Cracked Archive - History

6 Tiny Things In History That Made Our Ancestors Act Crazy

Modern folks are so sensitive ...

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5 Mysterious Deaths With Insanely Random Plot Twists

Nobody could have seen these twist endings coming.

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Tinfoil Hat-Worthy, Actual Conspiracies

Real conspiracies are all around us, guys.

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Everyday Objects That Started Out As Something Else Entirely

Odds are, something you’re looking at right now got its start as something completely different.

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4 Heroes of World War 2 Who Have Yet To Get Their Own Movies

Some of the best stories from World War II still haven't seen widespread exposure.

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The Horrific Story Of The Man Who Couldn't Stop Eating

This sounds like BS, but it's well-documented.

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6 US Military Training Videos That Were Pure Insanity

Maybe these videos weren't the best way to teach soldiers to stay alive.

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5 Shocking Crimes From People Who Founded Famous Companies

Some titans of industry were actually titanic bastards.

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23 'Modern' Things That Are JUST. SO. OLD.

It’s true: There’s really nothing new under the sun.

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5 Ways Normal People Allow Evil Rulers To Thrive

Evil people gain power because otherwise-good people actively help them along.

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5 Archaeological Finds That Prove the Past Was Dumb AF

Some centuries-old junk is outright stupid.

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21 Tiny Things That Changed The World In Huge Ways

Apparently it’s not just Hobbits who can change the course of the future.

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Archaeologists Just Found A Bunch Of Mummified Cats

If you're a cat person, welcome to a vision of the perfect afterlife.

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The Incredible Story Of History's Most Influential Penis

More resilient than Rasputin himself is the legend of his mighty dong.

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The Surprisingly Strange Origins Of 22 Famous Companies

Superheroes could take a page from some of these companies’ origin stories.

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