Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Lame Jokes You Start Telling as Soon as You Become a Dad
4 Lame Jokes You Start Telling as Soon as You Become a Dad

Here for your reading and my listing enjoyment, are the four types of Dad Joke.

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5 Things Nobody Tells You About Breeding Endangered Animals
5 Things Nobody Tells You About Breeding Endangered Animals

There are way more animal boners in the process than a reasonable person is comfortable with.

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The 5 Most Annoying Pet Personalities
The 5 Most Annoying Pet Personalities

If you get to know animals, you find that they have personalities as diverse as ours. Unfortunately, almost all of these personalities are extremely annoying.

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5 Things You Only Know If You Grew Up in a Communist Regime
5 Things You Only Know If You Grew Up in a Communist Regime

I grew up in communist Romania under the watchful eye of despotic president Nicolae Ceausescu. I watched my country torn to tatters, and it still hasn't even halfway recovered.

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The 4 Most Useless Pieces of Advice Everyone Believes
The 4 Most Useless Pieces of Advice Everyone Believes

It's time to recognize platitudes for what they are: 'Twilight'-level philosophizings on life that waste oxygen and do little else.

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6 Insane Drug Myths People Used to Teach as Fact
6 Insane Drug Myths People Used to Teach as Fact

Life has never been good for people who like drugs. Well, unless you're including every second of every day before the 1920s.

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5 Problems You Can't Blame on How You Were Raised
5 Problems You Can't Blame on How You Were Raised

How big of a difference do parents actually make in the long term? The answer isn't quite what you think.

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6 WTF Works of Art That Required an Insane Amount of Effort
6 WTF Works of Art That Required an Insane Amount of Effort

Depending on who you ask, these people either are shining examples of the human endeavor or just, like, really didn't have anything better to do that decade.

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5 Incredible Sensory Superpowers You Didn't Know You Have
5 Incredible Sensory Superpowers You Didn't Know You Have

Science is just now beginning to uncover the human brain's almost supernatural ability to gather information about the world, and has found some pretty amazing things.

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3 Fan Communities That Hate Their Own Members
3 Fan Communities That Hate Their Own Members

At some point the fans of these communities decided it was up to them to prevent new people from joining them at all costs.

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6 Things Movies Get Wrong About Swords (An Inside Look)
6 Things Movies Get Wrong About Swords (An Inside Look)

This is the closest Cracked will ever get to actual journalism.

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5 Well-Intentioned Phrases That Have Been Ruined by Assholes
5 Well-Intentioned Phrases That Have Been Ruined by Assholes

Because of unfortunate implications that we have no control over, a few completely normal statements and opinions can send you sailing directly into the crags of the Land of Douche.

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5 People Who Accidentally Filmed Real-Life Action Scenes
5 People Who Accidentally Filmed Real-Life Action Scenes

This 'found footage' crap happens in real life way more often than you'd think, and a ton of the footage is pretty damn cinematic.

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6 Nerd Culture Stereotypes That Are Way Older Than You Think
6 Nerd Culture Stereotypes That Are Way Older Than You Think

Unless your concept of a 'nerd' is a Depression-era newsie shooting pre-YouTube fan trailers, you might be surprised to learn that nerd culture has existed for way, way, way longer than you think.

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5 Ways Life Changes After a Near-Death Experience
5 Ways Life Changes After a Near-Death Experience

While I didn't come back with any secret wisdom from the spirit world, I did have an experience very few people live to talk about.

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