Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Things People Mistake for Being Grown-Up

Aging is inevitable, but maturity isn't.


3 Can't-Fail New Year's Resolution Alternatives

Convincing yourself to be someone else out of the blue is a silly task, and it's why the failure rate is so high.


The One Lesson You Need to Learn This Holiday Season

There's no better time of year to tell a personal tale of a tiny moment in my own life when kindness, happiness, respect, and all of those wonderful holiday feelings were something more than some words.


6 True Stories to Make Sane People Believe in Xmas Miracles

These are all complete real Christmas stories that should come with a Surgeon General's warning because they'll make your heart grow three sizes.


8 Dumb Holiday Traditions That Need to Be Retired

O Tannenbaum, when did you get so complicated?


12 Horrific Implications of the Most Famous Christmas Song

For anyone but the richest among us, being saddled with the gifts of the 'The 12 Days of Christmas' could very well destroy your life.


7 Traditional Christmas Drinks (Tested)

Merry Christmas from Canada! Did you know that Canadians keep all their booze in one place? What the hell, Celine?


6 Real Places on Earth Straight Out of a Fantasy Novel

Every once in a while the malevolent robot lords in charge of programming the shared illusion that is our world will slip up and let a chunk of broken code go through.


22 Modern Artifacts That Will Baffle Future Archaeologists

We will not leave future scientists full of awe and wonderment.


5 Things Nobody Tells You About Getting Punched in the Face

My story is as simple as it is stupid. Here's the reality of being punched.


5 Book Marketing Stunts That Backfired Spectacularly

Some writers get desperate in their quest to tear the reading public's fickle attention away from whatever butt picture they're currently looking at.


7 Great People With the Most Unfortunate Names Possible

We expect a cool guy to have an equally cool name. In real life, well, things don't always work out that way ...


The 6 Most Horrifying Pieces of Christmas Fan Fiction

These authors took a good look at a holiday about peace and joy and said, 'I want to ejaculate all over this.'


6 Things People Get Wrong About the Bible's Christmas Story

We never knew the story of Christmas to begin with.