15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People

They say it's a fine line between genius and insanity. And after reading the super odd habits of some of the most successful people on planet Earth, it's easy to see where that sentiment comes from. While we won't say conclusively that being a weirdo is the key to success, we will say that maybe letting your freak flag fly isn't all that bad of a thing.

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - Tarantino writes his scripts by hand then later transcribes it into a word processor. Because he nSource: Hollywood Reporter

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - Parsons founded NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab. He was also a famed occultist, who believed in sex magiSource: The Guardian

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - Dalí carried a jewel-studded cigarette case. Instead of tobacco, it held several mustaches, so he Source: Vancouver Sun

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - Even in freezing temperatures, Adams would swim nude nearly every day at 5 AM in the Potomac. A joSource: The Atlantic

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - This German poet, who wrote “William Tell,” kept rotten apples in his desk and couldn’t work withoSource: The Guardian

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - This Scottish playwright and director offers advice on how to be creatively inspired: Collaborate,Source: The Guardian

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - Essayist Nassim Taleb only consumes ancient food. He will eat no food that has no Hebrew or ancienSource: The Guardian

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - This UFC light heavyweight champion drinks his own urine every morning. He used to have a chronic Source: The Guardian

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - Jackson rode with one arm raised. He thought one side of his body outweighed the other, so raisingSource: Recollections of a Virginian by Dabney Herndon Maury

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - One of the greatest physicists of all time, Richard Feynman won a Nobel Prize in 1965 for his pionSource: NY Times

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - The famous architect created a scrapbook about his life. Sounds normal? He worked on it for 63 yeaSource: New Yorker

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - Franklin had a habit of taking “air baths.” Every morning, he’d sit in front of an open window nakSource: Chicago Tribune

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - Francis Bacon (the 21st-century artist, not the Elizabethan knight) likes to paint hungover. He beSource: The Guardian

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - This 92-year-old Japanese inventor has over 3,000 patents to his name. He claims normal amounts ofSource: Smithsonian

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15 Bizarre Habits Of Incredibly Successful People - Jobs tried a fruitarian diet, sometimes eating just one or two foods like apples or carrots for weSource: NBC News