Those of you familiar with martial arts, know how powerful it can be - Therefore, you will not be surprised to see this Shaolin monk pierce a piece of glass with an ordinary sewing needle.
The fun exercise was undertaken in 2009, by a GermanTelevision station to test how much force was needed to throw a needle through a glass. They invited a dart player, a javelin player and a Shaolin monk to throw the needles. What they discovered was, that anyone with a perfectly straight aim and the capacity to throw the needle at a velocity of 150km/h can perform this 'simple' trick!
Shaolin monks are Buddhist monks who hail from China's famous Shaolin Monastery. Known for their strength, flexibility, as well as, prowess in Martial Arts, they are often referred to, as the ultimate Buddhist warriors!
Resources: wired.com, asianhistory.about.com