Cracked Archive - Science


22 Shocking Statistics That Change How You See the World

It's time for some real talk.


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.


The 21 Most Satisfying Scenes of Stuff Getting Destroyed

We're all enamored with the destruction that Hollywood presents us month after month. What's even cooler is when we get to watch controlled destruction in real life.


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.


6 Objective Reasons Why Your Fear of Bacteria Is Irrational

While there's nothing wrong with the desire to be clean, we're probably being a little too paranoid about our creepy-crawly little friends.


4 Things the Internet Can Shut the F**k Up About Anytime Now

The Internet ruins everything.


23 Horrifying Diseases You Won't Believe Existed

We present to you a boatload of crazy-sounding diseases ... that are absolutely real.


4 Healthy Eating Habits (That Are Killing People)

Let's start right here by saying that no one at Cracked is a doctor or qualified to give out professional health advice.


4 Things People Mistake for Signs of Aging

We all get older, and there are usually signs. But it's not exactly what you're thinking.


4 Amazing Computers Made Before Microchips Existed

Here are four ways we MacGyvered math out of machines without microchips.


5 Advanced Ancient Technologies That Shouldn't Be Possible

Modern humans are the best humans. Sort of ...


4 Things You Didn't Know Are Shortening Your Life

There's all kinds of weird crap that also affects our life-scope. For example, you can be killed early by any one of these.


4 Ways The World Can Actually End (That Would Be Worth It)

Here's how I hope to die someday.