Cracked Archive - History

Bad Groups That Weren't Evil Originally
Bad Groups That Weren't Evil Originally

Sometimes you don't choose thug life, thug life chooses you.

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America May Be Deporting Its Last Living Nazi
America May Be Deporting Its Last Living Nazi

Hopefully, whatever happens here, it will mean no more Nazis in America.

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5 Of The Most Evil Medical Professionals In History
5 Of The Most Evil Medical Professionals In History

The evil medical professional is practically its own sub-genre of horror.

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Historical Figures (Who Looked Waaaay Different Than You Think)
Historical Figures (Who Looked Waaaay Different Than You Think)

Famous generally try to make sure their public image is more flattering than reality.

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5 Insane Alternate Paths American Presidents Almost Took
5 Insane Alternate Paths American Presidents Almost Took

The smallest changes in these men's lives would have changed all of history.

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5 Historical Places We've Managed To Totally Trash
5 Historical Places We've Managed To Totally Trash

Nothing is sacred.

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5 Sports Scandals That Could Be Crazy AF Movies
5 Sports Scandals That Could Be Crazy AF Movies

Here's some stories so strange you can't NOT pay attention to them.

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Historical Deaths You Can’t Help But Laugh At
Historical Deaths You Can’t Help But Laugh At

The universe has a flair for the dramatic and precisely zero chill.

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8 Ad Campaigns That Aged Like Garbage
8 Ad Campaigns That Aged Like Garbage

A select few ad campaigns aged badly for reasons not even the most cynical pundit could have predicted.

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Hearing The 3,000-Year-Old Mummy Was Disappointing
Hearing The 3,000-Year-Old Mummy Was Disappointing

Didn’t even bother to confirm if the pyramids were made by aliens or good old-fashioned slave labor

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6 Ads That Prove The Fitness Industry Was Always Insane
6 Ads That Prove The Fitness Industry Was Always Insane

If you want to understand capitalism, look at the diet and exercise industry.

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