Cracked Archive - Science

6 WTF Hollywood Plots (That Are Rapidly Becoming Real Life)

The future is rapidly closing in on us like a rabid cheetah.

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I Had Various Parts Of My Body Hacked Off To Craft A Penis

We talked to Gerbil, a trans man who recently underwent phalloplasty, and he told us that turning a hoo-ha into a wang comes with its own unique challenges.

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5 Small-Ass Animals With Huge-Ass Powers

Size doesn't matter. (In the Animal Kingdom at least.)

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4 Things About Space Travel You're Picturing Totally Wrong

Sadly, sci-fi hasn't taught us how to actually deal with life in space.

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The Biggest Lie In Science: Little Kids Changing The World

When looked at on a small scale, the story seems totally optimistic. When scaled up, pessimism becomes the big, stinky elephant in the room.

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6 Real Inventions That Would Seem Over The Top In A Movie

Has Science ever bothered to address what we, as a species, REALY need: awesome-looking superpowers? Actually, yes.

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You Heard Us Called 'Death Panels' (Here's The Truth)

It turns out all those bad guys in shows like 'House' aren't actually bad guys.

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Real Life Chestbursters: Battling The Dreaded Guinea Worm

Prepare to never feel clean again.

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8 Things You Didn't Realize Will Be Ruined By Climate Change

Climate change is slowly compiling a kaleidoscope of unexpected ways to make all of our lives a living hell.

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7 Scenes From Nature Too Ridiculous To Be Real (But Are)

There are times when Mother Nature is a maniac flinging neon paint and giraffe DNA into our universe just to see what will happen.

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6 Ways Society Is Designed To Screw Teenagers Every Day

It's always been rough being a teenager, and there's at least some evidence it's now rougher than ever.

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5 Painfully Accurate Human Behaviors In The Primate World

Soon, monkeys will have unsatisfying jobs in IT and erectile dysfunction.

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Pictofacts

22 Weird Medical Facts That’ll Bring Conversations To A Halt

If your nosey aunt starts asking why you didn't go to med school, show her this.

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Pictofacts

20 Ways Your Perception Gets Screwed Up By Your Brain

Don't trust anybody. Especially yourself.

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7 Species That Will Rule The Earth When We're All Dead

Plenty of species are just waiting for us to extinct ourselves as hard as humanly possible -- and some of them might be getting a bit impatient.

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