Cracked Archive - Extras

Saying Goodbye To Jack O'Brien, Cracked's Cool Dad

Legendary Cracked Editor-in-Chief Jack O'Brien has, after 11 years, left the company for browner pastures. So, some of us who worked with him have collaborated to prepare a kind of eulogy because he is, of course, now dead to us.


17 Sneaky Industry Tricks To Make Food More Appealing

The food industry apparently is loaded with the best cons on the planet.


9 Items That Will Give You An Edge On Your Next Job Hunt

Give your application a leg up against the competition by learning these skills that are useful for every industry.


Modern America, Explained With Charts

America's a lot easier to understand in chart form.


17 Ways Buying Stuff Has Become Infuriatingly Complicated

Why does the world have to make it so difficult for us to make poor financial decisions?


Skills That Will Prepare Us For The Looming Machine Uprising

Let's face it, the Automation Armageddon is upon us. And you're going to have to make yourself useful to the industries that still need brain flesh to function.


13 Loot Boxes For The Nerd Who Wants Some Mystery In Life

As proud nerds, we know firsthand that Loot Crate is the best bundle of pop culture immersion you can get.


28 Dumb Things That Make You Happier Than They Should

Let's take a moment to honor the smaller, finer moments of life.


10 Ways To Make Air Travel Suck Just A Little Bit Less

If you've seen the news lately, flying is just awful. Fortunately, there's a whole world of consumer goods designed to make air travel feel slightly less heinous.


22 Quotes To Get You Through The Tough Times

Print these out and stick them in your Trapper Keeper. (We know you all still carry one.)


Do You Want To Build A Robot? 3 Totally Easy DIY Kits

These packages let you build something cool without having to track down hundreds of identical tiny capacitors and resistors.


15 Quick Charts To Help You Troubleshoot Daily Life

Because we all have a tough time getting through the day unscathed.


19 Customer Service Fails That Actually Happened To Us

Everyone has their own 'suffered a broken nose being dragged off a plane' story.


4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Be On The Internet Without A VPN

In our current climate of warrantless surveillance and indiscriminate data collection, having constant access to the internet has become a liability as much as a convenience.