Cracked Archive - Science

5 Ways You're Accidentally Making Everyone Hate You

Feel worried about offending people on accident? Well, it's not the fault of


5 Psychology Studies Every Awkward Teenager Should Read

If we ever got the chance to go back in time to visit our lonely teenage selves we'd tell them to keep their chin up.


5 Things You Won't Believe Math Can Predict

Can science and mathematics quantify something as mysterious as the beauty of music, or the evil of the human spirit, or the madness of a panicked mob? Yeah, pretty much.


The 5 Most Badass Things Ever Done in the Name of Research

For most of us, research is something you 'Google.' For others, it's something that puts hair on your nether region.


5 Personal Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Someone

They say you should never judge a book by its cover. But when it comes to people, covers are the shit.


5 So-Called Signs Of Genius That Any Idiot Can Learn

Unfortunately, we can't turn you into a genius -- but we can do is teach you all the tricks you need to seem like one.


5 Mind-Blowing Ways Animals Display Human Emotions

There are some startlingly human traits that turn up in the creatures you'd least expect.


5 Old Wives' Tales About Health (Confirmed by Science)

You might be surprised to find out that some of that motherly health advice that sounds suspiciously like superstitious nonsense now wasn't so made up after all.


So Your Futuristic Theme Park Has Gone Out of Control

The best way to handle your murderous clones.


5 Innocent Things That Science Says Make People Hate You

Your many glaring personality flaws aside, sometimes the deck is just plain stacked against you for reasons you would never expect


The 5 Weirdest Things That Influence Your Dreams

Science is just beginning to understand the factors that control your dreams, but what we've discovered so far is weird as hell.


5 Shocking Side Effects of Foods You Eat Every Day

Food can and absolutely will affect you in plenty of other ways besides just filling your stomach. And it keeps getting weirder.


5 Medical Breakthroughs That Make Life Shockingly Easy

Damn it, science, it's the 21st century! Where's the pill that makes all of our human flaws disappear? Not far away apparently.


The 6 Craziest Beliefs Entire Cultures Have Held About Sex

We like to think we've got a pretty good handle on how sex works at this point, but to be honest, we'd have paid way more attention in sex ed class if they'd told us these things.


5 Animals Who Live Through a Horror Movie Every Day

As many unimaginable horrors as Mother Nature enjoys throwing at us, there are other, less fortunate animals out there who live their entire lives hunted by the kind of creatures that make horror movie villains pale in comparison.