Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Things Every Snob Says (Confirmed by Science)

This is proof that either we need to completely reshape the way we react to people or that all of science is just trolling us for the lolz.


5 Awful Lessons I Learned Living With a Mystery Illness

Thomas Wolfe suffered from an extremely rare disease that took four damn years to correctly diagnose. As we learned, not every possible disease a person can catch has been discovered.


6 Reasons You're Picturing the Post-Apocalypse Wrong

In October, Cracked sent four of its most expendable out to spend a weekend at Slab City -- a place that exists without water, electricity, or laws.


6 Nobodies Who Turned Into Action Heroes Without Warning

Real action hero shit happens every day ... and doesn't even require action heroes to make it happen.


8 Ways the Legal System Screws Rape Victims (Like Me)

After I pressed charges and took my experience to court, it became painfully obvious why the vast majority of women don't.


4 Things I Learned When I Tried to Sell a House on My Own

If you want to learn a thing or two about selling a house via our mistakes, massive screw-ups, terrible decisions, and just plain stupidity, read on.


4 Awesome Winter Customs America Needs to Steal

We'd all appreciate the season more if colder weather meant we could look forward to this insane stuff.


5 Reasons Being an Ice Cream Man is Shockingly Hard Core

We wanted the inside 'scoop' (Editor's Note: The person who wrote that joke has been fired ... out of a cannon) on what life is like as the person inside that brightly colored van full of childhood obesity.


6 Tiny Paperwork Screw-Ups That Ruined Random People's Lives

If you feel like the government is bending you over, take solace in the fact that your situation could be worse.


15 Real People Who Seem to Defy the Laws of Physics (GIFs)

Between CGI superheroes and real-life Jackie Chan, Hollywood has shown us some pretty spectacular shit. But as usual, Hollywood doesn't hold a candle to reality


5 Things I Learned Pretending to Be a Molested Kid for Cops

This is, quite simply, the weirdest job we've ever heard of.


5 Insane Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Someone

You're now a trenchcoat away from being Sherlock Holmes.


Kids Want to Finger Your Butt: Adventures In Teaching Abroad

It turns out there is a level of culture shock that is alternately hilarious and mortifying.


5 Times Gold Made Something Less Valuable

Let's look at some gilded gewgaws that really are Midas-touched in the head.


5 Everyday Groups of People Society Says It's OK to Mock

While most people are supportive and tolerant of everyone's differences and stations in life, prepare to be mocked for no good reason if you fall into one of the following categories.