Cracked Archive - Tech

5 Terrible Things We Only Know Because of the Internet

If it wasn't for the Internet, you'd happily live your life unaware of all kinds of terrible things. Here are a few of them.


The 6 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Buildings Ever Proposed

Architectural design straddles a fine line between inspiration and lunacy.


6 Ways Smart Technology Has Made Things Dumber

More than a few times a new piece of technology foisted upon consumers has actually been significantly worse in some aspect than its predecessor.


Drones: The Movie Pixar Doesn't have the Balls to Make

Job prospects are bleak for a drone returning home from the horrors of war.


6 Everyday Things That Look Completely Insane in Slow Motion

Water balloons popping and Slinkies falling from the sky are the reason slow motion technology exists.


5 Terrifying Smartphone Hacks You Won't Believe Are Possible

The downside of storing your entire world inside an ass-pocket-dwelling supercomputer is that there are always those who are itching to turn that technology against you in ways you'd never expect.


5 Machines That Are Already Learning Humanity's Weaknesses

If the machines ever do become sentient and dispatch deathbots, it'll only be to make us feel better, because the devices that already know our weaknesses are just too embarrassing.


The 5 Coolest Things We've Ever Sent Into Orbit

Behold five inanimate orbital objects so awesome, the reason we say 'Goodnight, Moon' is to get rid of it and sleep with the sexy hardware we elevated instead.


4 Ways the Internet is About to Improve Entertainment

Let's try a little optimism for once: If you look in the right places, there are some pretty cool things happening right now.


5 Ways the Internet Is Like a Bad Spouse

Yep, the Internet is a lot like the last person in the world you'd ever want to marry.


The 5 Most Terrifying Robot Advances in Recent History

Robots are terrifying. And they are only getting worse.


5 Things That Should Get You Banned from the Internet

'Kill yourself' is how the Internet says 'Maybe you should work on this.'


4 Positive Trends the Internet Doesn't Get Enough Credit For

I suspect that we might be doing all of these by accident.


5 Amazing Advances That Are About to Make Hard Work Obsolete

You industrious types who take great joy in doing difficult tasks -- go clean your gutters. For the rest of our lazy brethren who are still reading this, probably from bed, we're here to tell you that the future is bright.