Cracked Archive - Science

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.


5 Painfully Accurate Human Behaviors In The Primate World

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


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.


6 Science Breakthroughs Of 2016 That Might Save Humanity

Even in a year as garbage as 2016, science just keeps right on trudging through the sludge of human misery to bring us incredible advances.


6 Medical Conditions That’ll Give You Endless Nightmares

Spoiler Alert: Our bodies are alarmingly disgusting and frightening.


6 Horrifying Bugs That Forgot To Follow The Rules Of Nature

Bugs are made of equal parts nightmares and hell-dimension rage.


NASA Has A Poop Problem (And We Know How To Fix It)

Space. The final frontier ... for your poop.


5 BS Science Myths Your Entire View Of The World Rests On

While we'd hope you leave school know a few undeniable truths, it turns out you're leaving with fewer than you think.


7 Of Your Dumb Fears (Science Says Are Justified)

Don't let anyone tell you your fear is irrational. It's worse -- it's evolutionary.


The Bizarre Reality After Your Baby Dies From SIDS

Parents are left with endless questions they'll never get answered ... and get to spend the grieving process being treated like murderers.


7 Famous Companies Who F**ked The World And Got Away With It

While the sales pitch of every successful company is to offer consumers some way to make our lives better, a whole bunch of them have secretly been doing the exact opposite.


5 Mathematical Reasons Why Things Suck

For those who already know math, have fun pointing out what I got wrong in the comments section.


5 Supposedly Healthy Things That Are Good For (Killing) You

Some natural health trends do worse than make you insufferable at parties; they straight kill you.


4 Ways Psoriasis Is Even More Heartbreaking Than You Thought

You wouldn't think a skin condition would turn a person into a social pariah. You would be wrong.


4 Things I Learned Working With Deadly Diseases

Let's hope the security cam footage from this place doesn't show the beginning of humanity's end.