Cracked Archive - Science

Jokes You Didn't Know Were Indicators Of Mental Illness

Your sense of humor says a lot about you. And we mean that in the objective sense. Oh, and none of them are good.


Why Science Is Still Mystified About How Humans Work

Everything you know is wrong and science is B.S.


5 Animals We've Bred Into Existence That Spit In God's Face

Nature doesn't need any help brainstorming weird stuff to confuse and horrify us. Yet here we are, helping her out anyway.


The 6 Most Insane Pooping Strategies Dreamt Up By Evolution

Sometimes things get downright bonkers when nature calls.


History Books Told You This (Genius Breakthrough) Was Porn

Warning: Boobs ahead. (But they're science boobs.)


Creepy, Out-Of-The-Box Sex Studies That Were Maybe Illegal

Some of our boner scientists are getting a little too creative in their research.


6 Nightmare Historical Diseases Humanity Forgot Are Possible

Some of the most truly horrible and bizarre diseases reared their heads for one specific moment in history before vanishing just as strangely as they arrived, never to be seen again (we hope).


6 Gross Bodily Functions Humanity Developed On Purpose

Our bodies are weird, as the farts that half of you will inadvertently release while reading this can attest to. But at least now we know why.


America's Almost Out: Bizarre Secrets Of The Blood Industry

Turns out there's a lot of drama and hard decisions, both when it comes to collecting blood and when transfusing it into another body.


5 Mistakes You Will Make When You Try To Eat Healthy

Since 'staying alive and healthy for longer' is the reason we decided to invent society in the first place, you'd think we wouldn't have all these roadblocks between us and healthy eating.


I Had Testicular Cancer: 4 Awkward Realities

I choose to view the sack as more half-full than half-empty.


6 Food Myths You Probably Believe (That Are Complete BS)

Most of the things you probably believe about your favorite foods are about as scientifically accurate as 'Timecop.'


6 Reasons Why Mass Space Travel Would Completely Suck

We want our space life to be just like our regular life: Lazy, deliciously malnourished, and full of aimless distractions. And that's the real challenge.


7 Weapons You Can (But Probably Shouldn't) Build

Please ignore everything we're about to tell you about these dangerous homemade death machines and do not look at the awesome GIFs demonstrating their power.


5 Man-Made Substances That Are Way Too Much Like Witchcraft

All of the substances on this list could, if transported back to some previous era, probably get you convicted of witchcraft.