Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Harsh Truths You Learn as a Doctor in the Third World
5 Harsh Truths You Learn as a Doctor in the Third World

The next time you get miffed at the wait time and the weird stains on the chairs in the free clinic, spare a passing thought for us Third World doctors.

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7 Bizarre Music Experiments That Went Shockingly Wrong
7 Bizarre Music Experiments That Went Shockingly Wrong

This music could be the soundtrack to that dream you had where you fought a giant banana who spoke with your dad's voice.

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5 Things Movies Get Wrong About Bank Heists (From a Guard)
5 Things Movies Get Wrong About Bank Heists (From a Guard)

I guarded a branch of the Federal Reserve Bank, and I can tell you with a fair degree of certainty that most bank robbers wouldn't even make it out the door.

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5 Huge Monster Versions of the World's Most Annoying Things
5 Huge Monster Versions of the World's Most Annoying Things

It's easy to lose perspective and forget that other people have it so, so much worse than us.

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6 Service Industry Code Words They Don't Want You to Know
6 Service Industry Code Words They Don't Want You to Know

This isn't necessarily about your flaws (although it might be). No, it's more to do with people in the service industry using a variety of code words when they need to talk about something without letting the chumps know what's what.

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5 Animals That Can Do Amazing Things (With Their Butts)
5 Animals That Can Do Amazing Things (With Their Butts)

Some animals shape the world around them using nothing but their asses, because life is occasionally just as wonderful as we always knew it was meant to be.

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7 Social Disasters That Can Strike Out of Nowhere
7 Social Disasters That Can Strike Out of Nowhere

You can't have a society without having social interaction, and you can't have that without the kinds of faux pas that we all work ceaselessly to avoid yet will periodically dive into.

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5 Insane Things I Learned About Drugs as an Undercover Agent
5 Insane Things I Learned About Drugs as an Undercover Agent

We talked to an agent who has gone undercover for DHS, and what we learned was pretty shocking.

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5 Things to Know About the Armed Men in Your Local Chipotle
5 Things to Know About the Armed Men in Your Local Chipotle

In Chipotle and Chili's and other chains across Texas, men and (a few) women have started using firearms as protest signs. Their cause? Defending the sacred right of Americans to treat every day like Tactical Halloween.

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5 Unsettling Sub-Genres of Fan Art Lurking on the Internet
5 Unsettling Sub-Genres of Fan Art Lurking on the Internet

This stuff exists for the Internet's favorite reason: because.

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3 Minor Social Situations We Make Awkward for No Reason
3 Minor Social Situations We Make Awkward for No Reason

Here are three simple social situations that conversationally inept people like myself routinely make awkward for no logical reason.

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5 Hated Groups That Are Going Out of Their Way to Be Awesome
5 Hated Groups That Are Going Out of Their Way to Be Awesome

It's refreshing to know that even groups of people with bad reputations are capable of doing awesome things.

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5 Famous Works That Were Just Half-Assed Copyright Abuses
5 Famous Works That Were Just Half-Assed Copyright Abuses

Sometimes suck is a byproduct of honest effort gone bad, and sometimes suck is a direct result of cynical copyright shenanigans.

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5 Steps to Defeating Children While Armed Only With a Stick
5 Steps to Defeating Children While Armed Only With a Stick

We're going to need to come up with some sort of pretext for why you might need to attack children with a stick. You know ... otherwise this could be considered immoral.

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