Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Real Products That Prove We Can Ruin Anything

Making a defective product is ridiculously easy.


5 Relationship Zones Worse than 'the Friend Zone'

The Internet loves hating on 'the friend zone.' But there are zones out there that are actually terrible for you.


5 Insane Crimes That People Just Made Up

Sometimes terrifying crimes turn out to be complete fabrications. And that's when things get really weird.


6 Things Movies Don't Show You About Life on a Submarine

My name's Cleve Langdale, and I used to be a Navy nuclear machinist's mate. From the school to the fleet, it sucked.


5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Mental Illness

Mental health is an astronomically vast and complex issue with wildly varying degrees of severity. Our current system can't even begin to tackle the library-length definitions because we're still fumbling around at the most basic levels.


The 5 Most Useless Pieces of Advice Everyone Gives

It turns out that humans are pretty bad at talking to each other.


5 Organizations That Gamed the System and Screwed the Public

Nobody likes being scammed. Nobody working for these companies gave a shit about that.


Help! We're Losing All Our Writers to Fame and Fortune

We want to give you money to write for us. Seriously.


3 Reasons You Shouldn't Shame Your Kids on the Internet

As someone who has spent a little over a decade immersed in both parenting and the Internet, I know they don't go together.


4 Exaggerated Dangers Everyone Loves to Hype

As terrifying as the daily grind can be, some of the hot-button, fashionable bogeymen are a lot less scary than you've been told.


5 Ways Your Brain Is Turning You into a Jerk

We've said it before and we'll say it again: Your brain loves to screw around with you.