Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Brutal Realities Of Treating Chronic Pain

Amanda is part cyborg... kind of. She has a spinal cord stimulator implant, and told us how this all works.


5 Hobbies You Loved As A Child (And Why They Suck)

Were adolescence and all its assorted activities really what our nostalgia-prone brains cut them out to be?


6 Pleasant Surprises About Political Myths You Had All Wrong

Even the most straightforward political truths you've always heard aren't nearly as simple as people would like you to believe.


6 Things No One Considers Before Starting A Monkey Business

The phrase 'monkey business' is normally meant metaphorically. But what if it wasn't?


5 Shocking Confessions Of The Worst Salesman In The World

Despite seeing a road that was entirely made out of obstacles, I pursued my new career as The Most Annoying Man In The World.


6 Real-Life Horror Movies Your History Teacher Skipped Over

Our modern world was made possible by a whole lot of superstition, cruelty, and teeth harvesting on the part of our forefathers.


9 Unbelievable Urban Legends (That Happen To Be True)

Maybe read these with the lights on.


The 5 Most Evil Ways Anyone Ever Got Rich

It turns out there have been plenty of psychopathic killers in history for whom a lifetime of mayhem and mutilation was just their way of paying the bills.


11 Great Halloween Costumes For (People Who Hate Their) Kids

Apart from naming them, picking a Halloween costume is the most nerve-wracking decision you'll ever make for your kid.


5 Creepy Diseases You Won't Believe Are Medically Possible

Watching Seinfeld makes some people literally ill. What's the deal with that!


5 Destructive Sides Of Celebrity Culture No One Talks About

Society has decided that being famous is the most important thing in the world. And that's a big problem.


5 Famous 'Paranormal' Phenomena (Easily Debunked By Science)

In keeping with our storied tradition of ruining everyone's fun, here are some more examples of famous paranormal phenomena that seem to have some compelling evidence behind them ... until you look a bit closer.


5 Famous Horror Movies You Won't (Want To) Believe Came True

Just because a horror plot is outlandish, that doesn't mean it couldn't actually happen ...


7 Archaeological Discoveries Out Of Your Darkest Nightmares

This is the body of Xin Zhui, a Chinese noblewoman who died over 2,000 years ago, yet continues to be blessed with the skin, flesh, organs, and sunny disposition of a fairly fresh corpse.


5 Eerie Ways Entire Groups Went Insane Science Can't Explain

There's no way thousands of people just independently go crazy in the exact same way and for no reason, right? Wellll ...