The Strange Side of Smart: 20 Bizarre Things Brilliant People Do

    While the world never fails to commend brilliance with awards, medals, street names, and printed faces on money, it does fail to remember the quirkiness that comes with a bright mind. It’s a given; exceptional people are unlike anyone else, but sometimes these people’s behaviors are so different that they reach levels of just plain weird.

    Although the world’s most renown scientists, entrepreneurs, artists and philosophers look like total big shots today, they have had their days getting picked on for being different. Nobody touched on this better than Bill Gates; “be nice to nerds, they’ll probably be your boss one day.” Popular Everything did some extensive internet digging to provide you with the odd things these “nerds” used to do. Some of these quirky habits might throw you for a loop.