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5 Recent Trends That Make It Hard to Trust the Police

What is it that compels some people to take a less than favorable stance on the public service that police provide? It probably has something to do with stories like these.


Store Post! 3 New Shirts, 5 More We Wish We'd Thought Of

We are proud to offer our Cracked Alumni shirts that you can wear while you bravely take on the future.


5 Medical Urban Legends (That Actually Came True)

No matter how crazy soap opera medical dramas might be, none of them compare to the real world plotlines these folks experienced.


5 Things to Really Be Scared of On Halloween This Year

Here are some less traditional outlets to fulfill your yearly quota of scares.


The 6 Most Horrifying Ways Routine Surgeries Have Gone Wrong

Surgery, no matter how minor, is a scary thing. And these stories will only add to that fear.


6 Crazy Attempts to Hire a Killer That Failed Miserably

Murder for hire never looks as cool as it does in the movies. And in fact it's more 'National Lampoon's' than 'The Professional.'


The 5 Ballsiest Lies the Mainstream Media Passed Off as Fact

Even jaded, cynical bastards like us should expect more from reputable news organizations. Right?


6 Spectacularly Failed Attempts to Be Politically Correct

Here are a few public entities still working out the kinks on that whole decency thing.