Cracked Archive - History

5 Everyday Things With (Mostly Forgotten) Nazi Origins

Plenty of everyday things have weird connections to the Nazis.

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5 Horrifying Ways Scandals Were Covered Up

People will do anything to keep their shady acts secret.

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25 Details From History That Are Just So Gross

Tear up those time machine blueprints right now. Trust us.

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5 Surprising Relationships Between Historical Figures

The coolest thing about being famous is that you get access to other famous people just as interesting as you.

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29 WTF Backstories To The Food & Drink You Love

Hungry? This history lesson might just solve that for you.

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19 Priceless Things And The Total Morons Who Destroyed Them

Where's the Venmo setting for priceless?

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5 Famous Love Stories From History That Were Weird As Hell

Get ready for communist affairs, a lot of French people, and some seriously goth boning.

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27 Major Crimes You Know & The Absurd Details You Don't

Not only are these crimes terrible, they’re also weird.

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5 Fast Food Gimmicks That Went Horribly Wrong

Well, that didn't go right.

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Instances Where We Picture History Wrong

It's time to purge some misinformation from your memory banks.

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Fascinating Facts About Booze

Pour these intoxicating facts into your brain.

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5 Famous Companies With Unexpectedly Dark Origin Stories

The backstories of some of these companies are weird and/or horrifying.

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6 Real-Life Villains Who'd Be Too Crazy For Comic Books

These guys make the Joker look like a well-adjusted citizen.

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