Cracked Archive - Science

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.


24 Food And Cooking Myths

Despite our obesity epidemic, we don't know everything about food, it turns out.


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.


28 Bits Of Wisdom Your Parents Told You (Are Pure B.S.)

Bust out the spicy food and play in all the piles of rusty nails you want.


12 Scientific Ways To F*ck With People’s Brains

Step one to becoming a Jedi Master.


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.


5 Realities Of Life When You’re Born With No Imagination

There is a neurological condition called aphantasia, and its sufferers literally have no imagination. We spoke to three of them.


6 Creepy Things That Happen To The Human Body (When You Die)

When you leave your body for good, your cadaver opens the door to an endless parade of potential indignities.


5 Military Experiments That Told Ethics To F*ck Right Off

I don't know if you've noticed, but sometimes it kind of seems like the military doesn't hold the greatest regard for human life.


Science Fiction Vs Science Fact, Side By Side

When science starts catching up to science fiction, it might be time to pull the plug.


Can All These Headlines About Aliens Be Full Of S**t?

Headline writers will throw their journalist ethics into a Sarlacc pit at the first sniff of a signal from above.