Cracked Archive - Science

FFS, Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Might Become A Netflix Show

This is a bad, bad idea.


Ants Are Better At Flu Season Than Your Stupid Co-Workers

Ants take sick days, get healthcare, and most importantly, vaccinate.


4 Health Problems You Had No Clue Were Contagious

We don't mean to alarm you, but the entire world is covered in imminent death.


That Comet Isn't An Alien Probe, Sorry Everybody

The assertion that the interstellar comet that passed Earth might be an alien probe is just science fiction. Specifically, the plot of 'Star Trek IV.'


5 Horrors Of Climate Change (Normal People Don't Know About)

Climate change is going to affect you personally ... in some very strange ways.


5 Horrors of Nature Happening In Your Backyard (Right Now)

Nature is a horrific hellscape of Darwinian terrors.


6 Reasons Sleep Paralysis Is The Most Terrifying Thing Ever

Even minor brain glitches can turn your world into a living nightmare.


5 Of The Creepiest Science Experiments Ever

Some scientists seem dedicated to exploring all of the ways that Lovecraftian horror can be made real for their test subjects.


4 Huge Improvements to Everyday Life (We'll Never Adopt)

Odds are, there is a better version of everything out there, and you aren't using it.


5 Oddities Of Everyday Language That Leave Experts Baffled

Some very common habits just can't be explained.


The 5 Most Ridiculous Screw-Ups In Recent Medical History

Nobody wants to hear their medical professional say, 'We made a mistake.'


6 Ways Military Technology Is About To Become Terrifying

Modern armies have advanced in some very weird directions.


6 Crazy Studies You Had No Idea Existed

Science types go to great lengths to answer weird questions.


We've (Sort Of) Found Spock's Home Planet

Astronomers have found a planet at the exact spot everyone's favorite emotionless space elves are from.


5 Surprising Ways Your Genes Are Secretly Ruining Your Life

Some parts of our lives are simply out of our control.