Cracked Archive - Weird World


27 Dumb Things Men Suspect About Women

The thing about men getting advice on women is that it's mostly them just asking other men. And men are pretty dumb.


4 Comic Crossovers That Stuck It to the Man

Here are four times writers from rival franchises secretly (and slightly illegally) made their comics intersect and didn't tell anyone.


4 Terrible Messages That Girl-Centered Ads Are Sending

As a grown woman and a mom of middle school daughters, I'm convinced that the new wave of viral ads are just as pandering and insulting as the things they're trying to prevent.


4 Modern Countries With Surprisingly Backward Technology

A lot of places that we think of as 'modern' are still trailing stray bits of old-school technology, like a Van Halen cassette whose magnetic tape has gotten caught in the back wheel of a flying car.


6 Offensive Messages Hidden in Huge Marketing Campaigns

Nobody involved in these ads likely had anything but the best of intentions, which is why it's all the funnier.


5 Bizarre Consequences of Being Given Somebody Else's Organ

At the age of 30, I underwent surgery to replace my kidneys with one that my mom had donated. And if that sounds like a pretty straightforward operation, well ...


6 Ridiculous Jobs They Have in Other Countries

These jobs are like nothing you'll see in the United States, or any other country where 'government regulations' and 'enforced labor laws' are things.


5 Facts About Meth the Anti-Drug Ads Won't Show You

Meth is terrifying. But it might not suck in the exact shape and form that has been described to you by pop culture.


The 5 Most Annoying Flaws of Modern Internet Search Engines

The search engine is glorious. Except when it's not.


5 Birds That Suck: A Drunk Column

I packed a camera, a notebook, a birding guide from the library (that I was unquestionably the first person to ever open), and a CamelBak full of booze.


6 Dazzling Sights in Nature (Caused by Human Stupidity)

As bad as it is that humanity is destroying the planet, at least we can console ourselves with the fact that we manage to create some trippy imagery in the process.


5 Childhood-Ruining Appearances from Famous Characters

Nobody's perfect. This includes your favorite childhood characters, because for every pop culture icon, there's at least one obscure episode where they can be seen doing things you'd never expect.


7 Everyday Accomplishments That Make Life Worth Living

It's helpful to keep on hand a list of things that actually do make us feel good, accomplishments that provide legitimate satisfaction.