Cracked Archive - Science

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.


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.


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.


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.


5 Animal Myths Everyone Believes (That Are Total B.S.)

We're here to break what we call the 'Circle Of Dumbass,' wherein one dumbass passes down bunk knowledge to another and then it passes again, and again ...


5 Scientific Reasons Body Swapping Might Be Possible

Here for your new-life-starting pleasure, are the most scientifically promising ways that we might one day be able to swap bodies with some rube.


5 Ways The Grieving Process Turns Us Selfish

Sometimes we act more selfishly than we should when dealing with the illness of a loved one.


The 6 Most Ridiculous F***-Ups In The History Of Science

Guess what: scientists are just normal people who get up every morning, drive to work, and occasionally screw up in excruciatingly highfalutin' ways.


6 Insane Discoveries Straight Out Of A Sci-Fi 'Frozen'

Science is the coolest thing in the Universe, and it can prove it.


6 Reasons You Can't Trust Science Anymore

Publication is an important way for scientists to share research and advance their careers. Here's how it's destroying science.


23 Insane Science Stories The News Forgot To Tell You

Science is awesome. And science news is the kind of stuff we should really be digesting the most of.


5 Amazing Superpowers We'd Be Bored With After A Week

Can humanity ruin this awesome science stuff? Spoiler alert: Yes.


Awake During Brain Surgery: 5 Bizarre Things You Experience

We spoke to Christie, Emily and Kevin about the strange things you experience when medical professionals cut your skull open and start playing around inside.


Rat Boners And Drunk Birds: 5 Hilarious Animal Experiments

Remember that for every guy in a lab coat torturing red pandas, there are plenty of hilariously lighthearted experiments.