Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Things About College Towns That Change Once You Leave
5 Things About College Towns That Change Once You Leave

Since I live in the same mountain range as my college town, I've managed to visit it a couple of times over the past two years -- an experience akin to something better than a haunted mansion of hacky sack ghosts.

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6 Weird Things You Experience In A Marching Band
6 Weird Things You Experience In A Marching Band

Cracked wanted to know if the middle school stereotypes about 'band geeks' hold true all the way at the top, so we sat down with a couple college marching band members. This is what we learned.

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6 Scientifically Impossible Scenarios You've Worried About
6 Scientifically Impossible Scenarios You've Worried About

There are several popular doomsday scenarios that movies and the Internet love to toss around, despite the fact that, according to science, they could never possibly happen.

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7 Ways Restaurants Screw You Over (With Science)
7 Ways Restaurants Screw You Over (With Science)

Everything from where you sit to the fake smells restaurants throw your way are making a damn fool out you.

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5 Frightening Hellholes (That Are Now Ordinary Places)
5 Frightening Hellholes (That Are Now Ordinary Places)

History never truly fades away. No, sometimes leftover monuments to the horrors of humanity are turned into vacation destinations.

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5 Ways Your Parents Changed Your Life When They Named You
5 Ways Your Parents Changed Your Life When They Named You

Sorry, Buck Suckley Jr., but what's on the inside doesn't mean shit. Your name is shaping who you are in shocking ways.

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8 Things That Made My Hospital Stay Extremely Uncomfortable
8 Things That Made My Hospital Stay Extremely Uncomfortable

I recently had occasion to spend several days in the hospital and, along the way, there were special levels and layers of lunacy that made my stay kind of unnerving.

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6 Techniques For Attacking Animals With Children
6 Techniques For Attacking Animals With Children

Surprisingly, very little information exists regarding attacking animals with your army of children.

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5 Harsh Truths That Will Make You Less Of A Jerk
5 Harsh Truths That Will Make You Less Of A Jerk

Humanity is primarily defined by its inability to grasp the obvious. And it bites us in the proverbial ass way more often than we realize.

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5 Things You Love That The People Who Made Them Despise
5 Things You Love That The People Who Made Them Despise

Everyone except Monty Python reveres Monty Python.

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5 Shockingly Insane Conspiracy Theories About World Leaders
5 Shockingly Insane Conspiracy Theories About World Leaders

People of a certain mindset have always held ill will toward whichever butt is occupying the real-world equivalent of the Iron Throne.

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5 Terrible Things You Learn As A School Bus Driver
5 Terrible Things You Learn As A School Bus Driver

The real Miss Frizzle would've let the bus run in a closed garage before dealing with those kids again.

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Exploring The Deceptively Mean World Of Reaction Videos
Exploring The Deceptively Mean World Of Reaction Videos

These videos get millions of views. People are actually watching this stuff. A lot of people. Who the hell are they?

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8 Networking Tips Used By The (Insane) Pros
8 Networking Tips Used By The (Insane) Pros

People who network are monsters. Successful ones, though. Here's how to become one of them.

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5 Ways You're Tricking Yourself Into Not Being Happy
5 Ways You're Tricking Yourself Into Not Being Happy

You know how I know you're not happy? Because a lot of the people telling you about happiness are lame as shit.

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