parents from India, Shamim and Haleema, are appealing for help so their son can receive medical attention.
8. Popeye Arms - Arlindo De Souza
This is Arlindo de Souza who injected his arms with synthol. Arlindo de Souza super sized 29-inch biceps are among the biggest in the world.
The 43 -year-old is just one of a growing number of body conscious Brazilians, sculping their muscles with a concoction of mineral oil, alcohol and anaesthetic. When injected, the mixture bulks up the body to give the impression of muscle mass. but some enthusiasts in the bodybuilding world fear it can cause severe infections, that result in death.
7. Can't Gain Weight - Tom Staniford
Tom Staniford, 25, was born with a rare genetic mutation called MDP syndrome whereby he is unable to maintain fat below his skin's surface, but his body thinks it is obese, (only affecting 8 people in the world).
His condition causes him to be unable to store fat underneath his skin. In contrast to what you might think, he has high levels of fat in his blood which caused him to develop Type II diabetes and his hearing has been deteriorating since he was 10 years old. Tom is an avid Cyclist and is a British National Paracycling champion.
6. Dirtiest Man - Amoo Hadji
This 80 year-old man looks like a troll or maybe a creature from The Lord of the Rings. His skin is scaly, you can barely see his eyes and he smells to high heaven. The reason for this is simple, he doesn't have a skin disease or terrible condition: he has just refused to take a bath for sixty years.
Nobody quite knows why Amoo Hadji decided to give up on personal hygiene. Of course everyone is different, but it’s still extremely difficult to understand why Amoo lives the life he does. In addition he says he smokes animal poop… clearly Amoo doesn’t give a shit...he smokes it.
5. World’s Smoothest Criminal – Jeremy Meeks
Some women must truly like their boys bad. Convicted criminal Jeremy Meeks has set female hearts racing across the world since police uploaded his mug shot to Facebook. The so-called ‘ World’s most handsome crook ’ has won an army of admirers – with some even offering to pay towards his legal fees.
That could clarify why a mug shot of the dangerous Jeremy Meeks has fascinated more than 23,000 likes and 5,000 comments on the Stockton Police Department’s Facebook page in few days. Meeks who is 30 years old, was detained due to weapon charges in Stockton, California. The arrest was a part of the police department’s ceasefire sweep operation, which was conducted due to a recent increase in gunfire shootings and armed robberies in the Weston Ranch area.
Comments pointing out his “beautiful eyes,” one woman desired to be locked up with him, another women hashtagged his picture #hottiethug, and another person wondered how many of the commenters would apply for The Bachelor in Jail if he was the grand prize.
But a totally different commenter summed up the spirits of many of the commenters with the remark, “Could have been an actor or a model.”
4. Monkey Man – Yu Zhenhuan
Yu Zhenhuan is a Chinese man with a lot of body hair – in fact, it covers around 96% of his body. The only parts that of him that are not affected at the palms of his hands and the soles of his feet, which means that he looks a little bit like a bear. But when Yu was first born, no one could ever have known that he would eventually grow up like this.
Yu says: “People laughed at me and called me ‘caveman’. I used to throw stones back and fight them.” It must have been incredibly difficult, being so different at such a young age, and with no idea why.
After visiting some doctors, however, the truth was discovered: Yu had hypertrichosis, which causes the follicles in his body to work overtime.
3. Shortest Man – Chandra Bahadur Dangi
Chandra Bahadur Dangi is the shortest man in recorded history for whom there is irrefutable evidence, measuring 0.546 m. In 2012, at age 73 he met the world’s shortest woman. The pair posed together for the 57th edition of the Guinness World Records 2013.
He is a primordial dwarf. This genetic condition starts early: in fact, it is possible to diagnose primordial dwarfs in the womb, because the fetus is much smaller than normal. Of course, when Chandra was born it was impossible for anyone to tell that he was going to be different, and many primordial dwarves start off appearing perfectly healthy, and then simply do not grow.
2. Biggest Man Living - Sultan Kosen
Sultan Kösen is a Turkish Kurdish farmer who holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male at 2.51 m. His growth resulted from a tumor affecting his pituitary gland. His stature is such that he must use crutches in order to walk.
Sultan also holds the record for largest hands of a living person, each one measuring 28.5 cm from the wrist to the tip of the middle finger. He previously held the record for largest feet on a living person, with his left foot measuring 36.5 cm and right foot measuring 35.5 cm.
Robert Pershing Wadlow is the tallest person in recorded history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow reached 8 ft 11.1 in in height and weighed 439 lb at his death at age 22.
1. Former Heaviest Man - Patrick Deuel
Patrick Deuel was once one of the heaviest men in the world. Weighing 1072 lbs, he was know as the half ton man. After a gastric bypass surgery he lost 570lbs. Born in Grand Island, Nebraska, United States, Deuel is a former restaurant manager.
At one point, he had not left his house, or even his bed, in 7 years. He stands at 177.5 cm (5 ft 10 in). He measured at 1,072 pounds (486 kg), At his peak. He was so enormous that his bedroom wall had to be cut out to extract him from his home.
Deuel was so heavy that he had to lie on his front so he didn’t crush his organs. The documentary recorded the process of getting Deuel from his house to the hospital, which included knocking down his bedroom wall and hiring a special ambulance to move him.