Cracked Archive - Weird World

7 Everyday Accomplishments That Make Life Worth Living

It's helpful to keep on hand a list of things that actually do make us feel good, accomplishments that provide legitimate satisfaction.


8 Terrifying Life Lessons From a Former Terrorist

We sat down with Shane Paul O'Doherty, a former IRA bomber turned pacifist, and asked him about his life. Here's what he told us.


5 Bafflingly Prudish Moments in History

Time and time again, humans have shown that anything that reminds them of babies or how we make them gives us the heebie-jeebies.


6 Daring Assassination Plots (Carried Out by Morons)

Apparently, most of the world's assassination attempts turn into a Mr. Bean-esque slapstick scenarios.


6 Survival Tips from a Professional Adventurer

'If it wants to kill you, I'm there.' This is how George Kourounis described his job to us.


4 Japanese Inventions That Will Revolutionize Marriage

Japan recently decided marriage is some sort of scam, apparently.


5 Most Disastrous Internet Beauty Tips (Tested)

Pinterest hosts thousands of tutorials for becoming beautiful. In one day, I tried all of them.


5 Realities of Being Gay in a Country Where It's Illegal

We spoke to an in-the-closet Indian man to figure out just what it's like being feloniously gay. Here's what he has to deal with.


5 Bizarre Subgenres of Fan Art Lurking on the Internet

It turns out there's a lot of bafflingly specific fan art out there.


6 Mind-Blowing Discoveries We Just Made About Famous Art

The more we study these centuries-old paintings, the more weirdness we discover.


5 Uncomfortable Truths About Rape on College Campuses

It's happening in colleges across the country, because apparently no one can figure out how to deal with this. And I think I know some reasons why.


1 New Shirt for 'RoboCop' Fans (and a New Design Contest!)

In our minds, everybody is just a little bit RoboCop.


4 Things the Internet Always Gets Wrong (Explained)

There is no shortage of stuff the Internet gets wrong when it's arguing.


8 Things I Learned as an American Governor in Occupied Iraq

Lt. Col. David Couvillon was a Reserve Marine officer thrown straight into the deep end while holding an anvil.