Cracked Archive - Science

6 Unassuming Animals That Are Secretly Immortal

It turns out some animals living in our world seem to be kicking death in the ass just by hanging around and doing what they do.


5 Terrifying Things Nobody Tells You About Health Care

Here is a handy manual for the unexpected shocks and nasty surprises you are likely to encounter during your time on the health care carousel.


5 Ways You Didn't Realize You're Making Your Pet Hate You

You may be unwittingly engaging in behaviors that are making your pet's life a living hell.


4 Real Science Experiments Clearly Designed by Michael Bay

Real-world scientists and engineers make 'special' effects look like a euphemism. Behold, four real science and engineering videos that apply a significant podal positive impulse to a lot of gluteus maximus.


5 Disturbing Ways Insects Can 'Hack' Nature

At this very instant they're out there, cracking the most primeval codes in existence.


5 Mind-Blowing Ways Science Has Hacked the Human Body

Science fiction taught us that when science starts modifying the human body, it's going to involve robot parts and genetic modification gone terrifyingly wrong. But the reality is that the body modifications that are right around the corner are way less frightening and quite a bit more useful.


5 Simple Ways to Trick Yourself into Not Feeling Pain

It turns out there unexpected ways to reduce pain, and we're not referring to your grandpa's preferred method.


6 Horrifying Animal Kills Science Didn't Think Were Possible

Nature is brutal and uncaring, and should be utterly destroyed.


5 True Stories That Shatter Your Image of Famous Rock Icons

Like anyone else, the rock music rebel who doesn't die before he gets old has to grow up some time. When they do, the results can often be the exact opposite of rocking.


5 Ridiculous Health Myths You Probably Believe

It's a thankless task, knocking down these myths, but one we believe is for the ultimate good of humanity.


8 Ordinary Things That Look Insanely Cool Under a Microscope

A really powerful microscope is the sort of thing nobody would buy for entertainment, yet we can't shake the feeling that if we had one, we'd use it all the time.


The 6 Coolest Survival Traits Designed by Evolution

It turns out that, occasionally, evolution will reach way the hell out of the box and come back with solar-powered lizards and Iron Man snails.


5 Ways Your Brain Is Tricking You into Being Miserable

Everyone wants to be happy, but the biggest obstacle to that is the mushy thing inside your skull that you think with.


The 5 Most Badass Things Ever Done in Space

Space never stops being cool.


The 7 Most Bizarre Natural Phenomena Caught on Camera

Here are a few natural phenomena that prove nature is probably just screwing around with us.