While most people relish the thought of a delicious meal and consider food a form of self indulgence, this isn’t universally true. For a small percentage of the population, certain foods and food related items are feared to the point that they become an obsession and are to be avoided at all costs. When fear of a certain food or foods takes on this status, it becomes a food phobia. Here are five fascinating food phobias to chew on awhile. Be prepared! Pronouncing these food fears can be a real mouth full.
Arachibutrophobia – Fear of peanut butter
You won’t tempt a person with arachibutrophobia with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. They’ll likely run in the [...]
There can be a major difference between the best authors of a genre, my favorite authors of a genre, and the most influential authors of a genre. While any top ten list like this will be somewhat controversial, here is a list of authors who have had a great and lasting influence on the science fiction genre.
#10 Douglas Adams: Douglas Adams may be one of the most popular authors on this list, and when his work first came out, they were very unique. Adams is best known for his “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” series, which were ground breaking. These works introduced a comedic and strange (maybe almost surreal) element to science fiction writing that is [...]