Cracked Archive - Tech


The 26 Stupidest Invention Ideas (You'd Use Every Day)

Idiotic patents that would actually help improve things around here.


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.


5 Modern Technologies That Are Way Older Than You Think

It turns out that many of the technologies we automatically peg as modern are actually way older than we think.


The 5 Most Stupidly Disastrous Military Computer Glitches

Highly trained military personnel, despite the whole 'highly trained' part, are oftentimes just as bad with computers as we are.


21 Web Browser Features We Desperately Need

There are web browser plugins and settings that do everything from block ads to convert every page to Klingon. But they still don't touch most common we annoyances. We asked you to show us what features would make browsing the web, videos etc truly tolerable. The winner is below, but first the runners up ...


5 Advanced Technologies Nature Does Better Than Scientists

Sometimes we need to man up and admit that we're not always the best at what we do. In some cases, nature just rolls its eyes, pushes the scientists out of the way, and shows us how it's done.


3 Despicable Internet Behaviors (That Are Really Your Fault)

Hey, did you hear? Humanity is doomed. Everyone on the Internet is saying so.


If Gadgets Talked S#!% Behind Your Back

Examining the terrifying existential implications of 'Toy Story's sentient dolls and action figures. But gadgets are the species of sentient inanimate object that would probably make things the most powerfully weird for the modern world.


4 Reasons the Internet Has Made Everyone an Entitled Dick

Why is it that you and I and everyone else on the Internet are so convinced the world owes us everything, quickly, of the highest quality, and free? How did we get to be such self-entitled little bastards?


6 Awesome Easter Eggs Hidden in Programs You Use Every Day

It turns out some of the programs and websites you use every day are filled with hidden jokes or secret features that prove that programmers are even nerdier than we had assumed.


6 Simple Products That Advertisers Pretend Are Complicated

How do you make people buy your mundane product instead of your competitor's? With pure BS, of course.


20 Tiny Changes That Would Ruin Famous Technologies

What would've happened if tech developers called it a day half way through creating our most iconic devices?