Cracked Archive - Science

6 Animals Who Live Inside A Horror Movie Every Day

When we die, we'll probably have to pay the celestial piper and burn off all the bad karma by coming back as a lowly beast. And if we're really awful, we'll come back as one of these.


6 Insane Things About Space Travel That Movies Got Right

When Hollywood sets out to write up a good old-fashioned space adventure, it often just rips real scenes from the pages of history -- it really is hard to top them.


5 Facial Features That Rat Out Everything About You

[Disclaimer: Do not start putting garbage bags on your head]


6 Space Travel Problems With WTF Solutions No One Saw Coming

Want to drink water in space? Prepare to consume recycled sweat, dirty water, and, yes, pee.


5 Banned CIA Torture Techniques Babies Use To Break You

No, I'm not kidding or exaggerating; these innocent, defenseless little creatures are guilty of one of a crime so bad that the U.N. had to get 136 countries to ratify a treaty to agree not to do it.


I Farm Crickets, The Future Of Human Food: 7 Insane Truths

In roughly 80 percent of the countries on Earth, people eat insects, so we sat down with one man who has made it his life's work to get Americans to eat more bugs.


5 Dumb Things Every Kid Thinks (Science Says Are True)

It turns out there was a very good reason you couldn't finish your vegetables but always had room for cookies.


6 Absurd Ways Modern Medicine Fails Because Of Sexism

Unfortunately, modern medicine firmly believes that all medical problems either affect everyone in exactly the same way or don't affect one gender at all.


5 Healthcare Rip-Offs The Industry Hopes You'll Never Notice

It turns out a lot of common healthcare practices don't really fit the definition of 'science-based medicine.'


5 Awful Things I Learned About Drugs Working At A Pharmacy

Misinformation, determined addicts and dealers ... just a few things you deal with as a gatekeeper of a great narcotics vault.


6 Horrifying Things The Nutrition Industry Won't Tell You

'Healthy' and 'unhealthy' foods trade places more often than pro wrestlers in a tag-team match.


My Eating Disorder That Ruins Thanksgiving: 4 Realities

It's called Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, and it means some people just can't eat that dry-ass turkey every year.


6 Space Projects That Will Guarantee Aliens Will Hate Us

What will Earth look like to you, a benevolent extraterrestrial emperor? The answer is 'A planet full of Darth Vaders hopped up on bath salts.'


5 Idiotic Things Science Shouldn't Have To Put Up With

Science isn't everything. It's given us a lot and granted wishes beyond ancient humanity's wildest dreams, but there are some things it just shouldn't have to do.


6 Hallmarks Of Disastrous Parenting (Confirmed By Science)

There are plenty of parenting techniques that just seem like common sense, until science comes in and points out how your well-meaning habits are just making things worse.