No, this isn’t an early April Fool’s joke, but just the bizarre story of 50-year-old Kann ‘Superhands’ Trichan, who “can bury his hands in boiling fat and sieve fried chicken with his own fingers.” Trichan, from Chiang Mai, Thailand, said: “When I put my hands into the oil it feels hot but it doesn’t burn or blister my skin. I can fry rice, chicken, and many things with just my bare hands.” Continue reading for a video and more information.

According to The Daily Mail, “Mr. Trichan discovered his unique talent seven years ago when he was accidentally splashed with hot oil but suffered no injury. The father of two was working on his fried chicken stall when he saw a squirrel balancing on a tree eating a mango. The mango fell and splashed into a huge wok of hot fat right next to him.”