Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 12 Most Terrifying Things Ever Invented for Babies

Inventors make terrible, terrible parents.


5 'Secure' Places That Are Shockingly Easy to Break Into

Fortunately for the burgeoning criminal, it turns out that some of the biggest and most daring crimes require surprisingly little effort.


5 'Rare' Things That Are Way More Common Than You Think

Because so many of us live in cities, we think of the Earth as a crowded place. So what's left to discover? A lot actually.


The 6 Greatest Lies Ever Told by Children

Children are horrible, sticky monsters who don't do a single thing that isn't motivated by the basest of human emotions.


The 5 Most Ridiculous Lies Ever Told to Impress a Woman

Human courtship is a complicated procedure that often involves some strategic lying. However, not all men manage to keep their tall tales in check.


5 'People' You Didn’t Realize Were Fictional Characters

Lots of figures from history and pop culture are the product of either some marketing campaign or just bad record keeping. Either way, centuries from now, people will probably still think that at one time these people existed.


4 Awkward Situations That Always Make You Look Like a Dick

The sad fact is that sometimes you get yourself in a position where all you can do is back away slowly while shame and awfulness are showered upon you.


5 Insane Theme Parks You Won't Believe Were Almost Built

Here are five theme parks you'll never ever attend, unless you know the secret of turning a dump truck full of venture capital into a time machine.


The 5 Stupidest Ways Important People Leaked Deadly Secrets

Government leaks tend to be less Mission: Impossible and more 'Guy mistook secret documents for toilet paper.'


5 Ways Marijuana Has Changed Since You Were in High School

Marijuana has changed a lot over the years. At least that's what my friends who smoke weed told me when I interviewed them for this article.