It goes back as long as time itself. Being the strongest person in the room...especially when trying to impress that cute girl.

How do you do that? Good looks, sense of humor, sensitivity, manners, being a gentleman? How about brute strength?

If you have been anywhere on social media the past few years, you've probably seen videos posted of guys tearing whole phone books in half and bending large nails into a U-shape. Those are the two most common ones I've seen.

I even watched one of my friends do the phone book tear. I know for a fact he wasn't strong enough to do that naturally.

So how did he do it? We now have the secrets. Watch the video below and go get the girl of your dreams.