Cracked Archive - Science


22 Mind-Blowing Catastrophes That Are Just A Matter Of Time

It turns out we're really living in the slowest developing Roland Emmerich movie ever.


6 Absurd Ways Modern Medicine Fails Because Of Sexism

Unfortunately, modern medicine firmly believes that all medical problems either affect everyone in exactly the same way or don't affect one gender at all.


22 Ridiculous Health Myths

Eating small meals doesn't do anything except keep you perpetually hangry.


5 Healthcare Rip-Offs The Industry Hopes You'll Never Notice

It turns out a lot of common healthcare practices don't really fit the definition of 'science-based medicine.'


22 Scientific Explanations That Can Make Life Less Annoying

If someone gets angry you handed them a shook up can of soda, now you can turn it in to a quick science lesson that probably won't save you.


5 Awful Things I Learned About Drugs Working At A Pharmacy

Misinformation, determined addicts and dealers ... just a few things you deal with as a gatekeeper of a great narcotics vault.


6 Horrifying Things The Nutrition Industry Won't Tell You

'Healthy' and 'unhealthy' foods trade places more often than pro wrestlers in a tag-team match.


My Eating Disorder That Ruins Thanksgiving: 4 Realities

It's called Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, and it means some people just can't eat that dry-ass turkey every year.


6 Space Projects That Will Guarantee Aliens Will Hate Us

What will Earth look like to you, a benevolent extraterrestrial emperor? The answer is 'A planet full of Darth Vaders hopped up on bath salts.'


5 Idiotic Things Science Shouldn't Have To Put Up With

Science isn't everything. It's given us a lot and granted wishes beyond ancient humanity's wildest dreams, but there are some things it just shouldn't have to do.


6 Hallmarks Of Disastrous Parenting (Confirmed By Science)

There are plenty of parenting techniques that just seem like common sense, until science comes in and points out how your well-meaning habits are just making things worse.


20 Mind-Blowing Facts That Seem Like Bullsh#t (But Aren't)

And, still, we're sure the comments will be full of people claiming to be experts on Saturn and how these are all B.S.


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.