Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Horrifying Ways Lightning Strikes Are Worse Than You Think

We spoke to Bruce Weiner, who survived multiple attacks from Zeus 29 years ago. Here's what we learned.


8 'Sexy' Ads That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Be warned -- some of the following is probably NSFW, unless your workplace is either seriously chill or incredibly disturbing.


7 Things You Learn Surviving an Atomic Blast

We sat down with Shigeko Sasamori, a resident of Hiroshima who was 13 years old when she survived the first nuclear weapon ever dropped on a city. Here's what we learned.


5 Reasons You Should Be in a Mixed-Race Relationship

Here are the ways you're heping the world by being in a mixed-race relationship.


6 Absurd Ways Comics Brought Dead Superheroes Back to Life

Pretty much every comic book character has died at least once. Unfortunately, not all of them get awesome stories of resurrection.


The 5 Craziest Human Languages Spoken Around the World

All languages are tough. But these next few are 'hardcore' difficulty.


4 Things Foreigners Will Never Understand About America

There's a lot about this great country that I don't understand, and I have it on good authority that I'm not alone.


3 Artists Who Got Screwed for Creating Iconic Characters

Many of the coolest parts in recent movies come from a small group of comic creators and writers who were compensated with cosmos-sized middle fingers.


6 Sworn Enemies Who Teamed Up and Kicked Ass

Hope you have some handkerchiefs ready.


5 Common Argument Tactics That Need to Die

Listen close, dear reader, as I explain how you are screwing up your own life.


5 Huge Problems Solved by Doing the Worst Thing Possible

Here are the coolest examples of fire (figuratively) being fought (figuratively) with fire (figuratively).


2 New Shirts for People Who Ain't Afraid of No Ghost

Don't cross the streams.


5 Awful Things I Learned as a Child Laborer (in the USA)

We sat down with Norma Flores, who sweated and toiled in the fields while her peers spent their time doing homework and having childhoods.


19 Laws You've Probably Broken Without Realizing It

You're all worthy of having your asses kicked by Batman, and we have proof.


5 Life Hacks to Class Up Your Single Guy Apartment

Are you a dude? Do you have your own place? You're probably pretty gross, too. Here are some simple and cheap ways to keep your place from looking like a frat house.