Cracked Archive - Weird World

Why 'The Grinch' Is MUCH Darker Than You Ever Realized

Spoiler alert: 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas!' is really about a community of traumatized people who live in constant fear of genocide.


6 Liars Who Found Unfathomable Fame Impersonating Authority

Be wary of individuals in clerical collars.


5 Awful Things You Learn About America As A Homeless Woman

Some things are just harder for women, from getting a job to finding pants with real pockets to the basic human right to pee standing up. Even homelessness.


5 Stupid Things Adults Do When Trying To Talk To Teens

I have spent a lot of time thinking about teens and studying them and muttering while creepily watching them from afar.


5 Notes Left On An Anti-Capitalist Bulletin Board

Welcome to our more perfect society.


7 People Who Took Justice Into Their Own (Insane) Hands

Real-life vigilantes are usually less like The Punisher and more like those two drunken Australians who foiled the robbery of a fast food joint by clumsily flailing after the bad guys with their fists.


7 Ways To Know It's Time To Break Up With Your Job

Sure, your job would never physically put you in harm's way, but that doesn't mean it isn't abusing you in other ways.


15 Real People With Skills Straight Out Of A Video Game

Warning: Your palms will sweat watching this stuff.


7 Insane Movie Scenes That Are Shockingly Common In Reality

If you find yourself being arrested for armed robbery, you can always blame it on someone else who was wearing a mask of your face.


8 Real-Life Horror Monsters Walking The Earth Right Now

Bears are absolutely adorable when they're stuffed or named Paddington. In the real world, not so much.


5 Things Only Helicopter Pilots Know About The World

Don't act like you never wanted to know what it's like to fly giant hunks of metal powered by spinning knives.


Horrifying Things Caused By Shockingly Naive Charities

Some of the most charitable gestures went straight to the crapper after folks overlooked some pretty glaring problems right from the jump.


5 Amazing Counter-Cultures You've Never Heard Of

Nothing sticks it to the man better than wearing expensive clothes before ceremoniously setting them on fire.


5 Things Only Meteorologists Know About Weather Reports

We talked to a meteorologist, David, to learn how he predicts the weather. There's a 75 percent chance that everything he told us is accurate.