Cracked Archive - Science

5 Modern Things in Historical Images That Shouldn't Exist

Modern society invented everything great, and the rest of history is just a bunch of chumps squatting in holes. The thing is, some of that seemingly recent stuff has been around a lot longer than you'd figure.


6 Snobby Claims That Science Has Officially Debunked

It's our time. Our time to defeat the snobs. Are you with me? Then step into my teleporter, fellow snob-fighters; it's time for us to journey out into the world.


5 Easy Ways to Understand Game Theory (for Jerks)

Game theory is the study of how to choose the best move and to get the most stuff when other players are trying to take it. They should teach it after counting but before the alphabet


4 Brainwashing Tactics IKEA Uses From the Cult Handbook

From the moment we step inside, IKEA deploys sly manipulation tactics meant to lure us into purchasing shit we don't need.


5 Huge Scientific Advances Created by Even Bigger Dick Moves

You can't make an omelet without breaking some eggs, there are a few pioneers of medical research that arguably smashed entire cartons more than necessary to arrive at their world-changing breakthroughs.


5 Things Night Owls Understand That Morning People Never Can

People would think differently of night owls if they knew our dark, yawning secrets.


5 Reasons Life With Epilepsy is Weirder Than You Think

Eleanor Levinson has been living with epilepsy for ten years, so we figured we'd ask her what it's really like.


6 Bizarre Things Nobody Tells You About Weight Loss Surgery

Surgery is often seen as the easy way out for people who are too lazy to diet and exercise, like a cheat code to skinny. Let me assure you, it's not.


5 Studies That Prove Racism Is Still Way Worse Than We Think

Prejudice persists within ourselves, we're just less aware of it.


6 Weird Realities of My Life With an Awful Superpower

Superpowers are awesome, but did you know they exist in real life? They're just not quite as comic book-worthy.


6 Horrifying Implications of the Most Popular RPG Universes

In the course of building fictional worlds full of magic and wonder, game makers have thrown in a bunch of incredibly disturbing elements they're hoping you don't notice.


5 Seemingly Impossible Things Your Body Does Every Day

Turns out our stupid meatshells are actually working overtime to juggle ridiculously complicated tasks behind the scenes.


The 4 Most Ridiculous Products for Saving Time on Food

These B.S. gadgets claim to possess magical powers that will save you time and energy in all your food needs.


5 Bizarre Ways You Won't Believe Sound Screws With Your Body

It doesn't seem as sexy as light, but by noogie-ing sound into submission, you can make it do some pretty amazing stuff.


The 6 Most Horrifying Robotic Animals That Actually Exist

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so Mother Nature, consider these bizarre and terrifying abominations a compliment.