Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Impressively Insane Theories About Famous Buildings

Let's take a sticky stroll through the paranoia-addled world of insane conspiracies.


5 Safety Measures That Caused Rampant Death And Destruction

Here are a few times some well-intentioned measures backfired like an old Pinto.


The Mundane Background Story Of Every James Bond Adventure

Reggie sat outside Dr. Terrordoom's office, brainstorming as hard as he could.


5 Real World Lessons College Teaches (By Accident)

Things that were never contained in a textbook or a lecture but made painfully clear to me simply by my four-year immersion in a little community that would help me predict the real world to come.


5 Oddly Hypnotic Genres Of YouTube Videos

They're boring. They're stupid. They're useless. They are an absolute waste of time ... but, they're impossible to look away from.


6 Real People Who Got Screwed For Trying To Help

In a movie, an act of kindness gets repaid before the third act is through. In real life? Eh, not so much.


7 Realities Of Spending Your Pre-Teen Years In A Psych Ward

There are actually whole facilities dedicated entirely to mentally ill youth, and they have their own way of doing things.


4 Reasons We Suck At Making Big Decisions

Our struggles with freedom sometimes manifest themselves in subtler ways.


5 Reasons Graffiti Art Is Even Crazier Than You Think

We talked to Cristian 'Smear' Gheorghiu, a street artist turned contemporary painter from Los Angeles, to tell us about arting so hard that you risk death.


We Find Corpses: 5 Weird Truths Of Cleaning Porta Johns

We talked to a guy who, every day, is elbow-deep -- sometimes quite literally -- in all your dirty little secrets, and he had amazing things to say.


4 Legal Loopholes That Screw You When You're Poor

It turns out society as a lot of subtle ways to screw over the less fortunate.


5 Pop Culture Questions You Won't Believe Have Been Answered

Every now and then super fans undertake so much effort to answer a question so trivial, you can't help but be impressed.


4 Recipes That Came From The Mind Of A Child (Taste Tested)

Let's make Little Kid Luis the happiest boy in the world by bringing some of his horrible food freaks to life.


6 Fascinating Secrets Hidden In Great Works Of Art

These days, no video game or TV show can become truly revered in geekdom unless it's full of subtle easter eggs. But this practice is actually centuries old.


We Hoard Your Stuff: 5 Truths Of Professional Recycling

If you're thinking that the actual job of recycling is probably a rich tapestry of horrific nightmares, you're right!