Cracked Archive - News

5 Drugs That Turn Your World Into A Real-Life Horror Movie

I wouldn't blame you if you have a hard time looking at Pixy Stix again after seeing the effects of these drugs.


The 12 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (7/14)

Watching the news is a lot like watching the new season of 'True Detective,' only with even more angst and ridiculous mustaches.


15 Media Panics That Totally Missed The Point

The news media is a scary powerful entity. And its got great looking teeth, too.


The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (7/7)

Judging by the news, the world is kind of like Jurassic Park, only if the dinosaurs were in charge of security.


5 Fireworks Disasters That Were Incredibly Fun To Watch

Fireworks are stupid, but there are certain occasions when watching them cane be incredibly fun. That, of course, is when they malfunction.


We Built Their Death Squads: ISIS's Bizarre Origin Story

We learned that, if we're not the father of ISIS, the United States is at least some sort of uncle.


7 Fake Viral Photos You Probably Thought Were Real

Our social media feeds are constantly bombarded with incredible images ... that are also 100 percent cow-pie.


The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (6/30)

No reasonable person can be expected to keep up with every important headline while maintaining their sanity. So we're here to help.


4 Real-Life George Costanzas

Constanzas exist, and we've found these despicable liars who fooled the entire world into bigger ruses than Vandelay Industries.


How Casual Racism Ruined 'Free Speech' Forever

I can't remember the last time anyone brought up free speech because they actually wanted to talk about free speech.


5 Weird Stalking Stories With Creepy Plot Twists

Like it did for so many other things in life, the Internet made stalking way easier for creeps and weirdos the world over.


The 6 Stupidest Acts Of Journalistic Fraud Ever Attempted

Breaking an important story is such an all-encompassing dream that some reporters won't even think twice about flat-out lying to get that extremely uncomfortable Jacuzzi full of Pulitzer Prizes they all so desperately crave.


21 News Stories (Almost) Too Ironic To Be Real

All the wacky moments of irony are reserved for the movies, right?


5 Things No One Mentions When Debating Political Correctness

Over the last few years, however, I've seen a lot of people take up the mantle of GRAND GATEKEEPER OF JOKES and cast blanket statements over comedy as a whole.