Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Famous Cities That Hide Movie-Worthy Secrets

Some cities' secrets are just a camera crew and a suitable soundtrack short of amazing movies.


7 Great Works Of Literature (Written While Wasted)

We tend to assume that when it comes time to do the writing itself, most authors put their drugs aside for a while so they can get the work done. But it turns out that nope.


6 Conspiracy Theories So Damn Stupid They're Works Of Art

The Internet's stupidest conspiracy theories are bleeding into the real world.


4 Horrifying Things I Learned Drunk At Work As A Stunt Man

There's a reason you don't see many elderly stunt performers, and it's not that they all eventually get sent to a lovely farm upstate where they can jump all the buses they want.


5 Common Phrases That Automatically Kill A Conversation

Small talk is hard. That's why people at parties sometimes stare at their phones or get drunk instead of having conversations.


The 7 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Celebrity Dolls & Toys

Why the hell would anyone want to own one of these creepfests?


Good Restaurants = More Bugs: 5 Things Exterminators Know

We spoke to veteran exterminator Ben Denny, who told us that working as a poison-slinging vermin destroyer provides you with a unique perspective on the world.


6 Reasons Online Dating Will Never Lead To Love

I've been in the online dating world long enough for my OkCupid profile to have started first grade this coming fall.


6 Awful Things I Learned Surviving A Double Homicide

We talked to a woman named Megan Crocker, who watched two people get murdered right in front of her. And it all resulted from an idiotic string of accidents.


4 Reasons Your Employer Doesn't Care If You're Happy Or Not

Do you have a good job, one that makes you feel happy and fulfilled? Congratulations! You're probably not real. Or maybe you are, but for the vast majority of people, that's not the case.


I Am Deathly Allergic To The World's Most Popular Smell

I have an allergy to lavender. And it's so severe that just smelling it can send me to the hospital.


5 Realities Of Having The Government Ban Medication You Need

Drug shortages are a real and terrifying thing. Let's talk to somebody on the wrong end of one.


5 Famous Storylines You Didn't Know Were Written By Kids

You should take note of how these folks did it; they not only laid the groundwork for some good stories as children, but went on to turn them into massively successful franchises to boot.


5 Things I Learned At A 'Pray Away The Gay' Camp

We spoke to Sam Brinton, a spokesperson for the National Center for Lesbian Rights and veteran of conversion therapy, about what happened to him.


The 6 Stupidest-Looking Animals On The Face Of The Earth

For proof that Mother Nature goes on the occasional Jagermeister-and-Robitussin bender while designing next year's animal models, look no further than these species.