While we'd all like to have some sort of superhuman ability, the closest most of us will ever get to such talent is when we read a comic book or watch "Spider-Man."

However, as the ABC news magazine "20/20" reported on this week, there are folks with seeming-super powers who walk among us.

Through a combination of fortunate genetics, hard work and determination, these six "superhumans" have accomplished feats that you really need to see to believe, from a man who can survive 72 minutes in the freezing temperatures of the North Pole (in shorts) and a real-life mermaid who can swim in the open sea without an oxygen tank.

Read on the check out the superhumans.