Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Realities of Being Gay in a Country Where It's Illegal

We spoke to an in-the-closet Indian man to figure out just what it's like being feloniously gay. Here's what he has to deal with.


5 Bizarre Subgenres of Fan Art Lurking on the Internet

It turns out there's a lot of bafflingly specific fan art out there.


6 Mind-Blowing Discoveries We Just Made About Famous Art

The more we study these centuries-old paintings, the more weirdness we discover.


5 Uncomfortable Truths About Rape on College Campuses

It's happening in colleges across the country, because apparently no one can figure out how to deal with this. And I think I know some reasons why.


1 New Shirt for 'RoboCop' Fans (and a New Design Contest!)

In our minds, everybody is just a little bit RoboCop.


4 Things the Internet Always Gets Wrong (Explained)

There is no shortage of stuff the Internet gets wrong when it's arguing.


8 Things I Learned as an American Governor in Occupied Iraq

Lt. Col. David Couvillon was a Reserve Marine officer thrown straight into the deep end while holding an anvil.


5 Weird Personality Changes That Happen When You Live Alone

For any of you venturing out of your parents' house or a failed relationship or what have you, here are five things no one tells you about living alone.


4 Reasons the World Has Never Been Better

We all walk different paths. But the path is on the same planet, at least, and in that we can find some similar ground to try to understand and help each other.


5 Weirdly Specific Trends From When Comic Books Were Insane

Over the decades comics have gone through all sorts of fads and phases in an effort to change with the times. And sometimes things got weird.


The 4 Most Awkward Group Dynamics

There are lots of chances when speaking in groups for you to fall down a pit of social hell.


The 5 Most Disastrous Marketing Failures of All Time

In a world where it feels like we're all brainwashed by corporate marketing campaigns, it's nice to see them fall flat on their faces now and then.


4 Organizations That Screw the People They Claim to Help

A lot of the kinds of social justice-y activism that we see and hear about in our day-to-day lives and on the Internet are really different from the actual work that gets done.