Cracked Archive - News

8 Things You Don't (Want To) Know About TSA Checkpoints

We sat down with someone who spent most of the last decade working for the TSA, and he explained to us just what it was like being inside that most hated of organizations.


5 Dark Moments In History Are Now Shockingly Possible Again

I'm not saying any of the things on this list are definitely going to happen. I'm just saying they already did once.


The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (10/13)

Trying to stay on top of the news is like trying to defeat a swarm of killer bees by eating them.


6 Idiotic Stories About Aliens The News Keeps Regurgitating

In the latest installment of our never-ending quest to keep you safe from the Internet's tidal waves of bullshit, we'd like to focus on alien life.


Most Victims Are Men: 5 Realities Of Rape In The Military

We talked to a whole bunch of former and current military servicewomen about this subject. Somehow, what they had to tell us was even worse than we expected.


People Just Disappear: 5 Reasons Cruise Ships Are Nightmares

You should be aware that an expensive seafaring vacation can quickly turn into a petri dish of disease and nightmares.


6 True Stories That Prove Local News Is Creepy As Hell

Pick up any small-town newspaper and you'll see a special section reserved for stuff straight out of a bad episode of 'X-Files.'


The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (10/6)

The news is like a 'Walking Dead' spinoff where they've replaced the zombies with assholes.


5 Hollywood Stories You See Everywhere (That Are Always BS)

All of us have fallen for stories like these before but there are some particularly egregious types of B.S. that shouldn't fly anymore


6 Old-School Journalists Who Make Tabloids Look Tasteful

We tend to forget that even before the Web came along, the fourth estate regularly put up with the screwnut shenanigans of people like these folks.


5 Ways Donald Trump Perfectly Mirrors Hitler's Rise To Power

Ideally, time will prove me crazy and incorrect, but approaching the Trump candidacy as a comedy sketch that will never come true could potentially be the most tragic mistake this country will ever make.


The 12 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (9/29)

The news is kind of like a creepy cult leader who makes a convincing case that the world is going to end next month, until you realize he's been saying the same thing for 40 years.


4 Presidential Hopefuls' Flaws (As Playable Video Games)

Look, full disclosure: I'm no good at politics.


5 Narrow-Minded Facts About The Most Liberal Places On Earth

These places aren't liberal. They're just better at pretending than the rest of us.


The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (9/22)

The news is like a shrill fire alarm that screams 24 hours a day, because really there's always something on fire somewhere.