There are huge, impressive teams of scientists working around the clock to make new and cheaper food scented concoctions that are close enough to pass your taste test. Thankfully, our readers are happy to enlighten you with the horribly disturbing truth about what you're eating.
Extreme weather has become a sort of boogeyman for humanity. And like any boogeyman, the urban legends and old wives' tales have completely outpaced the original threat.
There are some basics that everyone should know. Each of them sounds incredibly simple when it's explained, yet each of them will fool you again within days of reading this article.
Scientists are only human, and some humans are just plain crazy. Which is why, on occasion, those serious old men in their fine white coats up and throw sense straight out the window.
Black holes are what happens when the universe divides by zero and eats anything that tries to notice.
Not a day goes by without someone here at Cracked fantasizing about punching an animal for humanity's sake.
We're not saying that willpower and mental fortitude don't play a role. We're just saying that even if your mind is in the right place, the deck is still stacked against you in a bunch of different ways.
It's impossible to believe so much inconvenience could be anything other than intentional, and I like to take a minute to let myself believe that maybe it is.
Seeking, as always, to provide dangerously underresearched advice to our readers, Cracked set to work dangerously underresearching this.
There are two kinds of scientists in this world -- those whose discoveries will lead the planet into a new era of enlightenment, and those whose research will inevitably be stolen by terrorists who enjoy dressing up as snakes. This article is dedicated to this second group.
We follow the advice of self-help books or motivational guides -- sure, a lot of those things are probably BS, but it can't hurt to give them a try, right? (Hint: Wrong.)
We can say with a candor close to absolute certainty that nobody on Earth will ever see warp drive starships or quad-breasted space women from the Crab Nebula, because for a number of reasons, the chances of us ever meeting any aliens are slim to none. Why? Well ...