Cracked Archive - Weird World
Every parent dreams of having a kid who's a genius, or a star athlete, or something else that makes them famous by proxy. But not everything can be gymnastics and violins.
They say that there's nothing new under the sun, and that applies to more things than you realize.
- By Xavier Jackson
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Most of us are lucky if we can make it through life with even one outstanding talent. But some just aren't content with that.
- By Adam Wears
When it comes to lowering your expectations of the adult world, it doesn't get much better than finding out about this kind of crap.
- By Lillian Marx
We're not encouraging children to commit crimes, or applauding the terrible deeds committed by these kids. We're just saying we're kind of impressed.
Are the celebrations herein involving fire and dicks and animal shit any stranger than, say, New Year's Eve, or Mardi Gras? Actually, yes.
Obviously some people seem to be training to win the gold in the screwed-up priorities Olympics.
Millions of us are so terrified of or disinterested in having kids that we'll literally never do it. But the world's population keeps inflating like a balloon because there are plenty of people at the opposite end of that spectrum. Way, way at the opposite end.