A 3rd century Roman Emperor named Elagabulus was known to serve guests of his very unusual meals. This included fruits, meat, & other food items made from ivory, glass, as well as gem stones. Since his guests were bound by etiquette, they were not given a choice to deny these expensive food servings. During the 1700s, there was a person that was summoned by King George III of England to attend his court and he had apologized for his being late, as he had said that he was busy in teaching a sea otter how to swim. A person by the name James Hirst or Jimmy as some called him, was the name of this eccentric person, & he was also a famous business man of the city of York. These are just some well known examples of eccentric people and some of the characteristics that they hadREAD MORE!
There are some people who view a phobia as an illogical or unjustifiable fear of a certain thing or event. There is a vast variety of phobias that many people suffer from. In fact, there are about 700 different known and documented phobias. These fears can come from things like lightning, water, darkness, heights and also from animals and other creatures like spiders and snakes and also from things of a medical nature like blood or injections. Some phobias are even of some situational occurrences like leaving home, entering a basement, etc. The cause behind these types of phobias has not yet been discovered. Phobias have captured human interest because they seem illogical. Whatever the cause of these phobias might be and if you understand them or not, to the people that suffer from them, they are as real as any other type of sickness. Below we haveREAD MORE!