Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 5 Most Insane Things People Did To Avoid Being Late

Some people refuse to tell lies, or behave rationally, or do anything that wasn't 100 times worse than just being late for whatever it was they were late for.


6 Amazing Prizes That Sucked When They Read The Fine Print

Always read the fine print, unless you're into winning 5-ton paper weights.


The 6 Most Unintentionally Horrifying Moments In Kids' Games

Many of the horrors of your childhood came from things designed specifically for children. We wonder if kids even knew they were playing nightmare fuel, or if they just rolled with it.


What We're All Getting Wrong About Pickup Artists

Roosh V is so perfectly hateable, I'm still not entirely convinced that he isn't part of a secret marketing campaign by Big Rape Whistle.


5 Apocalyptic Chain Reactions (That Have Already Started)

If you like the fact that you're able to read this article on your smartphone, congratulations -- you and your damn space debris will kill us all.


5 Shockingly Lazy Ways Famous People Recycled Their Old Work

These people literally took their old work and tried to pass it off as new without changing a single thing.


5 Insane Subcultures That Might Become The Next Hipster

Guys, we've gone and done it: we broke hipsters. Now we need a fresh new stereotype to joke about/lust after (depending on your alignment) for the next few years.


We Let Homes Burn Sometimes: 6 Realities As A Firefighter

I wanted a job that utilized my skills learned from a lifetime of watching muscular men in burnt t-shirts save the world. Since I couldn't get a job throwing Hans Gruber off a roof, I decided to join the fire department.


The 5 Most Idiotic Attempts To Save A Life (That Worked)

Disclaimer: If you are currently suffering from an immediate life-threatening condition, note that we are not condoning doing anything stupid like these.


11 Things You Might Have On Your Face

You never know when some crap on your face is actually the mark of our prophesied savior.


6 Insane Realities Of Being Homeless In Hawaii

We'll go out on a limb here and say homelessness sucks. But what about the homeless in someplace beautiful, like Hawaii?


4 Mystical Healing Techniques I Tried (Failed Terribly)

Sure, modern medicine has things like medicine, but people spend billions of dollars on this stuff every despite no evidence any of it works. What's the worry?


6 Insanely Complicated Murder Plots (That Actually Happened)

These seem less like real crimes and more discarded plots from a John Grisham novel starring Rube Goldberg and his gang of drunk helper monkeys.


The 6 Most Ridiculous Things That Are Guarded Like Fort Knox

Everyone says Walt Disney being frozen is a hoax, but given what's locked up in the Disney Archives, we aren't so sure anymore.


5 Ugly Secrets Behind The Kiosks At Your Local Mall

If you didn't hate the mall kiosk people already, you will now.