Cracked Archive - History

6 True Crimes (Starring The Dumbest People Possible)

Not all of us can be the next Heisenberg.

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American Horror Stories That Didn’t Make It Into Your Textbooks

We're happy to gloat about our country's best bits, but it's time we talked about the stuff buried in our proverbial backyard.

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Total Ding-Dongs Whose Lawsuits Blew Up In Their Faces

Suing your enemies into oblivion can be fun, but not when it backfires.

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6 Big Moments In History (People Forgot About Immediately)

If you want to make the history books, timing is everything.

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Silly Ways Old-Timey People Were Just As Vain As Us

We're too vain and shallow these days? Spoilers: We've always been like that.

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Famous People Side Projects That Seem Weird Now

We all contain crazy-ass multitudes.

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5 Huge Disasters Caused By Idiots

We’ve all done dumb things for dumb reasons, but never on this scale.

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Old-Timey Icons With WTF Habits

These a-list icons had a-hole tendencies.

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Achievements That Emerged From Dark Times Like Now

Well folks, it's time to invent calculus.

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Quotes That Are Quoted Totally Incorrectly

'Read this article, on the website Cracked' - Charlemagne

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5 Tragedies That Douches Took Advantage Of

If humor is tragedy plus time, profit is tragedy plus no time at all.

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