Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Ways Living In A Big City Warps How You See The World

This is why we should all live in caves and fight each other with sticks and feces.


6 Terrifying Versions Of Cute Animals

Occasionally Mother Nature belts out a maniacal cackle while slipping an animal from the 'harmless' side over to the 'horrifying' side.


6 Popular Medications With Baffling Side Effects

There is a subset of side effects that skip the whole


NASA Satellites: 6 Things That Are Surprisingly Easy To Hack

Now, I don't want to fear-monger and get you all worked up, so I'll just start by simply saying that, in my professional opinion, all of these things are 100 percent waiting to kill you.


Bribing Kids: 5 Realities Of Planning Rich Kid Birthdays

We spoke to a party planner in one of the wealthiest counties in the United States. Here's what she told us ...


10 Nightmarish Health And Safety Posters From Decades Ago

Today's public service announcements just can't compete with the batshit PSAs of yesteryear.


Dog-Sized Scorpions: 6 Ways The Earth Was A Sci-Fi Nightmare

If you look to the past, you might find our sensible stomping grounds used to have a lot more flair.


5 Things You Learn Surviving An F5 Tornado

We sat down with one woman whose family narrowly survived a tornado to find out what it's like to be at ground zero when the weather tries to assassinate you


5 Lifehacks For Living With A Terrible Attention Span

What's the deal with folks like us, huh? Do we eat too much sugar and caffeine? Not get enough sleep or masturbation?


6 Insane Educational Claims Published In Real Textbooks

Some textbooks are really, really dumb.


5 Horrifying Fan Theories That Make Way Too Much Sense

Nonsense to sense does not work like lemons to lemonade.


5 Awful Realities Of Life With An 'Invisible Illness'

If you have ever had the plague, no one accused you of faking it to get handicapped parking for your oxen or whatever. Not the case with my particular disease.


5 Weird Overshadowed Creations Of Famous People

We can't forget the other stuff famous creators are responsible for -- especially when the stuff is ridiculous and goes completely against everything you imagine them to be.


5 Famous People With Mind-Blowing Connections To Evil Crimes

Being a celebrity doesn't make you immune from being connected to terrible crimes that permanently change your life.


6 Lessons I Learned At A Home For Mentally Disabled Adults

We spoke to someone who spent years working as a manager in a community for the intellectually disabled to learn about the brutal realities of one of the country's most invisible demographics.