Humanity has broken many records in recent decades. However, our potential is based on some scientific principles and some things are impossible (or almost impossible) to do. Let’s check some facts about human abilities that will surprise you.
1. Fold paper 8 times: A4 paper can be folded no more than 7 times.
MythBusters did an experiment and concluded: even a very large and dry layer cannot be folded more than 7 times and was tested with A4 paper.
2. Bend your pinky without moving your ring finger.
All fingers are tied together. They share the flexor tendons that allow you to bend your fingers. If you try to bend someone, another finger bends with it.