Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Awesome Gifts For Traumatizing The People You Love

Let's face it: A jellyfish is just damp tissue that was granted semi-sentience and is not suitable to gift to anybody, let alone a loved one.


6 Popular 'Luxury' Products That Are Based On An Absurd Lie

Beats sold four pairs of their Solos headphones every minute of 2013 thanks, in part, to their weight.


So You've Stopped Worshiping The Old Gods

Time to stock up on candles, sacrificial animals, and bongos.


5 Insane Realities Of The Rural Meth Trade

One minute you're a young guy selling meth, then all of the sudden you're selling heroin with the Aryan Brotherhood.


5 Things Hollywood Gets Wrong About Gun Ranges

It turns out gun ranges aren't all hollering' lead orgies or filled by chants of, 'U.S.A!'


5 Top Secret WWII Allied Plots That Were Maximum WTF

What's one way to troll the Nazis? By sending six hilariously inadequate planes to bomb Berlin during their anniversary party.


5 People Who Make You Reconsider The Right To Free Speech

Keith Olbermann doesn't give a damn.


Women Are More Dangerous Than Men: 5 Lessons Of A Bouncer

We talked to a bouncer named Cronk and learned all about terrifying women, Road House, and how everyone is just itching for a fight to happen.


5 Massive Problems We'd Face Living On Another Planet

There are problems with interplanetary colonization that sci-fi doesn't warn you about -- most of which involve our imminent doom.


6 Shockingly Brutal Realities Of Working For A Museum

It turns out museums are deathtraps and almost certainly haunted.


7 Insane Police Tactics That'd Be Funny If They Weren't Real

Tasers are nonlethal weapons that have killed over 500 people, so obviously the next step was to make them bigger and stronger.


6 Foreign Words So Dark There Are No English Equivalents

Shockingly, only one of these is German.


5 Little Known Holiday Traditions We Need to Adopt

Why not apply a little tradition mix-and-match to your holidays this year to make them as cool as humanly possible?


6 People You've Never Heard Of (Who Secretly Rule The World)

These select few people have more money and more power than a trillion Tony Montanas, and absolutely nobody is trying to stop them.


6 Brutal Things You Experience As An Ex-Convict

What's life like after you reenter a society that would much rather you stay behind bars?