Apparently, real longevity indicators are things you probably wouldn't guess in a hundred years (even if you managed to live that long).
Our old friend science has tracked down some of the completely random things that decide whether or not your memory will choose to function at a particular moment. Thanks, science.
Imagine you're an animal, attending your evolutionary family reunion. You might be surprised to find out how remarkably similar it is to your last family reunion: You spend the day trying to avoid 'that guy' that no one wants to admit you're related to, while the rest of your relatives randomly eat each other. This article is for the 'that guys.'
Let's face it, we all hate nature to varying degrees and for our own reasons. But surely nothing inspires loathing of the animal kingdom like the fact that its creatures are constantly trying to trick us.
he most dangerous animal on earth is man -- nothing you read in this article will change that. Animals kill for food and territory, and out of fear, but it takes a man to kill repeatedly, just for the fun of it ... usually ...
It's no shock to find out that remedies involving magic and ghosts don't really make your pain go away. It would be more of a surprise to learn that they do. Well ... surprise! (Sort of.)
Mother Nature is an evil bitch that wants us dead.
Space is full of mysteries, and you don't have to go far to find them. It's easy to forget that, after mankind went to the moon and found out it was just a boring, dusty ghost town.
Science has some bad news for you: The behaviors of the elderly that you write off as old-person lameness, and your behavior that the elderly credit to dickish rebellion, are all based in biology. And no, you can't stop it.
Everyone knows sausages are awesome. Not everyone knows newspapers can kill you.
You might think of insects as gross or scary, but you probably don't think of them as evil. But, upon closer inspection, we actually think they are.
While we at Cracked like to regularly terrify our readers with tales of all the frightening creatures we share the planet with, we should always keep one thing in mind: Nature is always finding ways to top itself.
There are places even more toxic to joy and life than the YouTube comment section (and the commenters who manage to reproduce there). These life-forms put every human who has ever claimed to be 'extreme' to shame. After all, they manage to survive ...
Sometimes the things that seem deadliest aren't so much deadly as they are inconvenient.