Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Modern Things Created For Totally Different Purposes
5 Modern Things Created For Totally Different Purposes

It turns out that when you trace some of the things we use every day back to their origins, you find that, while necessity may be the mother of invention, sometimes her baby daddy is serendipity.

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5 Things Only Dealers Know About Gambling At A Casino
5 Things Only Dealers Know About Gambling At A Casino

We sat down with a veteran card dealer at the Mohegan Sun and asked about all the stuff casinos don't want us to know.

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5 Cases Of Free Speech That Will Make You Hate Freedom
5 Cases Of Free Speech That Will Make You Hate Freedom

Knowing how to make good use of our right to free speech can be tricky.

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6 Ways ISIS Is Crazier Than You Thought
6 Ways ISIS Is Crazier Than You Thought

Just how far they will go to prove an extreme and duck-buggering insane belief system is kind of staggering.

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6 Disturbing Realities of Surviving Childhood Cancer
6 Disturbing Realities of Surviving Childhood Cancer

Nate Handley was seven when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and he spent the next three and a half years being treated for his illness.

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5 Things You Judge Less Harshly When You're Old
5 Things You Judge Less Harshly When You're Old

Here are five things getting older teaches you to judge less harshly.

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5 Ways To Abuse Your Body To Greatness (That We Tested)
5 Ways To Abuse Your Body To Greatness (That We Tested)

Once again I have collected a series of me going full 'Jackass' on my biology.

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5 Insane Things I Did As A Cop (They Don't Show On TV)
5 Insane Things I Did As A Cop (They Don't Show On TV)

We talked to two ex-cops about everyone's favorite topic. Here's what they said.

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9 Insane Loopholes You Won't Believe Are Legal
9 Insane Loopholes You Won't Believe Are Legal

Every once in a while, someone finds a loophole wide enough drive a monster truck full of questionable intentions straight through.

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5 Catastrophes Caused By Idiots Trying To Prevent Them
5 Catastrophes Caused By Idiots Trying To Prevent Them

We apparently decided that between terror attacks, school shootings, and street crime, we'd better just bury the needle on the security side.

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The 5 Least Flattering Ways People Brag
The 5 Least Flattering Ways People Brag

Following the invention of irony in 1995, bragging became more complex, and in the era of social media it's become incredibly complicated indeed.

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7 Horrifying Things Snuck Into Famous Children's Cartoons
7 Horrifying Things Snuck Into Famous Children's Cartoons

When you look at your favorite cartoons through the cynical eye of a grown-up, you see some pretty disturbing shit the writers threw in there.

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8 Real Craigslist Ads That Were Clearly Written By Murderers
8 Real Craigslist Ads That Were Clearly Written By Murderers

Sometimes the traps set by serial killers via Craigslist posts are so hilariously transparent, they would actually qualify as brilliant comedy routines if they weren't 100 percent serious.

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5 Ugly Realities Of Being A Woman Visiting India
5 Ugly Realities Of Being A Woman Visiting India

The truth is, almost all of my memories of India are tainted because of one uncontrollable factor: I am female.The truth is, almost all of my memories of India are tainted because of one uncontrollable factor: I am female.

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6 Ways The Decision To Not Have Kids Messes With Your Head
6 Ways The Decision To Not Have Kids Messes With Your Head

Hi, I'm Kathy. I am 31 years old. I have been married for seven years. And I don't want children.

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