Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Steps to Get From Freelance Writer to Published Author

The Internet truly is a great place to get started, because it's all right there for your discovery.


5 Real People Whose Lives Were Ruined by Winning the Lottery

Sometimes all it takes is a dollar and a dream to fall headfirst into a living nightmare.


The 7 Most Profoundly Depressing Celebrity Cruises

Want to be surrounded by water in the company of R. Kelly? You probably don't need a cruise, but one exists just in case.


The 5 Most Spectacularly Failed Attempts at Heroism

Some people want to be heroes a little too much.


The 6 Most Intimidating Statues from Around the World

Not a single one of our national monuments has laser beams for eyes. Let's fix that.


5 Apologies to the Cops Who Beat Me Up for No Reason

Why let a brush with police brutality turn you bitter?


5 Simple Steps to Not Being a Total Asshole

If you are an asshole, suspect you might be an asshole, or just know an asshole who could use some help, read on to learn how to take the first little steps toward a normal life.


The 5 Most Insanely Misunderstood Morals of Famous Stories

Fans can misinterpret movies or books so badly that they end up becoming the exact same things the authors were warning them about.


So You've Killed the Last Member of an Endangered Species

On the bright side, it was probably really lonely being the last one and all.


The 6 Most Ridiculous Things People Claimed to Legally Own

Do people get that just pointing at something is not a binding claim on property?


4 'Victims' It's Time to Stop Feeling Sorry For (Part 2)

Our supply of expendable sympathy is running low. Time to make some sacrifices.


3 Awful Experiences Our Brains Always Remember Fondly

The inside of your head is a lie.