Here Is A List Of 10 Things People Can’t Do

By Getrude Mathayo / Published April 11, 2023 | 2:46 pm





All people are special and unique in their own ways. In fact, some people have abilities that could amaze you. These include things that you may have never thought about or figured were even possible.

Some people can’t do things as simple as wiggling their ears or raising one eyebrow, for example. But believe it or not, there are a select few that can.

  1. Touching your chin or nose with your tongue

Most people’s tongues don’t reach that far out, but some people can actually touch their nose or chin with the tip of their tongue in what is known as the Gorlin sign. Just nearly 10 percent of the world’s population can perform this motion.

  1. Lick your elbow

It’s about impossible for most people to lick their elbows; only one person in a hundred can lick their elbow according to unofficial estimates. Unless you’ve been blessed with a short upper arm and an abnormally long tongue, there’s no way you could be able to do it, no matter how hard you try.

  1. Wiggle Your Little Toe

There is no bio-mechanical reason why you would not be able to. The main reason people are unable to move their pinky toe independently is that they do not use the finer muscles in their foot, leading to atrophy and poor motor control.

  1. Wiggle your ears

The mechanism behind ear movements is sophisticated. Unlike other facial muscles, ear muscles have their own accessory nucleus, a control area for muscle function, so one can actually train themselves for this to happen.

  1. Fly without mechanical assistance

Humans don’t have the ability to fly like birds or insects. Although we have developed technologies like airplanes, helicopters, and jetpacks, we can’t fly without the aid of these machines.

  1. Fit your fist in your mouth

Most people can’t put their entire fist in their mouth, since a human’s hand is usually a lot bigger than the opening of their mouth. A few are able to do this, however, simply because they have small fists and big mouths

  1. Folding Tongue

Rolling your tongue is rather common; about 25 percent of people are able to do it. However, not many can fold it backward or make shapes like a spaceship or cloverleaf. These all require muscle control and tongue dexterity, though some claim this ability indicates the dominant genes

  1. Raise your eyebrow

Most people can actually raise their eyebrows, but it’s usually just one of the two eyebrows. The ability to raise both one at a time is quite rare, but with practice, you’ll be able to train your muscles to do it

  1. Tickle yourself

For most people, it’s nearly impossible to tickle themselves. This is because tickling is all about the art of surprise; your brain picks up on the sensations that cause feelings of tickling and controls it before it affects you. Still, it’s not impossible; people with schizophrenic-like traits are able to tickle themselves due to their brains not realizing that the sensations are voluntary.

  1. Isolating your ring finger

Most people tend to slightly bend their ring finger when they move their middle finger or their pinky (also known as the baby finger). That said, there are people who are able to isolate their ring finger which is believed to be hereditary.






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