Cracked Archive - Science

5 Surprising Ways Your Senses Are Lying To You

Your sense lie to you all the time.


5 Famous Children's Toys That Have Weirdly Adult Origins

Invention isn't always the child of necessity.


The Coolest Scientist In History (You've Never Heard Of)

Who the heck is this guy?


5 Parts Of Daily Life You Had No Idea Are Totally Disgusting

Modern life is full of traps for all sorts of nasty crud.


5 Real Medical Stories That Are Pure Skin-Crawling Horror

A lot of medical problems read like horror movie scripts.


Nuts Will Make You A Sexual Dynamo, Says Nut Industry

Pass me the filberts, baby. The night is young.


How Much Coffee Is Too Much Coffee? Science Has No Clue

Is there even really a such thing as 'too much coffee?'


5 Innocent Everyday Habits That Are Screwing Up Your Health

Even the most seemingly innocent habits can do disastrous things to the meat shell your brain pilots.


Poll: American Kids Want To Be YouTubers, Not Astronauts

Neither steps or leaps required for sitting behind a webcam all day.


5 Failed Attempts To Scientifically Prove The Afterlife

It's just the wind ... or is it?


6 Very Stupid Questions With Very Smart Answers

No serious person would ask these questions ... but we got serious answers anyway.


4 Horrible Biases That Are Baked Into Everybody's Brain

Sometimes our big, dumb brains are just flat-out wrong.