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.
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.
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.
This is the closest Cracked will ever get to actual journalism.
Because of unfortunate implications that we have no control over, a few completely normal statements and opinions can send you sailing directly into the crags of the Land of Douche.
This 'found footage' crap happens in real life way more often than you'd think, and a ton of the footage is pretty damn cinematic.
Unless your concept of a 'nerd' is a Depression-era newsie shooting pre-YouTube fan trailers, you might be surprised to learn that nerd culture has existed for way, way, way longer than you think.
Linda Almonte was an executive with JP Morgan Chase, and her only mistake was doing her job and blowing the whistle on her lawbreaking boss. For the last five years, her life has been a morass of lawsuits and private detectives.