Cracked Archive - Science

5 Math Lessons You Don't Really Need in the Real World

I feel qualified, as someone who's learned and forgotten it all, to explain which math subjects are actually completely useless for normal human beings.


5 Animals That Look Like Cartoons (Until They Kill You)

You shouldn't ignore or underestimate Mother Nature, no matter how innocent and unassuming her avatar might be.


5 Surprising Things That Manipulate Your Moods Every Day

Your emotions are dictated by the outside world in ways you might find bizarre and shocking.


5 Insane Ways Animals Changed the Course of Humanity

We humans are what we are due to help from a series of creatures most of us have very little respect for. So let's take a moment to appreciate them a little.


7 Normal Things That Become Horror Movies Under a Microscope

Nature is a beautiful ... from an extremely far and safe distance.


5 Eerily Human Things You Won't Believe Animals Do

Every once in a while we like to remind everyone of all of the insane ways animals are just like us.


5 Brain Disorders That Started as Evolutionary Advantages

It turns out some theories suggest that many times what we now call a disorder used to be an awesome advantage.


6 Things Movies Don't Show You About Being an Archaeologist

My name is Hadas Levine, and I'm the woman who has to pick up Indy's slack while he sword-fights and flirts with teenagers.


5 Mind-Blowing Things Found Hiding in Our Own Solar System

There's actually more to our sun's 'hood than meets the eye, and if you just give it a chance, it may surprise you.


The 6 Stealthiest Disguises in the Animal Kingdom

Luckily, there are no terrible spiders that look exactly like computer mice. Or...are there?


4 Plasma Technologies That Put Video Game Weapons to Shame

A video game developer's entire job is imagining awesome new technologies to explode, and even they can't beat plasma.