Cracked Archive - History

Hitler's Super Jet: 6 Lost Historical Secrets We've Dug Up

Hey, scientists, cut it out.

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4 Sexual Preferences That Only Recently Became Taboo

We often imagine our elders as being more prudish than we are today. But, well, you can see where this is going ...

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If Historical Movies Were Accurate

History is interesting in its own right, but a lot of the more disturbing aspects of everyday life just aren't that marketable.

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4 Terrifying Crimes (That We'll Never Solve)

A good murder mystery is pretty much the most enticing thing you can imagine.

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6 Things You Learn Preserving America's Past

We sent one of our interviewers to Washington D.C. to speak with a source at a national archive, about saving relics from America's past from ending up next to your Taco Bell receipt in the trash.

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30 Hilariously Bizarre Pieces Of Anti-American Propaganda

With anti-American sentiments come the most baffling and hilarious propaganda materials we've ever seen.

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Bicycles Cause Lesbians: The 26 Weirdest Moral Panics Ever

Man, we sure panic over a lot of really dumb stuff.

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21 Acts Of Revenge That Took A Baffling Amount Of Effort

Revenge is a dish best served cold. Or, perhaps, revenge is a dish best served hot, complex, and preferably bloody.

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5 Details That Make Famous Conspiracy Theories Seem Legit

In my version of a perfect world, every conspiracy theory would be true.

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24 Famous (And Insane) Historical Figures

It's a thin line between crazy and genius.

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4 Creepy Ways History Was a Never-Ending Horror Show

As much as we like to complain about all the bullshit the world is throwing at us today, our Internet-less, video-game-free ancestors had it way, way worse.

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22 Famous Stories That Left Out The Best Details

Sometimes lying to tell an awesome story is really unnecessary.

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5 Modern Controversies That Have Been Around Forever

If you owned a time machine and took a tour of the past, you'd see the same shit coming up over and over again.

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