Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Getting Punched in the Face

My story is as simple as it is stupid. Here's the reality of being punched.


5 Book Marketing Stunts That Backfired Spectacularly

Some writers get desperate in their quest to tear the reading public's fickle attention away from whatever butt picture they're currently looking at.


7 Great People With the Most Unfortunate Names Possible

We expect a cool guy to have an equally cool name. In real life, well, things don't always work out that way ...


The 6 Most Horrifying Pieces of Christmas Fan Fiction

These authors took a good look at a holiday about peace and joy and said, 'I want to ejaculate all over this.'


6 Things People Get Wrong About the Bible's Christmas Story

We never knew the story of Christmas to begin with.


5 Real Coincidences That Prove God Has a Sick Sense of Humor

If there is a higher power out there, its sense of humor is cosmically screwed up.


6 Simple Things Too Many People Don't Know How to Do

There's really no excuse not to know how to do these things.


5 Real Soldiers Who Were Walking Super Weapons

Despite what movies, video games, and literature sometimes tell us, war is neither glamorous nor fun. What cannot be denied, however, is that war is also where you see normal people do extraordinary things.


5 Realities of Life When Your Brain Wants You to Murder

Lydia was diagnosed with Primarily Obsessional OCD as a teenager. Here's what she's learned in the years since.


5 Things People Claim to Hate That Are Suspiciously Popular

Ever notice how much more hatred something gets as its popularity grows?


4 Creepy Ways Growing Older Shapes Your Thoughts

I'm 36, and while I can obviously still remember the guy I was 10 to 15 years ago, I doubt we'd have much common ground if we went out to grab a beer together.


The 5 Most Horrifying Booby Traps in the History of War

These folks stepped way over the line from 'homicidal maniacs' to 'huge dickheads.'


6 Reasons NYC Is the Most Overrated Vacation Destination

Instead of doing fun New York things, you'll want to do corny and ultimately boring nonsense, at which point you'll be disappointed.


4 Obnoxious Behaviors The Modern World Made Worse

Just when we thought some of the old annoyances of the 20th century had died out, they come roaring back new, improved, upgraded, and intensified.


5 Famous Figures That Stupid People Love to Misquote

The Internet is an endless sea of information, but sometimes that information is complete shit.