Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Shocking Psychological Dark Sides of Being Funny

Comedy, like the Force, the moon, and what we now know about Michael Jackson, has a light and a dark side.


7 Spectacularly Crazy Lessons Taught by Real Teachers

The following teachers were either completely nuts or just having really off days on the job.


14 Weirdly Specific Obsessions Hidden in Famous Works of Art

We all know that creative minds tend to be into some pretty weird things. But it turns out that if you look close enough, some of those fixations are all up in their works.


The 4 Strangest Things Nobody Tells You About Life in China

Nothing shows hedonistic excess in China like being able to afford a pet white dude.


The 4 Most Underrated Feelings in the World

Stop moping about! Enjoy some of these happy good fun times!


3 Modern Satirists Screwed by People Who Didn't Get the Joke

Let's take a look at three people who might have escaped criticism if we just had a little more of that kind of faith.


The 5 Most Incredibly Detailed Replicas Ever Made by Fans

For whatever reason, a popular means of expressing one's enthusiasm for a piece of pop culture is to look at said thing and ask: 'What if this was the size of a hamster village and made out of something completely stupid?'


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.