Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 5 Most Evil Ways Anyone Ever Got Rich
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.

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

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5 Creepy Diseases You Won't Believe Are Medically Possible
5 Creepy Diseases You Won't Believe Are Medically Possible

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

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5 Destructive Sides Of Celebrity Culture No One Talks About
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.

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

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

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7 Archaeological Discoveries Out Of Your Darkest Nightmares
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.

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

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5 Creepiest Ways People Were Tormented For Years
5 Creepiest Ways People Were Tormented For Years

True ruinous harassment takes a special kind of person. It takes madness, it takes evil, and most of it all, it takes devotion.

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How I Tried (And Failed) To Stop Snoring With A Didgeridoo
How I Tried (And Failed) To Stop Snoring With A Didgeridoo

For me, snoring has become serious. So that's why I bought a didgeridoo.

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The 5 Most Astonishingly Lucrative Petty Crimes Of All Time
The 5 Most Astonishingly Lucrative Petty Crimes Of All Time

The road to riches can actually be paved with petty misdemeanors.

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5 Real Museums Scarier Than Any Haunted House
5 Real Museums Scarier Than Any Haunted House

Sorry, Iowa Tractor Museum, but these terrifying museums really highlight the fact that you're the 'Gary from accounting' of educational institutions.

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5 Surprising Ways The Modern World Makes Raising Kids Harder
5 Surprising Ways The Modern World Makes Raising Kids Harder

I've come to discover that asking the Internet for advice on raising babies is the exact opposite of helpful.

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You've Met One Today: 5 Creepy True Facts About Psychopaths
You've Met One Today: 5 Creepy True Facts About Psychopaths

Sure, some of them are serial killers. The vast majority are not. And they're everywhere.

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