Cracked Archive - History

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

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


6 US Military Training Videos That Were Pure Insanity

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


5 Shocking Crimes From People Who Founded Famous Companies

Some titans of industry were actually titanic bastards.


5 Ways Normal People Allow Evil Rulers To Thrive

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


5 Archaeological Finds That Prove the Past Was Dumb AF

Some centuries-old junk is outright stupid.


Archaeologists Just Found A Bunch Of Mummified Cats

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


The Incredible Story Of History's Most Influential Penis

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


The 5 Dumbest Lies Ever Told By US Presidents (Before Trump)

You can't reach the White House without being a fantastic liar.


5 Creepy AF Historical Finds (You'll Wish Hadn't Been Found)

These historical finds don't belong in museums, they belong in horror movies.


5 Insane Ways History's Screwed Over Disabled People

You might be surprised how cartoonishly evil some people can be.


5 Famous Geniuses And Their Super Embarrassing Early Works

Even the best minds mankind has ever encountered behaved like hormonal idiots when they were young.


5 Awful Torture Methods (Invented For Humanitarian Reasons)

Some of histories worst atrocities were thought up by people who were only trying to help.


5 Historical Facts That Were Way Too Stupid For The Movies

History is a vast, fascinating, and occasionally very stupid thing.


The 1938 'War Of The Worlds' Alien Hysteria Was Fake News

Fake news about fake news?