Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Desperate People Who Hacked Junk Into Lifesaving Devices

Money makes the world go round. But when those filthy little portraits of dead white dudes become scarce, people rely instead on the true wealth of the human race: ingenuity.


5 Terrifying Secrets of Hospital Emergency Rooms

We wanted to know what television leaves out, so we sat down with an ER doctor for a candid look behind the blue, plastic, blood-spattered curtain.


9 Ways to Get Back Into Work Mode After a Holiday

As a master of keeping my job after all sorts of absences, explained or otherwise, I've developed several tricks for just this situation.


5 Famous Cities With Creepy Secrets Hiding in Plain Sight

Sometimes you barely need to scratch their surface to unearth some of the strangest bullshit you ever saw.


5 BS Health Myths People Still Believe (Thanks to One Guy)

It only took one high-profile 'expert' to convince millions of people this B.S. was true.


6 Ways Women's Prison Is More Horrifying Than It Looks on TV

I spent 18 months in a minimum-security prison after I was caught helping my boyfriend sell drugs. This is what life is really like on the inside.


17 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped (Part 14)

It's time again for another installment of our most popular feature, in which we find the most fake-looking shit on the Internet and explain that it's totally real.


5 Ways Life as a Prostitute is Nothing Like You Expect

Recently, we sat down with prostitutes from all walks of life. Here's what we learned.


The 6 Most Clearly Disturbing Mascots in Marketing History

Designing a mascot is one of the easiest things in the world. Well, almost ...


5 Reasons Your New Year's Resolution Sucks

2015 is upon us, and unless it's drastically different from previous years, a good chunk of the population will be spending the first days of January full of hope and determination which will soon crash and burn.


7 Special Membership Types Every Gym Needs to Offer

Not all workout plans are created equal.


The 7 Best Board Games for Destroying Your Friendship

I convinced some friends to play some of the worst board games I could find to determine if they were really as bad as they appeared, and while I don't want to spoil anything, I don't have friends anymore.


5 Things People Mistake for Being Grown-Up

Aging is inevitable, but maturity isn't.