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319.7k views13 Things That Are Instinctively Scary To Humans (And Why)While it's been said humans have nothing to fear but fear itself, it turns out there are a lot of things in our DNA that dictate w...
Phobias
16.2k voters29 Of The World's Most Terrifying BridgesSome people won't "cross that bridge when they get to it," because they're just plain scared. Gephyrophobia, the fear of bridges, ...
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69.1k votersThe Scariest Animals in the WorldWe're all more scared of one thing than another. Maybe it's the idea of being mauled by a Grizzly or having spiders crawl in your ...
Phobias
786.1k voters28 Images That Prove You Have ThalassophobiaImagine you're invited to the beach, but you're hesitant. Sure, it could be fun in the sun, but the thought of the vastness of the...
Phobias
8.5k votersThese Disturbing Phobias Make Life For Their Sufferers A Waking NightmareEveryone is afraid of something, whether it be spiders, snakes, or public speaking. Such fears are, however, quite common. Meanwhi...
Entertainment
10.8k voters32 Celebrities Who Have Insane PhobiasWhat are you afraid of? The dark? Failure? Death? Well, you'll feel a hundred times better about yourself when you see some of the...
Weird
96.9k votersThese Vomit-Inducing Photos Will Trigger Your TrypophobiaWhat's that? You've never heard of Trypophobia? Oh man, you could have it right now. Better click through this list of signs you h...
Phobias
8.0k voters30 Pictures That Will Make You Feel ClaustrophobicDo you feel like the walls are closing in on you? Are you terrified of small spaces? Do you have mild - or severe - claustrophobia...
Animals
6.0k voters29 Terrifying Close-Up Photos of SnakesCan you stomach these photos of snakes? If you need to immediately close your lap top and slide it to the other end of your desk, ...
Weird
2.8k voters20 Beyond Creepy Cave Photos That Will Trigger Your Speluncaphobia  Have you always had a secret fear of caves but never quite known how to voice it? As it turns out, cave phobia is called spelun...
Phobias
8.8k votersIf These Photos Freak You Out You May Have Feretrophobia, A Fear Of CoffinsThere are a number of phobias in the wide world, many of them especially horrifying and creepy. Feretrophobia is one such gruesome...
Phobias
11.8k votersThe Worst Images for Bathophobics (Fear of Depth)Bathophobia is the fear of depths in great volumes. It's seemingly just the fear of being overwhelmed, but by an actual physical t...
Phobias
6.9k votersWhat Sound Is Way Scarier When You Hear It Late At Night?When things go bump in the night, your heart goes bump in the night, too. Scary noises at night doesn't necessarily need to be as ...
Phobias
20.8k votersThe Most Irrational Sex Fears We All Kind of HaveIt seems that no matter how experienced you are at sex, the same old fears will resurface to try to ruin your good time. What are ...
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23.9k votersWhat's Your Phobia?This is a list of the most common phobias, ranked by people who find these things incapacitating. These popular fears can paralyze...
Weird
2.0k voters10 Photos That Prove You Have SidonglobophobiaDo you ever wonder what it must be like inside the head of someone who suffers from one of those strange phobias that sound too bi...
Phobias
1.4k votersDON'T LOOK At These Photos If You Have A Mannequin PhobiaMany people find certain dolls or statues creepy, but a true irrational fear of such humanoid figures is more intense than simply ...
Biology
66.6k viewsWhat It's Like to Have Agoraphobia - The Fear of the Outside WorldAgoraphobia is a psychological disorder you've probably heard of, even if you don't know it by its proper name. Someone who's agor...
Phobias
14.7k views10 Facts About Nyctophobia, An Extreme Fear Of Night And DarknessAn irrational fear of darkness is known as nyctophobia, and it is far more common and more debilitating than most people realize. ...
Interesting
8.4k viewsWhy Does Pretty Much Everyone Have A Fear Of Public Speaking?How common is the fear of public speaking? So common that comedian Jerry Seinfeld wrote a joke about the fact it is more feared th...