Cracked Archive - Science

6 Things About Space You're Picturing Almost Exactly Wrong
6 Things About Space You're Picturing Almost Exactly Wrong

Space is as incomprehensible as it is awesome.

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The 7 Most Hilariously Creepy Science Experiments Ever
The 7 Most Hilariously Creepy Science Experiments Ever

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

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

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5 Creepy Mutations Science Thinks Humanity Might Evolve
5 Creepy Mutations Science Thinks Humanity Might Evolve

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

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6 Amazing Inventions That Will Soon Make Your Job Total Hell
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.

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5 Excuses For Being Lazy (Provided By Science)
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.

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

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5 Times Science Ruined Your Day
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.

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5 Baffling Lies Society Told You About Fat People
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.

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5 Awesome Life Hacks Hidden In Your Own Body
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.

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

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

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6 Facts About The Environment (That Just Aren't True)
6 Facts About The Environment (That Just Aren't True)

It turns out that some of the lessons Captain Planet taught are about as useful as telling people to wipe their butts with recycled uranium fuel rods.

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7 Plastic Surgeries That Are Both Ghoulish And Unnecessary
7 Plastic Surgeries That Are Both Ghoulish And Unnecessary

If you thought things like chest hair implants were bizarre, then prepare to feast upon this hideousness.

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5 Insane Realities Of A Deadly Heat Wave
5 Insane Realities Of A Deadly Heat Wave

We spoke with Taha Anis in Karachi, Pakistan, where over 1,000 people died there this past June during a heat wave that saw temperatures topping 113 degrees Fahrenheit.

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