Cracked Archive - Tech

5 Mind Blowing Things Crowds Do Better Than Experts

There's nothing stupider than a crowd. Take an average, intelligent person and put him in an emergency and he'll likely remain calm and await instructions. Put him in a crowd and he'll start screaming, looting and overturning cars. Right? Well ... not really. That's why we have crowdsourcing.

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5 Sci-Fi Technologies People Achieved By Hacking the Kinect

Kinect turned out to be a virtual puppy petting machine and awkward wedding-dance simulator. But some particularly handy people took a look at the Kinect and saw the true potential.

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6 Devices Made for Aquatic Supervillainy

We've compiled this list of handy aquatic devices for the aspiring maniac to use in theme crimes, avenge the death of a beloved pet kraken or just really show a beach full of arrogant spring breakers WHAT IS UP NOW.

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7 Mind-Blowing Structures Built in Secret

Why would anyone build something impressive and keep it a secret? Plenty of reasons. Just know the next time you look out your window you could be staring straight at a secret.

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6 Companies That Are Clearly Catering to Supervillains

Thanks to the magic of the free market there are companies that sell sexy female bodyguards.

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The 7 Creepiest Old School Robots

Robots are terrifying, we all know that. And the creepily advanced ones have been around forever.

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8 Things You Won't Believe Can Be Hacked

If movies are to be believed, hackers are mostly kept busy kickflipping over the pentagon before sleeping in Mom's basement. But neither assumption is true.

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6 Reasons the Comments on This Article Will Be Useless

we've cataloged the different types of commenters available on the market today, listed which sites on the Internet have the worst commenters, and even provided advice on how to write more effective spam comments. But we haven't yet tackled the more fundamental question of whether there's even any value in allowing barely sentient ass-breathers to

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The Top 8 Unintentionally Hilarious Vehicles Ridden Into War

When the brilliance of military weaponry shines through, entire wars can be swung in one nation's favor. When the insanity wins, their designs wind up in a Cracked article.

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6 Shockingly Affordable Sci-Fi Inventions

Who would ever deny you a loan to get one of these?

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5 Aerial Battles That Put 'Top Gun' To Shame

The most badass things ever done in, or to, a fighter jet.

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8 WTF Aircraft Designs That Actually Caught Air

Aircraft designers can think outside the box just like everybody else. And what's most surprising of all is that all of the insane designs herein actually flew, with varying degrees of success.

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5 Projects You Won't Believe the US Government Is Working On

The mad inventor from the James Bond movies, Q, is real. Only there are lots of him, and they have a lot more money at their disposal.

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6 Technologies Conspicuously Absent from Sci-Fi Movies

To make sci-fi stories work, the writers often have to add completely arbitrary and pointless limitations to whatever futuristic technology turns up. But in the name of plot and drama, they sometimes wind up giving the people of the distant future gear that doesn't even work as well as ours does now, in the boring old present.

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