Cracked Archive - Tech

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.


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.


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.


14 Website Mergers We Wish Would Happen

Whether it's music or movie trailers, mash-ups tend to work better in the digital realm. We asked you to take that lesson to it's logical conclusion, and mash up entire websites.


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.


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.


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.


23 Website Warning Labels That Ought to Exist

We all know that the Internet is a dangerous place. We asked you to show us the labels that should be legally attached to our favorite websites.


6 Websites That Misunderstand Their Audience (Hilariously)

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


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.


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.


The 9 Most Unnecessary Gadgets Money Can Buy

It's hard to comprehend how people poker-facedly try to sell us gadgets that actually manage to complicate the task they're intended to help with. And we'll buy them.


22 Google Searches of Famous Fictional Characters

Google has been a lifesaver since its beginning. Here are some characters who could've benefitted greatly from just one Google search.


5 Ways Your Nerd Gadgets Are Killing You

While standard warnings turn out to be alarmist garbage, our geek toys are wreaking havoc in completely unexpected, and amazingly stupid, ways.


23 Apps You Wish You Could Install in Your Brain

It's only a matter of time before you can download apps directly to your brain. We asked you to show us the ones that we'll want to download first.