Sometimes beating totalitarian regimes means getting creative.
It turns out history has had just as many screw-ups and lazy people as we do now.
Sometimes, strange crime waves -- more apt for a Batman comic -- do happen in real life.
Here then, for your hating pleasure, are some of the most hated books in the world, and also maybe why we should be nicer to them.
Canada is routinely mocked for being nice, the last thing you expect to hear about is shit like this.
Be grateful you don't live in a time when medical misunderstandings would occasionally cause the horrible deaths of thousands of people.
The 'who cares if it works, it'll be cool as hell!' approach to gunsmithing has given us some amazing results.
Carl Wilkens was right in the middle of the Rwandan Genocide. He rescued hundreds from unspeakable violence. Cracked sat down to talk with him about just what it takes to stand up and stick your thumb in the eye of Pure Human Evil.
Some ancient technologies have turned out to be at least as good as, if not better than, the stuff our fancy-pants scientists today have developed.
In real life thieves don't need helicopters or EMP devices to pull off crimes bigger than anything you've seen on the silver screen. You just need a ridiculous plan and the balls to carry it out.
If you were actually born in the '90s, you don't really remember the '90s. And that's why you're wrong about the decade.