Cracked Archive - Science

5 Things No One Thinks About When Buying Illegal Drugs

Now that most people can just add "pick up weed" to their afternoon to-do list, we forget how shady it is to snag drugs that are less than legal.


5 Things Normal People Don't Understand About Panic Attacks

I'm going to tell you about my debilitating panic attacks, because at the very least I deserve to make some money out of this terrible experience.


8 Innocent Things That Are Signs Of Huge Health Problems

Sometimes a flaw is just a flaw, but other times it can be the Silver Surfer to a Galactus-sized, life-ruining problem.


6 Things About Space You're Picturing Almost Exactly Wrong

Space is as incomprehensible as it is awesome.


The 7 Most Hilariously Creepy Science Experiments Ever

Scientists routinely get away with things that would brand anyone else a psychopath.


6 Creepy Sixth Senses You've Always Had And Never Noticed

Yes, we're aware that we're up to our 16th 'sixth' sense by now.


5 Creepy Mutations Science Thinks Humanity Might Evolve

It turns out humanity's evolutionary future is pretty uncertain.


6 Amazing Inventions That Will Soon Make Your Job Total Hell

Corporations have taken things to new extremes that are going to make work inexplicably even more miserable.


5 Excuses For Being Lazy (Provided By Science)

Society wants us to feel bad about being lazy -- it's even one of the seven deadly sins -- but I am here to tell you to ignore all that noise, accept who you are.


5 Bizarre Realities Of My 'Sex Change' You Don't See On TV

We spoke to someone who went through gender reassignment and, naturally, it's nothing like you expect.


5 Times Science Ruined Your Day

The same field that's responsible for the miracles of the modern world is also dedicated to ruining all of life's best vices.


5 Baffling Lies Society Told You About Fat People

Almost every aspect of our war against fat is screwed by a slew of misconceptions, mistakes, and dodgy data.


5 Awesome Life Hacks Hidden In Your Own Body

Before everybody started calling everyday tips 'Life Hacks,' they were often called folk remedies, and they usually rhymed.


6 Trendy Health Foods That Are Being Sold (To Idiots)

We've proven that we will shove any random slurry down our throats if we're told it'll miraculously cure our hairy molars or medulla pimples or combustible priapism.


5 Things I Learned In The World's Largest Ebola Outbreak

We spoke to Doug Woodhams, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marine Corps reserves. He happened to be in Liberia when an Ebola outbreak occurred, and found himself at its epicenter.