Cracked Archive - Science

5 Tiny Wording Tricks That Can Totally Change Someone's Mind

Would you like to buy a vowel? According to science, maybe.


The 6 Most Intriguing Stupid Questions Answered by Science

Does science waste time on frivolous experiments? Yep, but sometimes they pay off.


5 Myths About Illegal Drugs You Probably Believe

As with many things on which opinions vary so widely, much of what you've been told is utter horseshit.


6 Horrifying Dark Sides of Creatures You Think Are Adorable

It's always the pretty ones who hurt you the most.


6 Half-Assed Ways Scientists Made Mind Blowing Discoveries

Looking to discover a new animal species? Have you tried eBay?


5 Math Equations That Change the Way You See the World

Making math cool is like trying to make


6 Ways to Beat the Heat Without Air Conditioning (Or Money)

The wealthy can afford to fight the heat, with their central air conditioning, and seaside villas, and chilled top hats, but for the rest of us, this is just something we have to put up with. Right?


The 5 Luckiest Accidents That Scientists Passed Off as Skill

This might come as some surprise, given everything Cracked has written about them, but it turns out that not every scientist is evil. In fact, most are just lucky idiots.


The 5 Most Impressively Convoluted Traps Set by Animals

Some animals refuse to play by the rules.


5 Shockingly Crazy Ideas Behind Huge Scientific Discoveries

Some of the most important innovators in history were just as interested in voodoo as they were in science, and often stumbled across their greatest works by accident.


The 6 Most WTF Medical Procedures That Inexplicably Exist

For all the awesomeness medicine provides, it also has its disinfected fingers in a few weird pies that you never even knew existed.


5 Popular Medications You Won't Believe Mess With Your Brain

If you want to terrify yourself, go into your medicine cabinet and read all of the really weird side effects at the bottom of the label.


The 6 Most WTF Scientific Theories About Existence

We're not saying that any of these mind-blowing theories about the nature of everything are accurate, we're just saying that they were proposed by people smarter than us.