Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Secrets of The Most Common Tragedy Nobody Talks About

We sat down with a woman who had a miscarriage, both because we were curious and because we've learned you guys are willing to read about some incredibly depressing things.


6 Ways to Impress the Idiots You Went to High School With

If you left home after high school, heading back can be a complicated experience.


The 5 Most Inexplicable Things That Instigated Huge Riots

We humans have a special knack for banding together to accomplish a shared goal ... especially when said goal is wantonly breaking shit.


5 Iconic Designs of Famous Characters (That Were Mistakes)

The great, creative minds who've built your world were just as prone to stumbling backward into success as the rest of us.


5 Weird Things You Learn in the World's Deadliest City

Oswaldo A. Badillo was born and raised in Caracas. Needless to say, life there is a little bit different from life in suburban Minnesota.


5 Players Who Changed The Game (After Being Rejected By It)

Sometimes, instead of rejection leading to failure, it's merely the catalyst for people to go out on their own.


The 6 Stupidest Things Done by Criminals in Front of Cops

Sometimes bad guys don't need to get all complicated with their crimes.


5 Bizarre True Stories from My Job at Planned Parenthood

We sat down with a man who works at a Planned Parenthood clinic in California -- the very first state that comes to mind when you think 'sober planning' and 'responsible parenthood.' Here's what he told us


8 Fake Medical Products People Pay Real Money For

Homeopathy is kind of lame. Unless your problem is 'wanting to spend money on heavily diluted bullshit.' It can solve the hell out of that.


5 Disguised Animals That Must Be a Mind F#@k to Get Eaten By

We've said it before and we'll say it again: You can't trust nature.


4 Useful Things Forging Documents Taught Me About Your World

Note to all budding criminals, which we know compose a huge part of our readership: Do not try this at home.


17 Everyday Things That Will Baffle Your Grandkids

Have you ever wondered how our grandkids will look at us when they see all the silly shit we do every day?


5 Harmless Superstitions With Horrifying Global Consequences

If you step back and take a broader look at the ripples that such preposterous notions send butterfly-effecting across the world, you find that things we tend to think of as 'harmless' superstitions can actually be anything but.


16 Animals Doing Things (That Shouldn't Be Possible)

We graciously accept and welcome these future animal overlords.

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4 Reasons Being a Tall Woman Can Be Worse Than a Short Man

Overall, I consider being tall a good thing. Still, there are some downsides to being freakishly tall.