Cracked Archive - News

We Met Syria's War Refugees: 7 Awful Things They Told Us

We sent a writer and a photographer out to the Serbia-Hungary border to speak with a few dozen of the 3 million Syrians who have fled their homeland so far.


5 Movies From Your Childhood That Are Even More Relevant Now

Sometimes, revisiting those classics you loved as a kid can be a disappointing experience. On rare occasions, though, it's more meaningful.


6 Odd Things Doomsday Preppers Stockpile (That Make Sense)

Modern-day survivalists aren't generally regarded as the most sane people on the planet. But sometimes they get it right.


The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (9/15)

Sometimes watching the news can feel like you're seeing an anti-Earth propaganda film produced by aliens.


22 Huge Scandals You Don't Even Think About Anymore

Don't be like this Rob Lowe.


21 Amazing Times Nobodies Saved The Hell Out Of The Day

Turns out we don't need to give Hollywood our hard-earned cash money to watch people do heroic things.


The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (9/8)

The news media's primary motivation these days is clearly to drum up sales of emergency apocalypse supplies.


5 Lame Attempts At Health Food By Famous Restaurant Chains

These are somewhat commendable ideas, but you won't be surprised to know that, in almost every case, their attempts failed miserably.


5 Insane Psychics Who Prove The Afterlife Is A Scam

Here are just a few inventive methods that practitioners of the paranormal have developed to distinguish themselves from their peers.


17 People You Hate Who Did Surprisingly Noble Things

We're not saying that we should forgive all these people. Just that even the blind squirrel gets the nut sometimes, you know?


5 Commercials That Crack The Donald Trump Code

Put your politics aside for the length of this column.


The 12 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (9/1)

Judging from the news, the world is like a disaster movie, only without the last few scenes where everybody escapes.


The 28 Dumbest Things You Didn't Know Are Against The Law

Just think about all the tax dollars that went in to drafting cat related laws.


The Cracked Store Update: Sorry You're Going Back To School

Oh no, school's almost here and you didn't buy any new clothes! Good thing we have you covered!


The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/25)

Staying on top of the news is like trying to follow the plot of Kevin Spacey's serial killer notebooks in 'Se7en.'