Cracked Archive - Science

5 Reasons Why The Marvel Universe Makes Absolutely No Sense

As Marvel developed its increasingly convoluted cinematic universe they proved even they weren't exempt from the occasional misstep.

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Why Your Brain Can't Empathize With Large Tragedies

There's a good chance that when you learn about tragedies on television you will care far more about smaller tragedies where only one person died.

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5 Gruesome Experiments Scientists Tested (On Themselves)

Some brave scientists get around the ethics board by using themselves as guinea pigs.

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The Secret Of NIMH Was Inspired By A Horrific Experiment

NIMH was a real place and their rat experiments were way darker than the book, movie or your nightmares depicted!

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8 Ways Earth Will Look Freaking Insane In Thousands Of Years

There's a good chance that Future Earth will look like a 5-year-old's attempt at making the planet out of mismatched Lego pieces.

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How To Stay Motivated, According To Science

Science may not be as adorable as a kitten on a wire, but it works.

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4 Creepy Things That Secretly Control Your Personality

So much of your personality is dictated by seemingly random nonsense you're not even aware of.

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5 Huge Innovations Held Back By Plain Human Stupidity

Human Innovation is an unstoppable steamroller, until it collides with the steamroller that is Human Stupidity.

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Actual Science That Looks Like Something Out Of Harry Potter

We often joke that science is a form of dark magic, but now we're kinda starting to believe it.

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I'm A Bee Detective (Seriously), And My Job Is Crazy AF

A lot of wacky misunderstandings happen when you're cruising around in a beemobile.

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4 Shocking Reasons Veterinarians Have A Huge Risk Of Suicide

Veterinarians kill themselves at four times the rate of the general population -- that's twice as likely to commit suicide as dentists and other medical practitioners.

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23 Helpful Shortcuts For Keeping Yourself Fed

You'll pretty much be the next Gordon Ramsay after reading this -- complete with excessive swearing.

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21 Surprising Things That Affect Your Mental Health

Science has given you permission to eat more chocolate.

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Dirt For Dinner: Living With The Weird Condition Called Pica

Remember that kid in grade school whose favorite food was paste? Maybe they grew out of it, grew up into a normal adult -- or maybe they nurtured that tendency and developed a full-on eating disorder.

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