Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Popular Activities That Should Be Illegal for Kids
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?

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The 4 Most Insane Overreactions to Bad Online Reviews
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.

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6 Hilarious Trials That Prove the Legal System Is Screwed
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.

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The 5 Weirdest Ways Words Have Changed Meanings
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.

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7 Horrific Realities of Receiving a Donor Organ
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 ...

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6 Injustices Suffered by People Who Hate Popular Things
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.

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

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The 4 Most Hilariously Disgusting Pet Behaviors
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.

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

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

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The 12 Most Deeply Unsexy Halloween Costumes
The 12 Most Deeply Unsexy Halloween Costumes

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

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6 Psychology Lessons You Learn Scaring Kids for a Living
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.

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The 6 Most Terrifying Places on Earth to Be Stranded
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.

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