Cracked Archive - Science

6 Ways Life Gets Complicated When Disease Overruns Your Town

Back in 2002, SARS appeared in China and the world went nuts. We talked to Tyler, a kid living literally down the street from where the disease first popped up.

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You’ll Never Look At Your Body The Same Way Again

Never tell us 'It's what's on the inside that counts' again.

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5 Science Headlines You Can Immediately Ignore

A lot of science journalists don't even bother to try, and just tell us what they think will excite us the most.

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Uhh, Modern Medicine ... You OK?

These medical practices seem right in line with what you'd see stumbling through the wrong door at the Umbrella Corporation.

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21 Myths (Almost) Everyone Believes About The Human Body

It turns out repeating false scientific facts over and over again does not qualify you as a scientist.

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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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