Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Foreign School Rules Way Better Than The American Version

There are several ready-made solutions to our many, many educational problems. All we have to do is swallow our pride and let other countries teach us how to become more better at schooling.


5 New Products That Seem Amazing Til You Apply Basic Science

We're pretty much living in a porno parody of 'The Jetsons.'


31 Inconsequential Things That Make You Insanely Angry

Warning: Do not read this article if you have high blood pressure.


5 Dark Realities Of Living Through The 1980s AIDS Crisis

We spoke to an HIV-positive gay man to find out what it was like to live in America at the height of the AIDS crisis.


5 Horrifying Ways Old Hollywood Was A Living Hell

Today's Hollywood elite have it easy compared to the stars of your grandparents' and great-grandparents' generations.


5 Horrifying Realities Behind The Scenes Of An Airport

To get a look at the dark underbelly of air travel, we talked to Ben, a ticket agent at San Diego International, James, a baggage handler at Seattle-Tacoma, and Bob, who cleans airplanes.


4 Recent Controversies Even Dumber Than You Can Imagine

In case you weren't outraged enough, we present you even more trivial crap to lose your gourd over.


I Swear I'm Not A Drug Dealer: Making A Living Selling Spice

Turns out that while spice trading has lost some of its bloody, colonial-era edge, it still remains a risky, dirty trade.


Amazon Thinks I'm Some Sort Of Serial Killer In Training

Amazon is great at reminding you that you've lost a cherished part of your family.


5 Reasons Hunting With Hawks Is Shockingly Awesome And Gross

Our main question: 'Do you wear a bird-themed costume and if not, why not?'


11 Sources Of Seriously Easy Cash (Right In Your Body)

Strapped for cash? Turn to your body's massive stockpile of natural resources.


7 Heroically Dumb Projects The Government Blew Your Taxes On

The people tasked with running our country have wasted so much money over the years on so many stupid things, it's amazing there's anything left to spend.


6 Amazing Inventions You're Being Denied For Stupid Reasons

There are some very basic things that are standing in the way of the sci-fi future we were promised.


I Get Paid To Write Fake Reviews For Amazon

Some businesses have become so desperate for five stars that they're paying for positive reviews online, a crime filthier than the rats running around that El Paso Chinese place.


How Actual Nazis Are Influencing Trump (More Than He Knows)

In the insanity that is the 2016 election, a few thousand loud, angry, and mostly very young people have found themselves acting, collectively, as some of Donald Trump's most valued advisers.