Cracked Archive - Science

We Once Allowed Radiation in Some Terrifyingly Normal Places

Companies made a bundle selling mundane objects inundated with radiation.


This Prescription Drug Might Turn You Into A Nonstop Gambler

The makers of one of the biggest antipsychotics are being sued for making hundreds of gambling addicts.


The Inventor Of The Phone Was Obsessed With Sheep Nipples

Things Alexander Graham Bell invented for 1200. What are the telephone and sheep nipples, Alex?


5 Things You Learn From A Trip Into A Huge Chasm Of Hellfire

Yes. It IS getting hot in here.


The FDA Says This Bleeding Veggie Burger Is Fine To Eat

The Impossible Burger gets another step closer to making meat obsolete.


These 400-Year-Old Sharks Are Creepy As Hell

This shark has been around since before the internet ... and then some.


It's Been A Great Week For Weird Dinosaur News

Dinos keep popping up in places they shouldn't be.


Bad News: The Plastic Drinking Straw Ban is BS

This campaign is based on bad statistics, lies, and a whole lotta deflection.


This Tiny Village Is Being Menaced By A Runaway Iceberg

The residents of Innaarsuit are used to seeing icebergs, but not this close.


6 Real Medical Side Effects Right Out Of Horror Movies

Some of these side effects might make you pray for a good ol' fashioned plague or two.


Bats Won't Fly Into Your Hair (Like In The Movies)

In real life, it's almost impossible to get a bat to fly anywhere near a person.


7 Animal Escapes Stories Straight Out Of A Disney Movie

Here are seven times an animal wormed its way out of captivity and straight into our hearts.


Great News: Wearing A Tie Might Be Choking Your Brain

Might be worth convincing your boss to extend Casual Friday indefinitely -- for science.


Slam Coffee, Then Nap: Science Says It Works!

Who knew sleeping was the cure to being sleepy?


Dinosaurs Were Constantly Fighting And Yes, It Was Awesome

Intense dinosaur fights to the death were, in fact, a regular occurrence.