Cracked Archive - Science

Hepatitis C Has A Cure, But You Can’t Have It

There’s a reason pharma reps and healthcare insurers don’t take a Hippocratic Oath.

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The Descendant Of The Saber-toothed Tiger May Disappoint You

The animal with the most in common with the saber-toothed tiger is a ... vaguely punk rock rat?

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Meet The World’s Dumbest-Looking Shark

The goofy-looking Helicoprion still baffles scientists to this day.

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Lots Of Spiders Eat Bats (And Not Just In Your Nightmares)

Need another thing to be squeamish about? There’s bat-eating spiders everywhere.

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You Litter Less If Eyes Are Looking At You (Even Fake Ones)

No one wants someone else to see them litter.

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5 Real People Who Have The World's Worst Superpowers

Extraordinary doesn't always mean awesome.

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When It Comes To Sugary Snacks, We Want What We Can’t Have

The more you’re told not to eat cookies, the more you want them.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly

Scientists used to think the stegosaurus was much, much cooler. Sorry Steggie.

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5 Health Practices That Will Seem Horrifying To The Future

Most amazing scientific advancements are still ahead of us.

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Meet The Spider That Survives By Literally Looking Like Crap

This spider looks like crap. Birds won’t eat crap. Nature is amazing.

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Up or Down? Science Solves The Toilet Seat Conundrum

Scientific PROOF that you should probably put the toilet seat back down.

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Uranus Is Secretly Amazing (So Knock Off The Fart Jokes)

Thanks to the magic of science, we now know that the planet Uranus smells like rotten eggs.

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5 Ridiculous (But Serious) Ways Humans Are Destroying Earth

Humans are terrible at cleaning up messes.

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5 Horrifying Real Medical Situations That Sound Made Up

Illness can appear out of the blue and turn your life upside-down, like a Zooey Deschanel character in a rom-com.

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The Dark Truth About Supermarket Orange Juice

Ready to find out something you assumed was fine and barely gave a second thought to is actually super weird and messed up? Cool!

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