In one minute, Ashrita Furman of Queens, New York extinguished 47 lit blowtorches using only his tongue. You can see a video of his record-breaking achievement here.
How do you discover that you have this talent? For Furman, it's essential to look for new challenges because he also holds the Guinness World Record for the most Guinness World Records. That's why he calls himself Mr. Versatility. Since 1979, he has set more than 500 World Records and currently holds more than 200, including the fastest mile jumping on a pogo stick and the most electric fan blades stopped with the tongue.