Cracked Archive - Science

5 Simple Ways to Save Thousands of Lives (Nobody Does)

Us no-smart-brain people tend to think that big problems require incredibly difficult solutions. But, well, of course that isn't always the case.


How Shady Tech Support Schemes Are Scamming Old People

Warning: This article may cause you to violently punch your screen.


5 Real Space Experiments That Are Clearly Horror Movie Plots

Space might think of itself as a final frontier, but for boundless human ingenuity, it's just another hurdle to insanity-scream our way over.


7 Freaky Ways Your Body Can Flat Out Betray You

Here are seven real disorders that make your brain as reliable as a shady fake news site.


7 Horrifying Pest Infestations You Had No Clue Were Possible

Sometimes, critters get a little sick of humans and will rise up by invading whatever human territory they can.


4 Random Things That Predict Huge Health Problems Later

We can't thwart the common cold, but we can still figure out some pretty crazy health issues with little to go on.


6 Bizarre Realities Of Working In An Organ Bank

The reality of organ donation can be much less heartwarming than you'd imagine it to be.


Do You Want To Set Your Hand On Fire? 6 Fun Science Tricks

Science is the exacting method by which man has wrested control of the elements from the cruel clutches of the universe. Now it's time to abuse our power for stupidly fun purposes.


6 Terrifying Reasons Why Doctors Sometimes Lose It

Warning: Do not read this if you're about to visit a doctor.


6 Scary Realities Of Working With Actual Psychopaths

While 'psychopath' has become our catch-all for 'dangerously crazy,' it's a lot more complicated than that.


5 Mathematical Strategies For Dominating Popular Games

Good news: The world is full of experts researching ways to ruthlessly gain every possible advantage in even the most light-hearted of games.


6 Healthy Habits With Huge Downsides (Nobody Talks About)

Sorry to tell you, but bunch of your new 'healthy' habits are B.S.


6 Frightening New Drugs (You've Never Heard Of)

Since the dawn of time, mankind has endeavored to keep finding new ways to get totally housed. So let's see the latest innovations our often short-lived drug pioneers have come up with.


5 Official-Sounding Measurements That Are Complete BS

We put so much faith in numbers that we don't bother to look too closely at where they come from.


7 Giant Crazy Real Things That Look Straight Sci Fi, Son

Some Sciences are Scienced up from bizarre, fantastical landscapes.