Cracked Archive - Tech

5 Social Networking Sins You Don't Know You're Committing
5 Social Networking Sins You Don't Know You're Committing

Cardinal rules of social networking that I've blundered through in the past weeks. Hopefully you can use this advice to avoid breaking the same rules yourself, or perhaps more likely, deliberately break them many times simply to troll people.

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12 Dangerously Irresponsible Steps to Building Your Own PC
12 Dangerously Irresponsible Steps to Building Your Own PC

Building a computer? If you're anything like me, this is not going to go very well for you.

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5 Things Technology Will Never Fix (And Why)
5 Things Technology Will Never Fix (And Why)

It's time to draw the line, and stop coddling our lazy, shiftless technologies. Here are the five biggest technological annoyances that still plague our devices each day.

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How Google Image Search Made Me a World-Famous Moron
How Google Image Search Made Me a World-Famous Moron

I discovered recently that hundreds of websites all over the western world feature my face, pressed hard against the driver's side window of a Toyota Camry (Limited Edition), staring at a set of keys locked hopelessly inside.

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The 7 Most Overused Words on the Internet
The 7 Most Overused Words on the Internet

These words tell us everything we need to know about the commenter and let us skip the post, safe in the knowledge that we're proving our childhood lessons wrong and getting smarter by not reading something.

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5 Ways the Modern World Makes You Extremely Easy to Stalk
5 Ways the Modern World Makes You Extremely Easy to Stalk

Almost every advanced gadget we use presents another crack that a creepy or malicious person could pry open if they got the urge to stalk us.

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6 Sci-Fi Technologies You'll Soon Have on Your Phone
6 Sci-Fi Technologies You'll Soon Have on Your Phone

Impressive new cellphone technologies are being developed each week, and there's no telling what wonderful procrastination possibilities our portable speak-boxes will have in a few years. Because we're telling you right now, some of this stuff borders on magic.

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The 8 Creepiest Cases of Identity Theft of All Time
The 8 Creepiest Cases of Identity Theft of All Time

Identity theft is one of the most widely committed crimes in the world. Sometimes the crimes are so elaborate and the consequences are so strange and unpredictable that it almost makes us want to cancel all our credit cards.

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4 Reasons to Not Take Embarrassing Pictures of Your Friends
4 Reasons to Not Take Embarrassing Pictures of Your Friends

It's not just Prince Harry or Michael Phelps. I've even seen this in person with my friends, on evenings when we've gathered for one of our regular naked drug roundtables.

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The 5 Most Baffling Things About Pinterest: Explained
The 5 Most Baffling Things About Pinterest: Explained

On Pinterest, people are free to share your pinned recipes, crafts, inspirational photos, etc. on their boards, and so on, at a rate of several billion times a second (probably). Got it? Okay, now here's where it gets weird.

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The 5 Most Terrifying Sci-Fi Upgrades to Deadly Weapons
The 5 Most Terrifying Sci-Fi Upgrades to Deadly Weapons

We do not necessarily approve of the use or even the manufacture of any of the following devices; we only feel a duty to alert you to their existence. Because they're insane.

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The 9 Most Hilariously Irresponsible Old-Timey Weapons
The 9 Most Hilariously Irresponsible Old-Timey Weapons

It turns out that fighting real-life crime back in the day was more like a James Bond movie, if Q designed the weapons while drunk.

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6 Websites That Misunderstand Their Audience (Hilariously)
6 Websites That Misunderstand Their Audience (Hilariously)

The most baffling websites to look at and realize: There's a person behind this.

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The Best TED Talk Ever Given
The Best TED Talk Ever Given

I'm here today to talk at you about problems. I've got my problems and you've got yours. In fact, I bet all of you smart, beautiful people have an inordinate amount of problems.

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4 Ways the Internet Changed Comedy (For Better and Worse)
4 Ways the Internet Changed Comedy (For Better and Worse)

At some point during the 21st century, society fully embraced the Internet, and comedy was forever changed for good and bad.

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