Cracked Archive - Weird World

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.


3 Shortcuts to Not Being a Terrible Person

Things have been a little touchy for the last five months, manly because men are being total idiots.


5 Insane Children's Books That Will Ruin Your Child

When authors try to get clever, they begin a cycle that will never stop. That's how we get innocent-looking books that hide baffling lessons like.


4 Popular Activities That Should Be Illegal for Kids

Are these guardians doing their charges a disservice by allowing them to pursue activities that REALLY should be for fully formed adults only?


The 4 Most Insane Overreactions to Bad Online Reviews

Business owners and creators should react to bad online reviews with cold, dead silence ... not by going completely insane.


6 Hilarious Trials That Prove the Legal System Is Screwed

In any machine as unwieldy as the justice system, there's bound to be a squeaky cog or two.


The 5 Weirdest Ways Words Have Changed Meanings

Here are five reasons words change meaning, along with some accurate and deadly serious predictions for how some specific words will change in the future.


7 Horrific Realities of Receiving a Donor Organ

In January 2014, my health decided to pull a Wile E. Coyote, and my lung function up and plummeted off a cliff. I was hospitalized and officially listed for a lung transplant. Here's what I've learned ...


6 Injustices Suffered by People Who Hate Popular Things

Here are the indignities I suffer every day and refuse to be silent about any longer.


5 Things You Won't Believe Can Brainwash You on Election Day

Nov. 4 is Election Day in America, and there's a good chance you'll wind up making your choice based on some stupid/trivial factors they're not even aware of.