Cracked Archive - Tech


The 18 Most Incriminating Google Search Histories Possible

Google is great for a lot of things. But what's not great is the unfortunate way it can reveal to loved ones how screwed up your life really is.


25 Weirdly Specific Obsessions Hidden In Pop Culture

While we go about our busy lives, smoking pipes and seeing things through rose-tinted monocles, we don't ever stop realize how the littlest things tend to make everything we do that much easier.


4 Incredible Modern Technologies That Have Lost Their Luster

These technologies are still incredible, but it's happening. The groundwork for their fall from grace is being laid now.


4 Ways the Internet Is Creeping into the Real World

The Internet is not going to wait for us to get our heads around its intricacies. It's far too busy wrapping its own tendrils around the real world.


16 Insane Facts About the Making of Everyday Products

Our readers put their Google-fu to work and brought out the most insane processes involved in products we use every day.


The 29 Worst Text Messages You Can Receive

What happens when you receive a text message so ominous, you can't laugh at it? So ominous it's terrifying?


16 Tiny Things With Mind-Blowing Global Consequences

When it comes to moth wings and hurricanes, these wings turned out to be the strongest.


30 Most Baffling Design Flaws of Popular Products

As advanced as our society is, some nuisances that accompany things we use everyday seem pretty ridiculous.


6 Disturbing Trends That Might Ruin the Internet Forever

The Internet is taking its first baby steps toward respectability, but it still has a lot of growing up to do.


5 Signs the Tech Industry Finally Ran Out of Ideas in 2013

Like many of you, a love of gadgets is what I have instead of a soul. So when I say that 2013 was the year consumer tech completely ran out of ideas, I'm not coming at this like a Luddite.


30 Berserk Gifts (That Are Real)

If you're reading Cracked you're likely to be a sort of monocle-wearing fat cat just hemorrhaging money wherever you go. This is for you.


23 Instances Of Overlooked (Everyday) Weirdness

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of the processes that allow us to live our lives in comfort?


5 Hacking Myths You Probably Believe (Thanks to Movies)

My name is Caleb Brinkman. I'm a white hat hacker, which means I only hurt websites to make them stronger.


The 10 Biggest Password Mistakes People Make

Let us help you pick a password the Geek Squad won't die laughing at.


25 Google Doodles We Want to See Next

While some Google doodles are pretty awesome, we think they can do just a little bit better.