Cracked Archive - Weird World

3 Reasons You Shouldn't Shame Your Kids on the Internet

As someone who has spent a little over a decade immersed in both parenting and the Internet, I know they don't go together.


4 Exaggerated Dangers Everyone Loves to Hype

As terrifying as the daily grind can be, some of the hot-button, fashionable bogeymen are a lot less scary than you've been told.


5 Ways Your Brain Is Turning You into a Jerk

We've said it before and we'll say it again: Your brain loves to screw around with you.


Advice for a Man Trapped in the Near-Term Future

According to my advice-dealing instruments, you are communicating to me from some point in the future. Let's begin.


4 Ways We're Programmed to Think Women Aren't Funny

While women are just as funny as men, there are some scientific reasons behind why you think they aren't.


5 Ways Growing Up Inside Scientology Was a Nightmare

We were normal, working class Scientologists. And our lives were terrifying nightmares.


5 Animals That Refuse to Play by the Rules of Evolution

Some animals raise a middle finger (or claw, or tentacle) to stereotypes and flip our world upside down.


39 Innocent Gestures That Will Make People Overseas Hate You

We should be charging $34.95 in airport terminals for this kind of information.


5 Reasons My Dog Is a Lazy, Worthless Millennial

Here are some unassailable conclusions about all American 20-somethings we can draw from looking at my dog.


8 Criminals Who Took Dumbassery to Staggering Heights

Sometimes I ponder trying my hand at being a criminal mastermind. But then I read about dummies like these people, and I think I'll just be as stupid as them.


21 Rules We Should Suspend/Enforce One Day Each Year

The Purge brought up an interesting question: If for one day, rules were suspended (or conversely, we enforced some new ones), what would it be like?


6 Shocking Realities of the Secret 'Troubled Teen Industry'

In short order I learned some terrifying truths about an industry dedicated to taking America's at-risk youth and messing them up in the worst way possible.