Cracked Archive - History

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17 Stories Of Women Who Fought Against Nazis

Just a few of the many brave stories.

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  • By Shea
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  • September 11, 2020

Meet The Guys Who Made America's LSD ... In An Ol' Missile Silo

Sometimes you just gotta make an absolutely comical amount of acid in a missile silo, y'know?

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'Coffee Shop Liberals' Goes Back to the 17th Century

Basically, they were trying to brand coffee drinkers as that era’s soy boys.

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The Guy Who Shipwrecked On A Cannibal Island Then Took It Over

Our mission here is to scour history for the single Weirdest Life Anyone Has Ever Lived.

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The Newspaper With The Most WTF Headlines In America

For years, New Jersey has been home to America's classiest newspaper.

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Unsung War Heroes Who Deserve Their Own Movies

Some war heroes never get their moment in the spotlight. Let's change that, eh?

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An English Town is Known as 'Monkey Hangers' Because of the Stupidest War Legend

How on Earth is such a nickname earned? Some kind of unfortunate zoo shenanigans?

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6 More Insane Facts That Will Change How You View Christianity

Yeah, there are some gaps and plot holes here ...

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4 Everyday Foods With WTF Dark Histories

The stuff you shovel into your mouth has a darker history than you know ...

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20 Things From 2010 That Seem Strange In Retrospect

It's wild how much can change in a decade.

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  • By Shea
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  • September 01, 2020

America Wanted To Stop The Earth's Rotation To Trick Soviet Nukes

Money makes the world go round. Rockets make the earth go stop.

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6 Status Symbols From The Past (That Now Seem Totally Ridiculous)

How were pineapples once worth more than gold?

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16 Ridiculous Trends We Can Be Grateful Are History

Let's hope these trends never come back in style.

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