Cracked Archive - Tech

6 World-Changing Inventions (That Failed Spectacularly)

We as a society tend to lose our minds over any crackpot idea, no matter how obviously flawed and ultimately unworkable it is.


17 Badass Gadgets You Didn't Realize You Needed

We're pretty much living in the age of James Bond gadgets here.


5 Reasons Why Passwords Are Useless

If the DNC can be hacked with so little effort, we're all at risk.


9 'Smart' Products Clearly Designed For Stupid Rich People

Once we realized our phones were great for smartening up, we assumed everything else would work better with computers in them. We were wrong.


5 Crappy Sides Of YouTube Stardom No One Talks About

Being a YouTube celebrity sounds like a pretty awesome deal, right? Well ...


5 Important Things That Are Scarily Easy To Break Into

While we fret about the cloud and our emails, randos keep waltzing into 'secure' areas using all the criminal guile of blind toddlers on an Easter egg hunt.


5 Websites That Started Out As Something WAY Different

Several websites you've probably used today required a whole bucket of turd polish before they finally found their way.


How Samsung Can Recover From Their Exploding Phone Fiasco

I'm no fancy-pants marketing executive, but off the top of my head, I think it would behoove Samsung to consider the following.


5 Apps That Have Rampant Discrimination Built In

You probably have a couple dozen sitting innocently on your phone right now, not realizing the havoc they are just waiting to cause.


5 Huge Driverless Car Problems (Besides The Obvious Ones)

The widespread adoption of these cars has potentially even greater implications than just murdering every single one of us. Even world changing ones.


6 Scientific Reasons Facebook Turns Everybody Into A Jerk

The internet had such promise.


5 Simple Tricks The IT Department Uses (That You Should Not)

All of this computer magic is at the tip of your fingers - leave it there.


5 Awesome Ways People Are Defeating Drones

Self-defense against drones is now a moral imperative.


5 Ghastly Historical Creations That Prove There's No God

Technology is meant to assist or augment our tasks, not assist or augment our nightmares.


5 Popular Apps You Didn't Know Were Messing With Your Head

One day, we might all become more app than human. Until then, here are some examples of our impending assimilation.