Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Insane Stunts From The Craziest Record Label Of All-Time

How could a label that had Parliament-Funkadelic, KISS, Donna Summer, and Village People in their prime consistently lose money?


5 Writers Who Went Crazy While Writing Important Books

Writing for a living can be enough to drive anyone nuts -- but for the writers who were nuts to begin with, hoo boy does it get bad.


7 Bizarre Gender Stereotypes You Always See In Stock Photos

When you actually take the time to examine the gender assumptions present in these images, shit gets real weird real fast.


5 Ways Kids' Toys Are Shockingly Good At Teaching Sexism

It turns out that this whole thing is more complicated than anyone seems to realize.


5 Helpful Answers To Society's Most Uncomfortable Questions

What I am finding as time goes on is that we are all secretly Billy Joel.


6 Insane True Statistics That Laugh In The Face Of Logic

Welcome to the insane, Dali-esque world of mathematical probability.


6 Stories That Prove U.S. Drug Enforcement Agents Are Insane

Just within the past decade, the DEA has racked up a list of exploits that reads like the daily planner of a caricature of an insane police officer.


Amway: 5 Realities Of The Multi-Billion-Dollar Scam

Angelos Kyritsis got wrapped up in the Amway pyramid scheme and he's here to shed some light on the ugly -- and downright weird -- truth.


5 Soldiers Who Beat Insane Odds (By Lying Their Ass Off)

Time and time again, small, ridiculously outnumbered forces have gleefully bluffed their way to victory in situations that should have left them as stains on the battlefield.


So The Walls Of Your House Are Bleeding

Did you tell them you wanted to see other walls? Were you reckless with their feelings?


5 Famous Snacks That Are Surprisingly Hard To Make At Home

Let's just say I won't be quitting Cracked to join the Cake Boss anytime soon.


15 Things Americans Secretly Suspect About Other Countries

Sometimes we just need to call some folks out for things we know they believe.


The 5 Worst Excuses People Actually Gave For A Hit And Run

Don't you hate getting run over? What a pain in the you-know-what, am I right?


6 Pointless Crimes That Required An Insane Amount Of Effort

Criminals aren't the smartest members of society as a general rule, but that doesn't mean they don't occasionally demonstrate some impressive dedication to their craft.


I Hunt Serial Killers: 6 Facts You Thought Movies Made Up

We spoke to James Renner, a journalist who has made investigating and tracking down serial killers his life's work, despite not having a badge to flash at crime scenes.