Cracked Archive - Weird World

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.


The 4 Most Hilariously Disgusting Pet Behaviors

No one tells you about this stuff before you agreed to take some small beast into your home and be responsible for it. And a lot of it is gross and off-putting.


6 Halloween Costumes You Won't Believe Aren't CGI

The following homemade costumes require nothing more than a fertile imagination, some deft DIY skills, and a little elbow grease. And an obscene overabundance of free time.


The Gruesome Truth About Getting Shot (a First-Hand Account)

Ryan Jarcy took a shotgun blast to the leg, here's what he told us about that fateful sunny afternoon.


The 12 Most Deeply Unsexy Halloween Costumes

Festive ways to demonstrate your remedial sense of humor and desperate need for attention.


6 Psychology Lessons You Learn Scaring Kids for a Living

I've been working at a haunted Halloween trail for the past three years. To put it plainly, I know a thing or two about scaring your kids.


The 6 Most Terrifying Places on Earth to Be Stranded

It doesn't matter how logical and rational you think you are, chances are there's at least one place in the world where you would never dare venture.


The 5 Things That Can Ruin Halloween for Any Adult

Some things can suck the joy out of Adult Halloween, leaving it as sad and flavorless as a plastic jack-o'-lantern pail full of stale candy corn.


The 6 Creepiest Unexplained Phone Calls

When even the Do Not Call Registry can't help you, things can get absolutely insane.


5 Real Killers More Terrifying Than Any Horror Movie

WARNING: These are not for the faint of heart, and #1 will be just about the most disgusting thing you've ever heard.


4 Ways to Fight Back Against Stupid Office Pranks

Office pranks are the worst.


5 Creepy Unsolved Disappearances That Nobody Can Explain

Thousands of people go missing every year. But as sad as that is, most of those cases have perfectly logical explanations. Some don't, but that's not even the creepiest part ...