Epistemophobia is the irrational fear of knowledge and/or information. This strange and irrational fear causes a person to fear "knowing too much". Some believe this phobia to be morbid, quit absurd and a possible cause to those who suffer from TRUMP DERANGEMENT SYNDROME.
As odd as it may seem, some researchers consider having nightmares as beneficial. That is according to a Harvard University psychologist who says "Nightmares are helpful to our survival or else they probably would have been done away with by evolution".
An irrational fear of mirrors is known as Eisoptrophobia or Catoptrophobia. It is alarming to know how many people are affected by this. Not just afraid of the actual mirror itself, but the images (reflections) that it produces. It's surprisingly higher in our youth than expected.
Did you know that most waiters & waitresses make below minimum wage? They are to be compensated by their employer if the tips they receive doesn't add up to the minimum wage, very few use this option.
Unlike the roller derby you may have seen or heard about during the 70's & 80's, today's roller derby is very much real. It is taken seriously by its athletes and millions of fans around the world.
David Bruce Cassidy was born on April 12, 1950 in New York City, NY. Unfortunately, he passed away on November 21, 2017 at the age of 67.
Liber de Coquina (aka The Book of Cookery) is a 14th century cookbook where the first recipe to lasagna is believed to have been recorded. It is the easiest recipe to follow on the Internet. #Hubpages
It is widely known and no secret that HAARP can and has manipulated the weather all over the world. However, scientists are starting to believe that HAARP may be the cause of recent natural disasters.
Cooking rabbit to some may sound like it would be a bit more trouble than it's worth, and honestly... it is. One thing is for sure - it doesn't taste like chicken.
Most people with the fear of germs are labeled a "germophobe/germaphobe" and that would correct. However, the term Mysophobia is now used to not be confused with the fear of Germany - Germanophobia.
A tragic, true story of Captain Herman Schuenemann and the ship Rouse Simmons (aka Captain Santa & The Christmas Tree Ship).
Before you do something that may cost you more money than it should, or something irrational such as throwing it out, wait a minute...you may be able to repair yourself. It's quite simple - really.
With Christmas, birthdays, Valentines's Day, etc. and other annual events that usually involves "gifts", people who suffer from Doronophobia dread these gatherings for fear of "getting gifts". Honest!
It's easier than you think when it comes to replacing a deadbolt lock. Make sure you have the instructions and the proper tools before beginning this simple, home improvement safety project. Good luck
The dandelion. It's a weed...? Or is it? It wasn't always considered a weed; the most dreaded lawn destroyers of all time. It was once praised and considered a useful flower...what the hell happened?
A simple and popular European dish that's been Americanized. A recipe so easy to make and costs so little it's crazy how delicious AND addictive it is! You can even add your own special touch to it
Things got out of hand, could have gotten WAY out of hand. Talk about a well taught lesson...? You better believe it! I will never try to pull a prank like this again. Ever! And neither should you.
This is how to make four dollars ($4) a pound of stew meat look like twenty-five dollars ($25) a pound of prime filet.
Are you or someone you know obsessed with ketchup? Is ketchup preferred over ALL other condiments? If so, guess what? Chances are, there may be some serious mental issues that may need talking out.
The myth that chewing 'homemade banana gum' will give psychedelic effects similar to LSD hallucinations, has been in question since its discovery in the early 1990's.
This is my eleventh edition to my "31 Phobias Collection". Cibophobia is the fear of food and often mistaken as anorexia (a dangerous disorder). Cibophobia, a very rare phobia, is hard to recognize.
This is my tenth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection", the fear of the automobile. Motorphobia is the fear of automobiles. It's a rare phobia and a troublesome one at that.
My ninth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is the fear of electricity. Electrophobia is a condition what medical doctors consider a person has who is deathly afraid of electricity.
My eighth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is Microzoophobia, the fear of small animals. It is among the most common phobias in the Western hemisphere. Cats, dogs, snakes and even rabbits.
My seventh edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is Aquaphobia. Aquaphobia is generally known for as a fear of water, but drowning falls generally in the same category and considered the same phobia.
My next edition to my"31 Phobias Collection" are three common phobias all rolled into one. The fear of heights (acrophobia), falling (barophobia) and flying (aerophobia) all seem similar - but are not
My fourth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is the fear of SHARKS. This true phobia is not just being eaten by one, they can even be afraid of being sexually molested by one as well.
My third edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is the fear of being abducted. Allphobia is the fear of being abducted. Whether by assailants or outer space aliens, abduction is far too real.
The second edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is the fear of being watched. Scopophobia is the fear of being seen; the fear of drawing attention to oneself. It's an odd phobia but not that uncommon
My first edition to my "31 Phobias" collection is the fear of "the boogeyman". Those who are terribly afraid and extremely fearful of the bogeyman is considered to have a phobia known as Bogeyphobia.
My sixth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is Terrorphobia. This phobia is rather new to the list of other phobias. Ever since 9/11, Terrorphobia has been on the rise - thanks to the government.
Many wonder why there is a worm in some tequila bottles and what purpose does it serve. This Hub will explain in detail on why there is a worm in some tequila bottles. *Poll participation appreciated*
Before the end of 2012, I took a journey to Colorado to see what this MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION was all about. I also spent most of my time outdoors messing around by the river and a frozen waterfall. Colorado is a beautiful state
St. Valentine's Day is an old holiday, however, it's intentions had NOTHING to do with romance and love. It wasn't until the 1300's that authors and poets associated love & romance with St. Valentine's Day. Find out why and which saint MOST consider St. Valentine's Day was created for and his...
Mr. Orville Redenbacher. I'm sure you're familiar with the name, especially if you're from and/or live in Indiana. His brand of popcorn is legendary for having the MOST kernels popped and being the fluffiest. Here's a brief BIO on one of the most popular and well-liked businessman of all-time.
What's the deal with Christmas anyway? Was there ever a REAL Santa Claus (St. Nick)? What does Jesus Christ have to do with Christmas being celebrated on December 25th? Find this out and more!
Have you ever thought that you'd be an excellent "getaway driver" if you had to be? Sure you have, we all have. Here's a few ideas that were thrown my way by a former getaway driver if they had to do it today. Times have changed & so has the getaway driver.
No need to wonder if it's even worth it to decorate for St. Valentine's Day. With these easy tips & ideas your Valentine's Day theme will be a snap.
Ever want to know what to do when you're about to enter a haunted house? Whether it's man-made or a real haunted house, I have some excellent ideas for those who are about to enter one and would like to make it out alive. I also included a short story about the time I entered a supposedly haunteed...
Tomato soup was a common item found on the household menu when I was a child. However, since then, I have come across the (oldest) most original tomato soup recipe on the Internet. After careful research & comparisons of other tomato soup recipes, this tomato recipe that I have posted on...
This is the original Caesar dressing recipe. You will not only know who came up with this marvelous concoction, but where it was discovered and why it was so important to create.
Stuffed cabbage is one of my favorite meals. A full serving of stuffed cabbage with a side of mashed potatoes and I'm good. I love everybody's stuffed cabbage, but I really LOVED my grandma's secret chicken stuffed cabbage and a perfect side dish like Chicken Mashed Potatoes - and so will you.
When I discovered a scribbled-on scrap of paper in an antique dresser's drawer, little did I know I had found my ticket to a truly awe-inspiring meatloaf.
- This is the perfect sauce that was intended for use with Beer Boiled Chicken Wings. The chicken water came from the outstanding recipe "Chicken Mashed Potatoes".
This is a recipe for Beer Boiled Chicken Wings that was discovered by my friends and I in my father's garage. These Beer Boiled Chicken Wings are great plain, but even better with a Secret BBQ Sauce!