Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 4 Most Baffling Driving Behaviors Everyone Encounters

During my many drives, I've noticed some weird things -- some unexplainable, some just dumb.


5 Terrifying Ways Police Can Legally Screw You Over

In America, the courts have again and again given the police all sorts of leeway to royally screw up your life for almost no reason at all.


4 Lame Jokes You Start Telling as Soon as You Become a Dad

Here for your reading and my listing enjoyment, are the four types of Dad Joke.


5 Things Nobody Tells You About Breeding Endangered Animals

There are way more animal boners in the process than a reasonable person is comfortable with.


20 Insane Foreign Interpretations of American Culture

Americans more or less have a pretty skewed view on other cultures. But what happens when we flip that around?


The 5 Most Annoying Pet Personalities

If you get to know animals, you find that they have personalities as diverse as ours. Unfortunately, almost all of these personalities are extremely annoying.


5 Things You Only Know If You Grew Up in a Communist Regime

I grew up in communist Romania under the watchful eye of despotic president Nicolae Ceausescu. I watched my country torn to tatters, and it still hasn't even halfway recovered.


The 4 Most Useless Pieces of Advice Everyone Believes

It's time to recognize platitudes for what they are: 'Twilight'-level philosophizings on life that waste oxygen and do little else.


6 Insane Drug Myths People Used to Teach as Fact

Life has never been good for people who like drugs. Well, unless you're including every second of every day before the 1920s.


5 Problems You Can't Blame on How You Were Raised

How big of a difference do parents actually make in the long term? The answer isn't quite what you think.


6 WTF Works of Art That Required an Insane Amount of Effort

Depending on who you ask, these people either are shining examples of the human endeavor or just, like, really didn't have anything better to do that decade.


5 Incredible Sensory Superpowers You Didn't Know You Have

Science is just now beginning to uncover the human brain's almost supernatural ability to gather information about the world, and has found some pretty amazing things.


3 Fan Communities That Hate Their Own Members

At some point the fans of these communities decided it was up to them to prevent new people from joining them at all costs.


25 Insane Subcultures You Won't Believe Actually Exist

With billions of people existing together on this planet, those with quirky habits tend to find each other. And then things get kind of weird.


6 Things Movies Get Wrong About Swords (An Inside Look)

This is the closest Cracked will ever get to actual journalism.