Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Animals Who Taught Themselves Eerily Human Skills

Monkeys wearing bow ties are always welcome, but as soon as they're hunting with spears and cooking hamburgers, we start worrying about how difficult it will be to learn their language once they take over the world.


The 4 Most Overused Jokes It's Time to Stop Making

I's about time we retired these lame jokes and shipped them off to a hospice so they can die in peace after years of overuse. Their time is done.


8 Bizarre Horrors Found in the Squarest Comic Book Ever

Little Archie was a psycho.


5 Ways Life With Tourette's is Way Weirder Than in Movies

We talked to four people living with Tourette's syndrome and discovered that, aside from their unfortunate condition, they're as normal and human as the rest of us, and sometimes, just sometimes, maybe a little bit more butterscotch dinosaur snatch.


4 Things Nobody Tells You About Food Allergies

Having a medically restricted diet is not all that bad. It's much better than having Fingers Falling Off Syndrome, or some sort of condition that makes all dogs hate you. But there's some things a lot of people don't get.


5 Mundane Things That Caused Earth-Shattering Destruction

Much like your significant other, sometimes there is just no predicting what will set off a monumental disaster.


25 Parts of the World We All Picture Incorrectly

Some parts of the world's greatest tourism hotspots just don't look great on postcards.


5 Seemingly Innocent Phrases That Start Instant Flame Wars

Understanding all the connotations a word has and picking the one that best suits your purposes is one of the most critical skills you can have when writing or public speaking.


2 New Shirts for 'The Simpsons' and Cracked Fans

Stupidity has never been more celebrated as, or embodied by, Homer Simpson.


5 Bizarre Parts of Christianity That Are Going Away Forever

As America starts looking more secular and less like Pat Robertson's 1950s-era dream board, I suspect a few of the sillier elements of Christian culture are going to disappear forever.


5 Ways You're Screwing Up Your Pet (Explained by a Vet)

I've worked as a veterinary tech for seven years, and I've seen people make all kinds of stupid decisions with regard to their furry friends.


6 Awesome Things I'm Not Cool Enough To Own

I couldn't pull these off without feeling self-conscious.


6 Types of Gender Inequality That We Need to Just Accept

The fact is there are certain areas of life in which men will inevitably be superior to women, and other areas where women are leaps and bounds ahead of men.


So You're Trapped In a Labyrinth

Is the labyrinth a metaphor? Are you trapped in something that's just really confusing? A long-term cellphone plan? A bureaucratic nightmare? The prison of your own diseased mind?


4 Aspects of Hostage Situations Movies Didn't Prepare Me For

Thanks to pop culture, we feel we have a pretty firm grip on hostage negotiation procedure. But we learned that the movies had wildly misinformed us about the reality of hostage negotiation.