Weird Nature If These Holes Freak You Out, You Might Have Trypophobia  

Rebecca High

Trypophobia is an irrational fear of irregular patterns or clusters of small holes or bumps.

The term was coined in 2005 and although it's not (yet) formally recognized by the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, it is actually a widespread problem that many people claim to have.

Trypophobia occurs when instinctive human fear of things is transferred onto other objects that have similar characteristics. For example, photos of pomegranate seeds (harmless) could trigger thoughts of infectious diseases or rashes, which are dangerous but contain the cluster characteristic of pomegranate seeds. 

If you're feeling triggered, you probably have trypophobia. But don't worry: watch to the end of this video for some heartwarming eye candy -- whether you have trypophobia or not, it will certainly brighten your day.