Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 5 Most Absurd Uses of Product Placement Ever

Some shows go the extra mile when hawking for their sponsors, directly weaving them into the storyline with all the grace and subtlety of a drunken hippopotamus.


4 Friend Zone Cheat Codes (According to the Internet)

Whether your object of desire is a boy, girl, or cleverly modified stuffed animal, I hope you'll find some wisdom here that you might not find elsewhere.


7 Things No One Tells You About Being Homeless

In a little town in Montana, I was 'lucky' enough to experience temporary homelessness.


4 Ways We Don't Realize We Suck at Coping With Adversity

When the world kicks our ass, we let it. Hard. And we never even notice.


6 'Signs of the Time' That Are Older Than Your Grandparents

We live in a unique period of human history filled with exciting new social movements and artistic styles never seen before. Except of course we don't.


5 Shockingly Creative Ways Animals Are Using Our Garbage

Somehow, the natural world keeps finding a way.


5 Reasons Packages Get Destroyed (Learned Working at UPS)

I was a Yuletide package-loading zombie for UPS. Now I'm here to tell you how to make sure that Xbox or envelope full of cash you're shipping arrives in one piece.


The 6 Most Horrifying Child's Beauty Pageant Contestants

While the idea of a beauty pageant for children is objectionable in and of itself, things can actually get worse.


5 Bizarre Animal Chain Reactions Our Daily Lives Are Causing

Some of the effects we have on Mother Nature are much less obvious and very, very weird.


The 6 Most Bizarre Safe For Work Fetishes

These are fully clothed, non-sexual images and videos that still serve as wank material for vast audiences of otherwise normal people.


8 Racist Halloween Costumes People Apparently Still Wear

If you're heading to a costume party this year and want to make everyone there very uncomfortable, there are plenty of options available in this year's fine selection of racist Halloween costumes.


5 Creepy Urban Legends That Happen to Be True (Part 7)

This world is so scary that a lot of the creepy tales you told around the campfire have actually happened to real, very unfortunate people.


6 Bizarre Ways Funerals Will Change in Your Lifetime

By the time you attend your last funeral (we're going to go ahead and assume it will probably be your own), the ceremony won't look anything like what we do now.