Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Trying to Lose Weight

Hi, my name is Pauli. I'm an idiot, and this is my guide to losing weight.


4 Weird Decisions That Have Made Modern Cops Terrifying

The myth of the police officer has gotten pretty rotten.


5 Things You Learn About Rich People Working at a Nice Hotel

These are the terrible exploits of the One Percent firsthand.


A New Shirt for 'The Avengers,' 'The Sandman' & 'Akira' Fans

Turns out the gods of pop culture are all besties.


5 Successful People Who Everyone Forgets Are Exposed Frauds

To make a career out of defrauding the general public, get exposed as a fraud, and then keep right on defrauding people as if nothing ever happened takes a special kind of turd with balls of industrial steel.


5 Things I Learned as a Neo-Nazi

I was a high-ranking member of a South Philadelphia skinhead gang. I've seen almost every part of the movement, and things do look a little different from the inside. And the scariest part is how easy it is to get sucked in.


5 Acts of Baffling Selfishness We Just Sort of Accept

These are not just acts of awfulness; they're acts of extreme self-centeredness.


5 Myths You Probably Believe About Major Religions

Relax. We're just going to point out some popular misconceptions about certain religions. No big deal.


6 Realities of the Secret World of Paid TV Audience Members

Almost every show that features a live studio audience has hired me or people like me. Here's what I learned getting paid to pretend to be interested.


5 Jobs That Only Exist to Make the Modern World Look Dumber

These are the sorts of jobs you can only qualify for if the reason you flunked out of DeVry had something to do with drinking Listerine and a donkey.


6 Surprising Realities of the Legal Weed Industry

Cracked wanted the lowdown on getting high the respectable way, so we sent a 'reporter' up to America's Drug Basket: Northern California.


4 Uncool Fashions We Should Consider Bringing Back

If we can somehow move past the stigmas attached to some of these no-longer-cool-but-crazy-useful items, I think we'll all be much happier people.


4 Creepy Drinks That Prove We Can Ruin Anything

In my unerring Book of Shit That's Totally the Worst, these drinks are the potable equivalent of a Michael Bay-directed Nickelback video.


5 Shocking Ways the Modern World Screws Blind People

Due to a rare genetic disorder, my father and three of my uncles are blind. So even though I've had sight my whole life, I know that most people's definition of blindness misses a huge chunk of what going through life without vision is really like.