Cracked Archive - Weird World

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.


6 Mind-Blowing Pop Culture Questions Answered by Super Fans

Thankfully, the Internet is home to a relentless army of hardcore nerds who are willing to do the work of sifting through all of pop culture to come up with the hard numbers.


5 Beloved Superheroes Who Are Actually Really Stupid

Most superheroes are as stupid as they are powerful.


So You've Been Shrunken to a Fraction of Your Size

What am I doing in a weapons lab?


5 Horrifying Details Hidden in Classic Children's Cartoons

Children's franchises like to put up a front that's all lollipops and rainbows, but scratch the surface and you find that those lollipops are produced by child slave labor, while all those rainbows are the offal resulting from a mass unicorn slaughter.


The 5 Creepiest Smear Campaigns Launched by Powerful Groups

There are many ways to deal with criticism: You can address it with counterarguments, you can use it to improve yourself, you can ignore it ... or you can spend inordinate amounts of money trying to nuke the reputation of your critics in the hopes that it will make people stop listening to them.


The 7 Most WTF Houses People Actually Live In

Sure, they're rare, and you might not want to actually live in them, but it's at least possible that one day you could set up shop in one of these.


9 Insane Cities You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped

Humans are infinitely creative and resilient, and that they will live in exotic locales that challenge the limits of logic and/or sanity.


4 Good Manners It's Time to Stop Pretending We Care About

There are some social faux pas that, for better or worse, we just need to let go.


6 Ways Convenience Stores Have Changed the World

If you've ever wondered how convenience stores always seem to have at least one kind of cheese-powder-covered snack you're craving, it's because they've put about a thousand times more thought into it than you have.


5 Important Things You Won't Believe Comic Books Invented

There are times in history when comic book pages splashed to life and changed the world in amazing ways or predicted the hell out of some pretty major stuff.


4 Situations Where We've All Agreed to Act Like Dicks

There are some places in the world, some specific times and events, where goodness is checked at the door and humanity itself decays into an awkward, terrible beast.


The 6 Creepiest Things Kids Have Ever Been Asked to Color

Just because you can create a simplified version of real-life events in an easy-to-color format doesn't mean you should.