Cracked Archive - Science

Finally, Scientific Evidence That Your Boss Is An Idiot

Researchers have finally tested out the notorious Peter Principle and the results are depressing.

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Fun Fact: You Put Unwashed Sheep Filth On Your Face Today

Most things you put on your face are actually pretty gross.

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5 Ordinary Household Items That Led To Huge Discoveries

The tools of science are quite varied ... and sometimes they are very stupid.

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Amazing Visualizations Of Invisible Forces

Hey, nature. We see what you did, there.

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Good News, Everybody: Carnivorous Plants Know How To Count

Maybe those plant-based horror movies have a point.

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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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23 Disturbing, Real Experiments Done On Children

Because why should monkeys and rats have all the fun?

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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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12 Mesmerizing GIFs Of Things Being Destroyed (For Science)

Warning: It’s impossible to stop watching these.

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