Cracked Archive - Science

5 IRL Systems With Death-Star-Ridiculous Weaknesses
5 IRL Systems With Death-Star-Ridiculous Weaknesses

Like the Death Star, our world is made up of massive, complicated systems that have some ridiculous weaknesses

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Scientists Have Dispelled The Myth Of The 'Poop Knife'
Scientists Have Dispelled The Myth Of The 'Poop Knife'

It’s a crappy experiment but someone had to do it.

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Early Humans Possibly Hibernated (And We Should Too)
Early Humans Possibly Hibernated (And We Should Too)

Last I checked, you can't get evicted from a cave.

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Octopuses Punch Fish Out of Spite, Research Shows
Octopuses Punch Fish Out of Spite, Research Shows

Octopuses, they're just like us -- spiteful jerks!

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55 Animals With Sensational Powers
55 Animals With Sensational Powers

Prepare to be amazed, disgusted, and occasionally terrified.

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5 Medical Procedures From 30 Years Ago (That Now Seem Barbaric)
5 Medical Procedures From 30 Years Ago (That Now Seem Barbaric)

Even in the Seventies and Eighties, medicine was nothing like today.

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The Murder Dollhouses That Changed Forensic Science
The Murder Dollhouses That Changed Forensic Science

A teensy tiny window into the world of crime.

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Australia Fined NASA For Littering ... A Space Station
Australia Fined NASA For Littering ... A Space Station

Skylab was going to fall, and where it was going to land, no-one knew.

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The Scientific Formula For Making Friends (Seriously)
The Scientific Formula For Making Friends (Seriously)

Making new friends? It's largely a numbers game.

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5 Of Modern History's Dumbest Inventions (Came From One Guy)
5 Of Modern History's Dumbest Inventions (Came From One Guy)

It takes a real genius to imagine such fantastically stupid things.

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5 'Whoa' Scenes From Ancient Earth School Forgot To Teach
5 'Whoa' Scenes From Ancient Earth School Forgot To Teach

Recorded history is just a tiny sliver of the planet's real history.

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R.I.P. Arecibo Telescope - You Absolute Unit
R.I.P. Arecibo Telescope - You Absolute Unit

A painful goodbye to the most well-hung telescope in the world.

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Great Tits Could be Global Warming's Next Victim (The Bird, That Is)
Great Tits Could be Global Warming's Next Victim (The Bird, That Is)

Global warming has officially gone too far.

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We All Steal Each Others Weird Dreams
We All Steal Each Others Weird Dreams

It sounds like we binged on edibles, but hear us out.

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Dogs Laugh -- And Do For The Same Reasons We Do
Dogs Laugh -- And Do For The Same Reasons We Do

Everyone in the audience of a Judd Apatow movie is no better than a drooling, butthole-sniffing dog, but we knew that already.

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