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5 Historical Events You Didn't Know Were Decided by Sex

People in the past were obsessed with sex to the point that sometimes they made decisions with really serious consequences just to get their groove on.


5 Advantages Movies Always Had Over TV (That TV Stole Away)

While the traditional film industry probably isn't going anywhere, we're once more at a time of transition, the result being that television and film will soon be indistinguishable from each other.


The 6 Most Blatantly Evil Product Recalls Of All Time

Corporations, can we be real for a minute? Could you try being just a little bit less evil?


Man Vapes Semen: 5 BS News Stories That Went Viral

It's in uncertain times such as these that we at Cracked must renew our sacred vow to expose the inaccuracies, exaggerations, and flat-out inventions currently filling your news feed.


4 Difficult Jobs Everyone Secretly Thinks They'd Be Good At

Sure, these are real jobs in that you do them for money, but, come on, it's not like you're actually working, right? Wrong.


6 Stupid Misconceptions That Ruin Classic Movies

Pop culture has been the Flavor Flav to these movies' Public Enemy, and, as much as it pains me to say this, we could do without you sometimes, Flav.


6 Weirdly Specific Things That Screw All 2nd Term Presidents

Here are a few reasons why no U.S. president should ever want a second term.


5 Eerily Familiar Things Animals Do When They're Drunk

It isn't just our love of being drunk that unites us with our furry and feathery cousins. It turns out, once they get wasted, animals start acting a lot like humans.


5 Hilariously Illegal Ways Governments Solved Huge Problems

"There are no bad ideas." -The Government


6 Things You Won't Believe Got Banned from Modern Countries

Sometimes, supposedly fully grown rulers of nations lose their shit and decide to just outright blanket ban absurd things for even more absurd reasons.


5 Lessons Fat Albert Should Have Taught Bill Cosby

The Cos apparently isn't too keen on the whole 'practice what you preach' thing.