Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Things You Learn From Camping (If You Hate the Outdoors)

I convinced two REI-looking folks I was friends with to take me camping in the wilderness of the Chilean suburbs. It went poorly.


So You've Discovered You're A 'Scooby-Doo' Villain

If you find that a group of teens are constantly trying to foil your plans, then you might be a villain.


5 Certifiably Insane Things People Do to Relieve Stress

Stress seems to be something that modern society has no answer for. So it's no suprise people are starting to look a little outside the box for answers ...


5 Weird Things That Apparently Make You Cool Now

There are a lot of new things that make you cool now, and chances are you probably do one of these things. If none of them apply to you, congratulations, I guess.


The 6 Most Ambitious Things Ever Done To Get Out Of Work

Everybody needs an occasional day off. But there's a right way to do take one, and an utterly dumb way to take one.


4 Creepy Unspoken Agreements We All Make With Public Places

We all agree to set aside certain faults and inconsistencies just as long as we can continue going to the places that make us happy. What kind of places do we have secret agreements with?


11 Baffling Single-Serving Products You Won't Believe Exist

Tyler Durden laments the single-serving world we live in, and it seems like it's worse than Chuck Palahniuk ever imagined.


4 Important Things Self-Help Books Are Too Nice to Tell You

Here are a few tips to dodge some of the more slippery cow patties on your path to success.


7 Insane Stories Behind the World's Weirdest Looking Towns

Humans are like a fungus growing on this great, big bathroom that God calls the world -- you stop paying attention for a few millennia, and that shit gets everywhere.


6 Insane Details of Corrupt Politics That Movies Get Wrong

We try to stay positive here at Cracked, but we're starting to suspect that the American political system is screwed.


5 Acts of Staggering Hypocrisy From Self-Righteous Critics

Here are five outspoken critics who suddenly found themselves Googling for a way to cleanly remove all of the bumper stickers from their car.


5 Horrifying Ways Lightning Strikes Are Worse Than You Think

We spoke to Bruce Weiner, who survived multiple attacks from Zeus 29 years ago. Here's what we learned.


8 'Sexy' Ads That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Be warned -- some of the following is probably NSFW, unless your workplace is either seriously chill or incredibly disturbing.


7 Things You Learn Surviving an Atomic Blast

We sat down with Shigeko Sasamori, a resident of Hiroshima who was 13 years old when she survived the first nuclear weapon ever dropped on a city. Here's what we learned.