Cracked Archive - Science

5 Things You Learn When Your Body Can't Stop Bleeding

Sometimes being an impending blood explosion is wacky, sometimes it's terrifying, but it's rarely ever dull.


6 Dark Secrets Harbored By Your Favorite Foods

We all like to think we can add a few years to our lives by carefully choosing what we buy at the grocery store, but sometimes you'd be better off closing your eyes and throwing the first thing you find into your cart.


6 Reasons We're Closer To Discovering Aliens Than You Think

After telling us for decades that the prospect of finding life in other planet was a crapshoot, science is finally coming to our side.


5 People Who Laugh In The Face Of Their Disabilities

There are people in this world who have taken that disability and body-slammed victimhood balls-first through a table made of middle fingers.


5 Ways To Relax That Secretly Just Stress You Out

The last thing we want is you making some dumb mistake now and getting hurt or, ya know, 'disappearing.'


6 Weird Ways Your Job Might Be Killing You

No matter what job you have, there seems to be something out to get you.


6 Awful Realities Of Falling Into (And Out Of) A Coma

We talked to Tim, who woke up from a coma and told us that, among other things, it's not as simple as 'waking up.'


5 Insane Lies You Probably Believe About American Families

As much as we hear about how shitty single parents are, how modern kids are all disrespectful murder-hooligans, and how absent black fathers are ruining a generation of youth, the truth is much different.


Major Surgery With No Painkillers: 5 Things I Learned

Cracked sat down with Vijay Welch-Young, a man who had chest-slicing, cancer-dicing heart surgery without general anesthesia, which means he was awake for THE WHOLE THING.


6 Lessons You Learn On Long Road Trips

It's 2 AM on a Monday and here you are, covered in blood, with a bag over your shoulder. And you're asking me to help you. It's just ... I dunno. I dunno man.


5 Sayings Smart People Love To Debunk (Science Proved True)

Psychologists have recently specified a new official personality category called


5 Tiny Things Secretly Determining Who You Have Sex With

The road to a successful relationship is so filled with surprising potholes and dangerous crevasses that it's kind of amazing the human race hasn't given up and gone extinct millennia ago.


6 Bizarre Medical Conditions That Shouldn't Be Possible

In the name of preparedness (and giving hypochondriacs something new to obsess over), we want to let you know of a few things.


5 Things I Learned Cutting My Boobs Off to Avoid Cancer

Some people know cancer is coming, thanks to a certain gene mutation they can get tested for. Rather than take this sitting down, Eden Dranger opted to have her boobs removed before they could make her sick.