Kung fu can be way crazier than the movies show you.
My name is Ian Overton, and a couple of years ago, I was roped into attempting the most indisputably batshit thing I have ever attempted.
In the interest of casting the sporting world in a light that Cracked's bookish audience might appreciate, I'm going to talk about words instead.
For a show that's planned ahead of time, the people in charge of planning it absolutely suck at their jobs.
Before I got sick of sucking in secondhand smoke at the tables and quit, I learned a few weird things about the art of betting on pictures of numbers and royalty to pay my rent.
This stuff is getting hard to ignore, you guys.
The history of wrestling is a never-ending list of increasingly ridiculous (and dangerous) gimmick matches.
Back before professional sports were a multi-billion-dollar industry that cared about things like public image and reputation, the world of sports was just one big game of leapfrog to see who could scare the crap out of the most people.
I've collected a few tips and tricks for people interested in learning how to play perhaps the laziest sport you can make millions playing on a professional level.
Every Olympics will have one or two crazy stories, but the 1904 Olympics takes the cake. It takes the insanity cake and eats it with its hands.
The Olympics have always been full of underdog stories, and consistently prove that you can overcome almost anything if you're determined, insane, or both.