Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Huge Monster Versions of the World's Most Annoying Things

It's easy to lose perspective and forget that other people have it so, so much worse than us.


6 Service Industry Code Words They Don't Want You to Know

This isn't necessarily about your flaws (although it might be). No, it's more to do with people in the service industry using a variety of code words when they need to talk about something without letting the chumps know what's what.


5 Animals That Can Do Amazing Things (With Their Butts)

Some animals shape the world around them using nothing but their asses, because life is occasionally just as wonderful as we always knew it was meant to be.


7 Social Disasters That Can Strike Out of Nowhere

You can't have a society without having social interaction, and you can't have that without the kinds of faux pas that we all work ceaselessly to avoid yet will periodically dive into.


5 Insane Things I Learned About Drugs as an Undercover Agent

We talked to an agent who has gone undercover for DHS, and what we learned was pretty shocking.


26 Shameful Things We All Do When No One's Looking

We all have habits we believe other people would find odd or even repulsing. But chances are good that you know someone who does the exact same disgusting crap.


5 Things to Know About the Armed Men in Your Local Chipotle

In Chipotle and Chili's and other chains across Texas, men and (a few) women have started using firearms as protest signs. Their cause? Defending the sacred right of Americans to treat every day like Tactical Halloween.


5 Unsettling Sub-Genres of Fan Art Lurking on the Internet

This stuff exists for the Internet's favorite reason: because.


3 Minor Social Situations We Make Awkward for No Reason

Here are three simple social situations that conversationally inept people like myself routinely make awkward for no logical reason.


5 Hated Groups That Are Going Out of Their Way to Be Awesome

It's refreshing to know that even groups of people with bad reputations are capable of doing awesome things.


5 Famous Works That Were Just Half-Assed Copyright Abuses

Sometimes suck is a byproduct of honest effort gone bad, and sometimes suck is a direct result of cynical copyright shenanigans.


5 Steps to Defeating Children While Armed Only With a Stick

We're going to need to come up with some sort of pretext for why you might need to attack children with a stick. You know ... otherwise this could be considered immoral.


5 Hilarious Jobs People Had to Do Before Modern Technology

Sure, some obscure part of your brain might remember that distant and fantastical time when humans once sewed garments and assembled cars, but you probably had no idea about these gigs.


6 Unexpected Things I Learned From Being a Drug Dealer

Cracked reached out to a group of drug slingers from all walks of life, verified their identities, assured our bosses that 'verifying their identities' didn't mean 'doing coke in the bathroom with them,' and then learned some surprising things .