Do you suffer from allodoxaphobia? If so, you’d better stay away from social media. For that matter, it would be best to avoid conversations with anyone about anything. Allodoxaphobia is a fear […]
Atelophobia. Does it bother you if you don’t know the meaning of that word? Does that somehow make you feel inadequate or less than perfect? Does the very notion of being imperfect […]
Nikola Tesla is one of the most intriguing and enigmatic characters of the modern age. His genius and eccentricity have sparked countless discussions concerning his contributions to science and his wasted opportunities. […]
If you suffer from pteronophobia, you have an irrational fear of being tickled by feathers. Learn about more strange phobias. Read more fun facts about psychology.
Nineteenth-century Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky suffered from a strange delusion. He believed his head would fall while he was conducting if he did not secure it to his body by holding on […]
Athazagoraphobia is the fear of being forgotten or ignored by someone you care about. Source
Theodor Geisel, better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss, wrote more than 40 beloved children’s books. With such classics as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and How […]
The official name for a fear of clowns is Coulrophobia.
Nomophobia (short for “no mobile phone phobia”) is the constant fear of not having mobile phone service. Researchers report that more than half of the people of the United Kingdom have this […]
The Austrian/American logician and mathematician Kurt Gödel died on January 14, 1978 from being a picky eater. He had a compulsive fear of being poisoned and would only eat the food prepared […]
Pogonophobia is a fear of beards.
Sesquipedalophobia is the fear of long words.
Thomas Edison, the inventor of the lightbulb, was afraid of the dark. Read more fun facts about Thomas Edison. Read more fun facts about inventions. Read more fun facts about phobias.
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Anatidaephobia is the fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you. source