Cracked Archive - Science

5 Bullshit Facts About the Brain That Everyone Believes

Even the most reasonable-sounding brain facts everyone keeps repeating can be complete bullshit.


28 Amazing Facts About The Human Body

We don't put a lot of thought into these meatsacks we run around in.


5 Insane Ways to Abuse Your Body to Greatness (Tested)

Here are the decidedly non-scientific and mostly disastrous results of body hacking experiments, documented for posterity.


15 Life Cheats That Will Change Everything

You don't need years of hard work to make your life better. Just these wacky tips.


5 Important Things From History That No One Can Explain

There are still several major events in history that today's scientists, after years of extensive research, know precisely dick about.


4 Reasons Self-Pity is One of the Most Dangerous Emotions

I've learned that, while excessive self-pity is terrible for you in the long term, it's dangerously comfortable in the short term.


7 Creepy Physical Changes Your Mind Can Make in Your Body

The placebo effect has to be one of the all-time most baffling scientific phenomena we've run across.


19 Badass Tricks You Can Do With Ordinary Stuff

Science is great and all for discoveries and stuff. But it's really great for doing awesomely dangerous experiments.


5 Ways the World Changes When You Sober Up (for 24 Hours)

Here are a few things I learned when I finally got sober (for a day).


5 Modern Things in Historical Images That Shouldn't Exist

Modern society invented everything great, and the rest of history is just a bunch of chumps squatting in holes. The thing is, some of that seemingly recent stuff has been around a lot longer than you'd figure.


6 Snobby Claims That Science Has Officially Debunked

It's our time. Our time to defeat the snobs. Are you with me? Then step into my teleporter, fellow snob-fighters; it's time for us to journey out into the world.


5 Easy Ways to Understand Game Theory (for Jerks)

Game theory is the study of how to choose the best move and to get the most stuff when other players are trying to take it. They should teach it after counting but before the alphabet


23 Insane Surgeries You Won't Believe Actually Happened

They don't teach the cure for human stupidity in medical school.


4 Brainwashing Tactics IKEA Uses From the Cult Handbook

From the moment we step inside, IKEA deploys sly manipulation tactics meant to lure us into purchasing shit we don't need.


5 Huge Scientific Advances Created by Even Bigger Dick Moves

You can't make an omelet without breaking some eggs, there are a few pioneers of medical research that arguably smashed entire cartons more than necessary to arrive at their world-changing breakthroughs.