Cracked Archive - Weird World

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.


8 Terrifying Life Lessons From a Former Terrorist

We sat down with Shane Paul O'Doherty, a former IRA bomber turned pacifist, and asked him about his life. Here's what he told us.


5 Bafflingly Prudish Moments in History

Time and time again, humans have shown that anything that reminds them of babies or how we make them gives us the heebie-jeebies.


6 Daring Assassination Plots (Carried Out by Morons)

Apparently, most of the world's assassination attempts turn into a Mr. Bean-esque slapstick scenarios.


6 Survival Tips from a Professional Adventurer

'If it wants to kill you, I'm there.' This is how George Kourounis described his job to us.


4 Japanese Inventions That Will Revolutionize Marriage

Japan recently decided marriage is some sort of scam, apparently.


5 Most Disastrous Internet Beauty Tips (Tested)

Pinterest hosts thousands of tutorials for becoming beautiful. In one day, I tried all of them.


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.