Cracked Archive - History

Totally Bonkers Emergency Plans Countries Prepped For

Many of our civic institutions possess the calculated vision of a 5 AM drunk ordering 2,000 AA batteries off Amazon.

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Historical Pandemic Conspiracies More Crackers Than Today's

This has happened before, it will happen again.

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Chilling Dick Moves By Death Row Inmates

Take a deep breath, dear reader, because this is about to get dark.

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Important History Question: Where Did Jesus's Foreskin Go?

Seriously, one of you guys has to have it.

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Tolkien Versus Disney, And More WTF Historical Feuds

Tolkien reeeeally hated Disney's dwarves.

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Hark! Shakespeare's Globe Theatre May Closeth Forever Due To This Crappe

A plague upon the house of Shakespeare.

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Absolutely Ancient People Who Are Still Extremely Alive

Living forever is great when your life rules.

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Historical Takeaways For What's Happening Now

History (both modern and powdered-wigged) has advice for us.

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6 Everyday Groups (With A Sinister Original Purpose)

Groups that seem totally legit today began with a secret agenda -- who knew?

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Tyrants Who Punched Down On WTF Dumb Things

With great power comes great douchebaggery.

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The Historical Bond That Ireland And Native Americans Have Is Helping Out Big Time Right Now

People separated by an entire ocean, but bonded tighter than you'd imagine.

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The Insane Children of The World's Worst Dictators

The nut doesn't fall far from the tree.

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