Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Realities of Buying Drugs (While Wearing a Wire)

We talked to one of these CI's, who'll remain anonymous for obvious reasons. This is what we learned.


4 Great Educational Videos for Never Sleeping Ever Again

We live and we learn, but sometimes someone needs to splurge for a tripod and shoot a short educational film that we can learn from as we reconsider that whole 'living' part.


5 Logical Fallacies That Make Humans Terrible at Democracy

The entire human race sucks at democracy. And we can't even help it.


6 Human Beings Who Just Invented New Forms of Sucking

Every now and again, you encounter individuals who display such transcendent jerkitude that you almost have to admire their commitment to being terrible. Almost.


5 Terrifying Truths of Working with the Criminally Insane

We spoke to a source who worked direct care in a Florida maximum security forensic mental hospital for almost a decade, and learned that maybe we should have an alternate criminal defense planned.


The World's Fastest Growing Industry (is a Pyramid Scheme)

Jobs that sound too good to be true often ARE. Especially for folks with no education or training.


5 Feel-Good School Programs With Horrifying Consequences

Everyone involved in the following initiatives meant well, but well-meaning bad ideas are still bad ideas.


The 5 Least Meaningful Songs People Mistake for Being Deep

Super fans have exalted these songs to a level of philosophical or literary heaviness that scrutiny does not sustain.


5 Powerful Organizations That Started For Stupid Reasons

Every once in a while, a massive organization you think you know turns out to just be using that notion to hide their bizarre and unexpected past.


4 Secrets of The Most Common Tragedy Nobody Talks About

We sat down with a woman who had a miscarriage, both because we were curious and because we've learned you guys are willing to read about some incredibly depressing things.


6 Ways to Impress the Idiots You Went to High School With

If you left home after high school, heading back can be a complicated experience.


The 5 Most Inexplicable Things That Instigated Huge Riots

We humans have a special knack for banding together to accomplish a shared goal ... especially when said goal is wantonly breaking shit.


5 Iconic Designs of Famous Characters (That Were Mistakes)

The great, creative minds who've built your world were just as prone to stumbling backward into success as the rest of us.


5 Weird Things You Learn in the World's Deadliest City

Oswaldo A. Badillo was born and raised in Caracas. Needless to say, life there is a little bit different from life in suburban Minnesota.