Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Horrifying Things Only Garbagemen Know About Your Town

Cracked wanted to know what life was like behind that stained plastic curtain, so we reached out to a pair of sanitation workers named Sarah and Andy who make their living hauling away your dirty old underwear.


5 Ways Every Family Gathering Goes Wrong

Families can be hard -- even functional ones.


4 Things You Can Only Learn by Surviving an Earthquake

In January 2010, John and his younger brother were two of thousands of foreigners in Haiti when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake had just struck the country, the strongest in over 200 years.


6 Creative Punishments That Could Eliminate Crime Forever

I's kind of surprising to learn that real-world criminals sometimes end up getting punishments that aren't your typical life sentence for murderers or a week in Miami Beach for Lohans.


So You're Now a Mech Warrior

This'll be the only how-to guide you'll ever need when it relates to fighting giant monsters.


5 Adventures I Had as a Cam Girl With a Niche in Sex Puppets

My name is Veronica Chaos, and I make my living performing hilariously horrifying sex acts with my dummy, Slappy, on the Internet.


21 Things Kids Suspect About the Adult World (Part 2)

We can all think about to times in our formative years where, when failing to understand something, we just made the answer up like the ancient Romans and their Pantheon.


The 5 Most Narcissistic Products You Won't Believe Exist

Come, friend, lay off the puny apps and senseless self-shills -- there's a whole world of narcissist-aimed products out there, fully fitted for admiring the perfection that is you.


27 Famous Childhood Toys That Are Terrifying in Retrospect

Obviously in our formative years, these toys look badass. And while we understand that hindsight is 20/20, come on -- these things should've never graced our sticky little hands.


5 Classic Jokes With Mind-Blowing Scientific Answers

Are you ready to get a brain boner?


5 Things You Never Knew About Chasing Tornadoes

We asked him what it's like to have one of the world's most ridiculously dangerous hobbies. Tim Baker has ridden headlong against the raging sky demons we call tornadoes.


The 50 Most Awesome Things Ever Done by Americans

We've been collecting the stories of real Americans who did really awesome things -- at peace, at war, and while being Teddy Roosevelt.


7 Things I Learned as an Accomplice to Mass Murder

In August 2000, my mother's three best friends were arrested for the murders of five people. She was accused of providing the alibi. Looking back, this is what I learned.