Cracked Archive - Science

6 Subtle Ways The News Media Disguises Bullshit As Fact

The media has extremely subtle ways of manipulating your point of view in whichever way they see fit. Next time you open a paper, keep your eyes peeled for these techniques.


7 (Thankfully) Extinct Giant Versions of Modern Animals

In prehistoric times, you would've had to wear a diaper wherever you went on account of these pants-shittingly huge monsters ready to eat you.


6 Terrible Ideas That Science Says Will Save the Planet

Plans to save the planet straight from the scientists at 'Futurama' University.


The 6 Most Badass Robots (Invented Before Electricity)

You might think that robots are strictly a 20th century invention, but you'd be sorely mistaken: At the same time that the human race thought stomach aches were just tiny, enchanted dwarfs casting hunger spells, a few brilliant souls (possibly aliens) were actually building full functional robots.


6 Human Character Flaws (That Saved the Species)

It turns out that all of our bad habits came about for a reason, and in order to become nature's biggest winners, we first had to act like pretty big losers.


6 Shockingly Evil Things Babies Are Capable Of

Why, you little shit.


6 Logical Fallacies That Cost You Money Every Day

Your brain is a dangerous to the rest of yourself. Also, it's a dick.


The 6 Most Bizarre Global Warming Side Effects

Apparently the side-effects stretch further than smug hippies. Shocking, we know.


7 Movies You Didn't Know Can Come True (With Mental Illness)

Which mental disorder allows us to make out with Scarlett Johansson?


5 Clothing Innovations That Will be Annoying You Soon

Where are the jumpsuits?


The 7 Most Pointlessly Horrifying Plastic Surgery Procedures

Plastic surgery has blessed us with something our forefathers never had: huge boobs on skinny girls. But science, and shallow people with extra money to throw around, were not satisfied with that miracle.


6 Adorable Cat Behaviors With Shockingly Evil Explanations

There seem to be two kinds of people in the world: those who don't understand cats, and those who think cats are dicks. Guess which camp science is in?


6 Ways Your Body Loves to Screw You (Explained by Science)

Your body is out to destroy you, and we've got the science to prove it.


6 Ways You Can (Accidentally) Attract the Ladies: Update

It turns out many of the most important things you do to attract the opposite sex have nothing to do with skill.


5 Forms of Black Magic That Science Is Making Possible

Next stop: Dragons? PLEASE?!