Cracked Archive - Science

5 Weird Inventions Science Is Creating Just to Gross Us Out

It seems some engineers would like to take us past the uncanny valley and make us empathize with our inevitable robot overlords.


5 Sentences You Never Have to Finish

Society has noticed that there are certain scenarios where a few unfinished words and a gesture or facial expression get the job done. Here are five.


Why 2013 Gave Us Reason to Care About Space Again

I firmly believe that a decade from now we will all look back on this year as one of the most important years of space travel in human history.


5 Weird Psychological Dangers of Giving People Gifts

The whole gift-exchange scenario is a lose-lose situation. Science has spent a surprising amount of time studying it an everything you thought you knew is wrong.


5 Basic Things You Won't Believe Science Can't Explain

In school you learned a few scientific concepts that prepared you for a lifetime of understanding. And we're about to take that away from you.


6 Substances That Wipe Their Ass With the Laws of Physics

It's worth reiterating that modern geniuses are more than capable of mooning physics with the twin butt-cheeks of innovation and technology.


5 Ways We're Designing Robots to Be Total Assholes

We have hit that theoretical point in time when our machines become bigger dicks than we are.


The 5 Most Epic Acts of Trolling in the History of Science

It turns out some scientists not only have a sense of humor, but can be sassy little shits if you give them half a chance ... even if it means damaging their own careers or entire scientific fields in the process.


Watch Cracked Live! Help Us Save the World!

As you've no doubt noticed, we here at 'the Cracked' are primarily motivated by charitable concerns ... just kidding!


5 True Stories of Killer Animals Too Unrealistic for a Movie

It's freaky when actual animals turn into serial killers, stalking prey and evading capture in a way that makes the shark in 'Jaws' look like an incompetent asshole.


6 Ridiculous Science Myths You Learned in Kindergarten

Teachers are people, too, and people have this nasty tendency to occasionally lob whatever untruth comes flying at them right back at somebody else like a game of bullshit ping pong.


6 Horrifying Things That Happen Before You Leave the Womb

The real world bites, but it's sure better than where you came from.


5 Creepy Creatures We Wish Science Hadn't Just Discovered

Every once in a while we uncover a species so vile and so contrary to all that we consider precious and good that it makes us seriously wonder if all this exploration nonsense is worth the hassle.


6 Bizarre Things That Make Your Memory Worse Than You Think

Thank you, science, for providing us with valid reasons for being forgetful assholes.