Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Things I Learned As a Cop Movies Won't Show You (Part 2)

If you think TV and movies make police work sound like fun, well, it is. It can be dangerous, sure, but you sure as hell wind up with some great stories.

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5 Realities of Being Lost at Sea (From a Shipwreck Survivor)

Steve drifted on a life raft across the Atlantic for 76 days before he was finally rescued.

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4 Awful Mistakes Restaurants Make All the Time

The reason 60 percent of restaurants fail in their first year is because at least 60 percent of owners don't know their elbows from grape jelly.

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5 Grossly Inappropriate Jokes on Kids' Comic Book Covers

A quick perusal of kids' comic book covers can tell you that the stories upon these pages can be the stuff of freaking nightmares.

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4 Classic Horror Movies That Get More Love Than They Deserve

When something comes along that seems even remotely new or veers away from the run-of-the-mill tropes and cliches we've come to expect from scary movies, our first instinct is to pile on mountains of praise that, in time, reveals itself to be completely undeserved.

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5 Things I Learned as a Ghost Hunter (TV Won't Show You)

We're Clint and Jessica Harris, a pair of paranormal investigators with more than a decade of experience, and here's what you probably didn't know about the world of ghost hunting.

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10 Offensive Ads You Won't Believe Are From the Last Decade

These ad execs took these messages, then twisted them until they were confusing, hurtful, or downright disturbing. Then they crapped on them.

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5 Useless Products That Nobody Can Throw Out

Some things are easy to get rid of. And some stuff we're much better at holding on to, even when it means we can no longer fit our possessions in our homes.

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6 Smart Movie Characters Who Do Incredibly Dumb Things

Sometimes these supposed geniuses make decisions that even a WWE staff writer would find patently ridiculous.

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5 Human Flaws That Prevent Progress and Keep Us Dumb

We've erected all these barriers between ourselves and new ideas, so anytime someone tosses a ping-pong ball of knowledge at our brain, we open our mouths and spew a bunch of nonsense.

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5 Things They Don't Tell You When You Leave the Army

While the military tries its best to show you things like how to write a resume or claim GI Bill benefits, there are some parts of everyday post-combat life they fail to mention.

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5 Ways Vladimir Putin Is Failing at Supervillainry

The real Vladimir Putin isn't a mix of the best parts of He-Man and Skeletor. Hell, he's not even the best parts of Ram Man and Spikor.

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5 People Who Became Unwitting Tourist Attractions

Sometimes, fame means little more than taking a full-time job as a depressing sideshow freak. Just ask some of the people who had the misfortune to become human tourist attractions.

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5 Disturbing Things I Learned in Scientology's 'Space Navy'

My name is Derek Bloch, and I spent three years in Scientology's creepy space navy before abandoning ship. Here's what I learned ...

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15 Reasons You Should Have Hit Me With Your Car

I realized that I was a selfish jerk for not allowing this particular car to mow me down, and I owe the human race an apology.

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