Cracked Archive - Science

6 Ridiculous Science Myths You Learned in Kindergarten

Teachers are people, too, and people have this nasty tendency to occasionally lob whatever untruth comes flying at them right back at somebody else like a game of bullshit ping pong.


6 Horrifying Things That Happen Before You Leave the Womb

The real world bites, but it's sure better than where you came from.


5 Creepy Creatures We Wish Science Hadn't Just Discovered

Every once in a while we uncover a species so vile and so contrary to all that we consider precious and good that it makes us seriously wonder if all this exploration nonsense is worth the hassle.


6 Bizarre Things That Make Your Memory Worse Than You Think

Thank you, science, for providing us with valid reasons for being forgetful assholes.


15 Science Myths You Probably Believe (Thanks to Movies)

Before the Internet, people learned science from Hollywood.


6 Ways Technology Can Give You Super Senses

Finally, science is pulling its weight and making us worthy of a Marvel cover.


5 Petty Arguments You Won't Believe Have Scientific Answers

In science, there are no dumb questions. Except for these.


5 Creepy Medical Treatments That Actually Work

If you're willing to keep an open mind about horrifying medical practices, we've got the stuff for you.


6 Weirdly Human Things You Won't Believe Animals Do

Many of our four-legged or winged friends exhibit eerily human-like behavior that will make you question what it really means to be intelligent.


5 Incredible Ways Dogs Can Read Your Mind

Lying to your dog is scientifically impossible.


6 Things You Use Every Day Made Smaller Than a Human Hair

Apparently scientists are consulting Rick Moranis for new inventions.


5 Psychological Flaws That Warp the Way You See the World

So warped is your brain that you didn't even mean to click this article.


5 Awesome Stars You Won't Believe Science Class Left Out

Our education system has failed us once more.


5 Everyday Things That Go Totally Nuts in Zero Gravity

Who needs drugs when you have zero gravity?


5 Horrifying Truths About Being a Medical Doctor

Being a doctor isn't just about lots of sex and cocaine parties -- in fact, it's mostly not about that at all.