Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Badass Teachers Who Should Get Paid More Than Any CEO

Some teachers have gone above and beyond, pole vaulting into nigh-sainthood.


12 Obsessive Fan Projects That Are Clinically Berserk

Here's an appropriately huge article celebrating those who sacrificed a part of their lives to create something amazing, even if it's not terribly useful.


20 Valuable Things They Didn't Teach You In School

With the current educational standard, most of us learn the truly beneficial facts of life through trial and error.


5 Horrifying Stories Of Creatures Found Alive Inside People

For some reason, most of us insist on thinking of our bodies as our own, despite the scientific truth that we are nothing but waddling colonies of tiny little monsters.


19 Fears About Modern Life (That Are Statistically B.S.)

For whatever reason -- drugs, Hollywood, old 'Playboys' -- a lot of people are under the impression that the past was way, way better than the world we live in now.


5 Horrifying Things Only Lifeguards Know About Public Pools

Maybe we need to show the lifeguards a little more respect.


5 Good Deeds That Were Punished With Excessive Cruelty

Apparently karma doesn't always smile on those who save the lives of puppies.


5 Ridiculously Hard To Solve Video Game Puzzles

Video games are often vile, hateful asses determined to drive us away in frustration.


5 Images Of Kids Too Badass To Be Real (That Totally Are)

As a general rule, we assume that the most impressive feat humans can pull off before age 17 is texting and walking at the same time. This is, of course, completely incorrect.


Third-World America: 5 Insane Realities Of Appalachia

How accurate is that impression, though? We spoke with a few Eastern Kentucky residents about what life is really like in the poorest part of Appalachia.


5 Surprising Things I Learned Writing Awful Fan Fiction

'To know the essence of a man, you must first learn what kind of fan fiction he writes.' -Voltaire


I Was A Reality TV Judge: 5 Secrets I Shouldn't Tell You

It turns out the reality behind ... reality television is much more dramatic.


Super White & Kinda Racist: 5 Realities Of Australia

What do you really know about the Australian outback? We spoke to someone who works there and this is what we learned.


8 Obvious Lies That People Believed For Waaay Too Long

You can get surprisingly far if you lie is brazen enough.


5 Famous Bible Stories With Logical Scientific Explanations

If you pause faith for a moment and look at the Bible through the cold, unfeeling monocle of science, it doesn't hold up. Right? Well, let's not be so hasty.