Cracked Archive - News

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

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

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5 Movies From Your Childhood That Are Even More Relevant Now
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.

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6 Odd Things Doomsday Preppers Stockpile (That Make Sense)
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.

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

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

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5 Lame Attempts At Health Food By Famous Restaurant Chains
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.

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5 Insane Psychics Who Prove The Afterlife Is A Scam
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.

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5 Commercials That Crack The Donald Trump Code
5 Commercials That Crack The Donald Trump Code

Put your politics aside for the length of this column.

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

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

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

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6 People Who Responded To Tragedies In The Most Soulless Way
6 People Who Responded To Tragedies In The Most Soulless Way

When disaster strikes, there are plenty of ways you can respond without being a massive tool. But that's not what these heroes decided to do.

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4 Thriving Communities That Rich People Destroyed On Purpose
4 Thriving Communities That Rich People Destroyed On Purpose

If you see the bulldozers then you'll already know that it's too late.

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Creepy Things White People Think It's OK To Say About Race
Creepy Things White People Think It's OK To Say About Race

The general reaction to these protesters across the Internet was fascinating. And sad.

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