Cracked Archive - Science

5 Things Night Owls Understand That Morning People Never Can

People would think differently of night owls if they knew our dark, yawning secrets.


5 Reasons Life With Epilepsy is Weirder Than You Think

Eleanor Levinson has been living with epilepsy for ten years, so we figured we'd ask her what it's really like.


6 Bizarre Things Nobody Tells You About Weight Loss Surgery

Surgery is often seen as the easy way out for people who are too lazy to diet and exercise, like a cheat code to skinny. Let me assure you, it's not.


5 Studies That Prove Racism Is Still Way Worse Than We Think

Prejudice persists within ourselves, we're just less aware of it.


6 Weird Realities of My Life With an Awful Superpower

Superpowers are awesome, but did you know they exist in real life? They're just not quite as comic book-worthy.


6 Horrifying Implications of the Most Popular RPG Universes

In the course of building fictional worlds full of magic and wonder, game makers have thrown in a bunch of incredibly disturbing elements they're hoping you don't notice.


5 Seemingly Impossible Things Your Body Does Every Day

Turns out our stupid meatshells are actually working overtime to juggle ridiculously complicated tasks behind the scenes.


21 Tricks Stores Use to Control Your Brain

Stores know you better than yourself, and have no problem taking advantage of that.


19 Body Hacks That Make You Awesome at Everyday Life

Even nature has a cheat code.


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.