Cracked Archive - Science

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.


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.


Real Life Chestbursters: Battling The Dreaded Guinea Worm

Prepare to never feel clean again.


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.


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.


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.


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.


20 Ways Your Perception Gets Screwed Up By Your Brain

Don't trust anybody. Especially yourself.


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.