Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Unexpected Things I Learned From Being a Drug Dealer
6 Unexpected Things I Learned From Being a Drug Dealer

Cracked reached out to a group of drug slingers from all walks of life, verified their identities, assured our bosses that 'verifying their identities' didn't mean 'doing coke in the bathroom with them,' and then learned some surprising things .

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5 Things Movies Always Get Wrong About Space
5 Things Movies Always Get Wrong About Space

Thanks to Hollywood magic, we've at least got a pretty good idea of what it's like in space. Right?

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5 Horrifying Truths About Funeral Homes (From an Undertaker)
5 Horrifying Truths About Funeral Homes (From an Undertaker)

My work as a mortician and funeral director has exposed me to a part of life that is always in the back of our minds, but that we perpetually shut out. And yes, it gets ugly.

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5 Reasons You're Picturing Nazis Wrong
5 Reasons You're Picturing Nazis Wrong

The Nazis were definitely as evil as the devil's own taint sweat, but that doesn't mean Hollywood and bad teachers haven't filled your head with allll kinds of B,S, about the Third Reich.

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5 Things That Shouldn't Make You Mad (But Will)
5 Things That Shouldn't Make You Mad (But Will)

People will get pissy about stuff for no good reason whatsoever. The kinds of things that set you off even though you can't explain why and you'll look silly if you try to justify it.

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6 Works of Propaganda That Backfired in Hilarious Ways
6 Works of Propaganda That Backfired in Hilarious Ways

Political propaganda, much like a late-night infomercial, is supposed to make you let someone else screw you over. Sometimes, however, propaganda ends up convincing everyone that the people in positions of power are as dumb as, if not dumber than, everyone else.

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The 10 Most Unintentionally Terrifying Statues in the World
The 10 Most Unintentionally Terrifying Statues in the World

These statues prove that a whole bunch of sculptors are clearly using every single ounce of their talent to troll the world as hard as they possibly can.

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6 Shockingly Evil Abuses of Power by School Officials
6 Shockingly Evil Abuses of Power by School Officials

While you may get some lazy or incompetent faculty, you don't expect these people to be running toddler fight clubs in the basement. And yet ...

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8 Useful Foreign Words the English Language Needs to Steal
8 Useful Foreign Words the English Language Needs to Steal

Despite the fact that dozens of new slang terms enter the English language on a weekly basis, there are still all sorts of things in our daily lives that just don't have words.

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5 Uncomfortable Truths Behind the Men's Rights Movement
5 Uncomfortable Truths Behind the Men's Rights Movement

I spoke to Frank Meeink, a former white supremacist, and Michael Kimmel, a professor of sociology, about the men's rights movement, and I found out that it has less in common with any civil rights or equality movement than it does with neo-Nazis.

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4 Offensive Words That Started Out as the Polite Alternative
4 Offensive Words That Started Out as the Polite Alternative

These words, while offensive to our ears, were at one point perfect examples of sensitivity and political correctness.

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3 Things the Internet Always Gets Wrong
3 Things the Internet Always Gets Wrong

Nine times out of 10 the Internet just cites things wrong. Here are three theories the Internet won't stop abusing.

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5 Things Hollywood Gets Wrong About the Apocalypse
5 Things Hollywood Gets Wrong About the Apocalypse

Hollywood will leave you ill-prepared for the collapse of society, because it has managed to completely overlook several key aspects of life on post-apocalyptic Earth.

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5 Things I Learned As a Cop Movies Won't Show You (Part 2)
5 Things I Learned As a Cop Movies Won't Show You (Part 2)

If you think TV and movies make police work sound like fun, well, it is. It can be dangerous, sure, but you sure as hell wind up with some great stories.

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