Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Ways to Spot an Internet Bullshit Artist

I've long been fascinated with Internet fakers: the people who hang around forums and social media sites, vomiting lies out of every orifice like a drunken frat boy who's also possessed by a demon.


8 Insanely Valuable Items You Probably Owned (and Threw Out)

And no, we're not talking about that mint condition Batman Issue No. 1 -- we're talking about seemingly worthless junk.


5 Terrifying Things I Learned While Buying Guns on Facebook

When journalist Harmon Leon posed as an extremely creepy person with cash in hand, he found that it's alarmingly easy to get some of the most dangerous weapons in the world with nothing more than an Internet connection.


2 New Shirts for 'Planet of the Apes' and Zombie Movie Fans

Don't you think it's time your favorite characters got to be in one movie? Or at least on the same shirt?


5 Insane Things 'Deadliest Catch' Leaves Out About My Job

Fishing in the choppy, frozen waters off Alaska is the worst of the worst. We spoke with Dash Adams to learn just how bad it can get.


7 Weird Things I Learned as a Pickpocket in the Modern World

We sat down with 'Joe,' a former pickpocket who verified his skills via an unnervingly thorough video demonstration. Here's what he told us about his former life.


4 Modern Luxuries That Should Be Way Less Expensive

There are some things that have gotten exponentially more expensive to a degree that inflation doesn't explain.


The 5 Dumbest Powers Ever Given to Famous Superheroes

No one remembers these -- in part because they were phased out by the comics before they hit the big time, and in part because they're underwear-on-the-head stupid.


4 Social Situations No One Ever Gets Right

The complex web of hows and whys that our brains constantly weave can make it damn difficult to communicate with each other.


7 Famous Artists You Didn't Know Were Perverts (Pt. 2)

Pretty much every creative type has a hidden horn-dog side


6 Weird Things Everyone Misunderstands About Anger

Hopefully, this column will help us all look at our tempers with a little maturity, and maybe understand our angry friends a bit better.


4 Ways People Hide Lies Inside of an Apology

For the insincere bastards who I imagine make up the majority of my audience, are a bunch of reasons why it might be cool to lie your ass off.


5 Survival Lessons From Inside a Real World Dystopia

We spoke to two residents of Cairo, Egypt. Here's what we learned about with everyday life once the world around you completely lose its mind.


2 Shirts for 'Star Wars' and 'Transformers' Fans

Dress for all the aspects of your personality/biceps today, with these new shirts you'll almost want to hang on a wall.


5 Ridiculous Myths You Probably Believe About Schizophrenia

We wanted to know what it was like to deal with schizophrenia on day-to-day basis, so we sat down with a woman who suffers from it.