Cracked Archive - Weird World

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.


Advice for a Man Trapped in the Near-Term Future

According to my advice-dealing instruments, you are communicating to me from some point in the future. Let's begin.


4 Ways We're Programmed to Think Women Aren't Funny

While women are just as funny as men, there are some scientific reasons behind why you think they aren't.


5 Ways Growing Up Inside Scientology Was a Nightmare

We were normal, working class Scientologists. And our lives were terrifying nightmares.


5 Animals That Refuse to Play by the Rules of Evolution

Some animals raise a middle finger (or claw, or tentacle) to stereotypes and flip our world upside down.


5 Reasons My Dog Is a Lazy, Worthless Millennial

Here are some unassailable conclusions about all American 20-somethings we can draw from looking at my dog.


8 Criminals Who Took Dumbassery to Staggering Heights

Sometimes I ponder trying my hand at being a criminal mastermind. But then I read about dummies like these people, and I think I'll just be as stupid as them.


6 Shocking Realities of the Secret 'Troubled Teen Industry'

In short order I learned some terrifying truths about an industry dedicated to taking America's at-risk youth and messing them up in the worst way possible.


6 Overused Phrases It's Time to Retire

Many of the cleverest sayings of the last few years, phrases that very recently made us smile, have since graduated into full-on clichedom.


5 Things No One Tells You About Raising Teens

I know what you're thinking: 'Oh, but Kristi, you're too young and hot to have kids that old! Are you sure they're yours?' No, I'm not.


6 Things Gun Lovers and Haters Can Agree On

The gun debate rages on. And for some reason we've handed off the responsibility for this debate to the loudest, angriest people in America.


5 Famous Quotes With Inspiring Origins (That Are Total BS)

You might think you're quoting the careful eloquence of the Great Emancipator, when in reality you're rehashing the disjointed rants of the Ultimate Warrior.


The 6 Most Unintentionally Offensive Publicity Campaigns

We just can't help but think there was a better way to do these things.


5 Surprising Ways Your Language Affects How You Think

You might be surprised about the extent that your brain is wired differently depending on whether you think thoughts in Japanese, English, or Swahili.


4 Offensive Jokes That Could Have Easily Been Fixed

How do we even decide what to laugh at? Some people out there don't even think I'm funny. I know, right?