Cracked Archive - Science

5 Insane Myths Your Grandma Told You (Science Says Are True)

Some folk cures and bizarre warnings have stuck around for a reason, and it just took science a while to catch up.


5 Things Your Doctor Really Wants to Say to You (But Won't)

On behalf of frustrated doctors everywhere, here are a few things I'd love to say to my patients' faces if it wouldn't land me in another sensitivity seminar.


5 Shockingly Unexpected Cures for Common Health Problems

The cure was inside you all along. Well, you have the ability to put it inside you anyways.


5 Bizarre Realities of Taking Unapproved Drugs for Money

You might should consider becoming a professional medical test subject if your dream job is taking ungodly amounts of narcotics and exposing your genitals to strangers.


18 Mutant Superpowers You Won't Believe Real Humans Have

It turns out that the X-Men exist ... kind of. But in place of optic blasts and telekinesis, there's bulging eyeballs and strong genitals.


5 Advanced Weapons Clearly Invented by a 6-Year-Old

When you venture beyond the obvious things that go bang and boom, you'll find an array of non-lethal weapons that appear to draw their inspiration directly from the mind of a child.


5 Math Lessons You Don't Really Need in the Real World

I feel qualified, as someone who's learned and forgotten it all, to explain which math subjects are actually completely useless for normal human beings.


5 Animals That Look Like Cartoons (Until They Kill You)

You shouldn't ignore or underestimate Mother Nature, no matter how innocent and unassuming her avatar might be.


5 Surprising Things That Manipulate Your Moods Every Day

Your emotions are dictated by the outside world in ways you might find bizarre and shocking.


5 Insane Ways Animals Changed the Course of Humanity

We humans are what we are due to help from a series of creatures most of us have very little respect for. So let's take a moment to appreciate them a little.