Cracked Archive - Science

The 5 Weirdest Ways Science Is Trying To Save The World

Every bold plan sounds stupid until it works.


4 Bizarre Ways You Can Predict The Weather (That Work)

Sometimes science just confirms what old-timers already knew.


Study: Hip-Hop Makes Your Cheese Taste Better (Seriously)

Your cheese may have better taste in music than you do.


Scientists Will Zap Prisoners' Brains To Make Them Behave

A Spanish prison experiment will try to answer the big question: How close can we get to a mind-control dystopia without anyone caring?


Math Anxiety Is A Real Thing That’s Freaking You Out

A whopping 93 percent of Americans experience at least some level of math anxiety.


The Bizarre, Terrifying Effects Of Sleep Deprivation

What would happen if somebody just decided not to sleep? The answer is frickin' terrifying.


6 Natural Wonders That Are Creepier Than Any Horror Movie

You are in no way prepared for the true master of terror: Mother Nature.


6 Miracle Cures That Are Way Worse Than The Disease Itself

Don't try any of the following unless your doctor signs off on it.


4 Viral Science News Stories The Media Totally Screwed Up

Sometimes the media just does science wrong.


4 Awesome Theories About What Real Aliens Would Look Like

Let's take a look at the wildest guesses scientists have made about who's going to probe us one day.


5 Creepy Things A.I. Has Started Doing On Its Own

Artificial intelligence has been the bogeyman of science fiction since before it even existed for real.


30 Medical Facts You'll Swear Are B.S. (But Aren't)

Medicine hasn’t gotten any less weird, in the modern era. It’s just weird in a new way.


FDA: Stealing Young People's Blood Won't Make You Immortal

Stop absorbing the blood of the young -- is something no government should ever have to say.


5 Terrifying Food Secrets Supermarkets Will Never Tell You

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