Chinese 'Cat-Boy' Has Built-In Night Vision

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The ability to see clearly when it is pitch dark is possessed only by animals, heroic mutants like the X-Men and if experts are to be trusted . . . . A young boy who lives in a remote Chinese village!

Nong Youhui's parents who in China's Guanxi Province noticed their son's eyes were different the day he was born. Instead of black or dark brown, the common color for Asian babies, they were a light blue. Even more intriguing was the fact, that when a flashlight was shined upon them, they would emit a bluish-green light just like the eyes of a feline. However, when the concerned parent's consulted with the village doctor, he assured them they would turn to black or dark brown, as he grew older.

Since the young boy was normal in every other way, the parents soon got used to his beautiful eyes and life went on as usual. Then a few years ago, Nong Youhui's teacher heard him complaining about how difficult it was for him to see in the bright sunlight. When a fellow classmate casually joked that his eyes resembled that of a cat, the curious teacher decided to shine a flashlight into young Nong's eyes - They in turn, flashed back.

When he asked Nong if he could see in the dark, the young boy affirmed. To test his assertion the teacher invited him to capture crickets on a dark night - Sure enough, the young boy needed no human manufactured light - His shining eyes were enough to catch the critters.

This revelation, which came about in 2009, has changed Nong Youhui's life forever. As word spread, experts from all over the world flew in to examine his unearthly power. Turns out, that he is born with a rare genetic condition, which makes it a little difficult for him to see in bright sunlight, but allows for perfect vision in the dark.

Cat-Boy, as he is now called, has become world famous and recently, even earned himself a spot in a brand new Guinness World Record category - The first human who can see in the dark! How cool is that?

Resources : odditycentral.com, dailytelegraph.com.au

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799 Comments
  • jonahswagger
    jonahswaggerTuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:35 am
    I WANNA SEE LIKE A CAT AND BE BEAUTIFUL AT THE SAME TIME!!!
    • sole
      soleTuesday, November 29, 2016 at 12:43 pm
      I like cats some one please follow me
      • kawaii_gymnast
        kawaii_gymnastWednesday, October 5, 2016 at 4:32 am
        Such beautiful eyes
        • Fury fur furTuesday, September 13, 2016 at 12:32 pm
          My eyes hurt
          • fun101Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 1:43 pm
            wow that was interesting i can't believe my eyes!
            • koolkat75
              koolkat75Monday, June 20, 2016 at 5:33 pm
              that is so cool!
              • JEFFFriday, February 5, 2016 at 7:48 am
                WHo does he think he is with cat eyes
                • JEFFFriday, February 5, 2016 at 7:48 am
                  this guy is off the hook
                  • FreshFriday, February 5, 2016 at 7:47 am
                    Legit
                    • FreshTuesday, November 17, 2015 at 9:22 am
                      Legit
                      • sole
                        soleTuesday, November 29, 2016 at 12:45 pm
                        Totaly ligit