Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Eerily Specific Things Every Human Does Exactly the Same

Not like eating or farting. No, we're talking about the weirdly specific traits shared by nearly every society in every corner of the globe, for reasons science doesn't completely understand.


4 Signs of Aging No One Warns You About

Like a skirt trapped in your panties after a bathroom visit, no one wants to talk about getting older.


6 Secret Beliefs That Are Making Us All Unhappy

The good news: hedgehogs are adorable. The bad news: The Hedgehog's Dilemma could ruin every relationship you've got.


I Don't Know My Age: 5 Things I Learned in My Isolated Tribe

Before coming to America at the age of 14, Rich had lived most of his life eating monkeys and living without power or antibiotics.


6 Surprising Realities of Life as a Hooters Girl

It started as a dare by my then-boyfriend, but this job ended up lasting way longer than our relationship did.


6 Unshakable Beliefs You Develop Growing Up a Redneck

We'll help you view the world through a redneck lens. And no, 'redneck lens' isn't what they call plastic wrap.


4 Famous Mysteries With Really Obvious Answers

You like secrets, I like secrets. Let's like secrets together. That is, if your concept of liking involves scrutinizing the shit out of them, because that's what I meant and what this column is all about.


5 Ways Your Favorite Holidays Change as You Get Older

Holidays either don't age well in the time between childhood and adulthood, or the joy remains the same but the purpose of the day changes entirely.


5 Adorable Behaviors That Mean Your Dog Hates You

Your dog isn't smiling because she loves you. She's smiling because she wants to bite your face off.


The 4 Selfish Reasons People Share a Thing on Facebook

Why do we share one story with our friends and family and ignore another?


6 Horrifying Things You Learn as an Inmate on Death Row

Death row prison guards are often more psychotic than the inmates they're supposed to be guarding.


4 Reasons People Hate It When You Compliment Them

Here, for your street-harassment-avoidance pleasure, are four reasons why compliments might not be very complimentary.


2 New Shirts for 'Predator' and 'Star Wars' Fans

Celebrate that culture of vicariously boldly going with these new shirts, sure to capture everything you like in unified mashup packages.


4 Signs You Need to Spend Less Time Online

If you find yourself experiencing any of the following, it's time to get some fresh air.


6 Horrifying Things I Learned as a Paramedic

The ambulance can be a dangerous place, even if you're not a patient.