Cracked Archive - Weird World

3 Reasons Never to Use the Term 'Friendzone'

I'm writing about sex this week -- specifically, the situation in which certain men complain about being 'friendzoned' by woman who choose not to see them sexually.


4 Public Apologies That Weren't Good Enough

These sorries just aren't good enough. We should generally be forgiving of our fellow humans, but not when it comes to these things.


4 Bizarrely Specific Things Being Taken Over by One Country

Sometimes, for wacky historical reasons, a single country will take over something no one would expect.


7 Pieces of Brain-Rotting Crap Made by Artistic Geniuses

Even the greatest artists of all time occasionally produce something they're not proud of, because no one in history has ever batted 1000.


5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Government Spending

For the sake of our simple little minds, are some of the biggest misconceptions people have about government finances. Please keep it handy and refer to it whenever you see a bunch of zeroes.


5 Insane Things That Will Destroy Our Power Grid

Cracked sat down with an executive for one of the companies working to protect and modernize our electric utilities, and he broke the difficult news that our power grid is about as carefully maintained as the floor of a taxi cab.


5 Cynical Marriage Tips Every Couple Needs to Learn

If you expect marriage to be a 50/50 deal then you don't understand marriage math.


5 Deranged Authors Who Wrote the Same Book Over and Over

If it's completely crazy, don't fix it.


4 Important Skills That Lazy People Learn in High School

I was a high school slacker. We slackers want to be winners. We want to have monstrous GPAs. We want to be everything we know we can be ... it's all just so deeply unengaging.