Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 New Kinds of Anxiety the Internet Gave Us
6 New Kinds of Anxiety the Internet Gave Us

We're about 20 years into widespread Internet use now, and it's easy to forget how many of the day-to-day anxieties we deal with are brand new to the species.

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5 Craziest Ways Men Have Censored Female Sexuality
5 Craziest Ways Men Have Censored Female Sexuality

Some governments seem to go out of their way to come up with the most ridiculous measures to preserve the modesty of their citizens.

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6 Mysterious People at the Heart of Unsolvable Mysteries
6 Mysterious People at the Heart of Unsolvable Mysteries

Occasionally, people will go down in history for some great deed or misdeed without anyone ever knowing who the hell they were.

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5 Creepy Abandoned Rooms Found Hiding in Plain Sight
5 Creepy Abandoned Rooms Found Hiding in Plain Sight

It's amazing how periods of history can stay preserved in a room when nobody can break in and destroy it.

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The 5 Worst Legal Defenses Actually Attempted in Court
The 5 Worst Legal Defenses Actually Attempted in Court

Verily, thou canst only read this list of shitteth defenses used in real lawsuits and mayhaps belch forth a guffaw or two.

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5 Real-Life Stories of Twins Creepier Than Any Horror Movie
5 Real-Life Stories of Twins Creepier Than Any Horror Movie

If you feel bad for being so creeped out by twins, let us share with you some true stories that range from merely weird to downright bone-chilling.

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4 'Superpowers' Everyone Thinks They Secretly Have
4 'Superpowers' Everyone Thinks They Secretly Have

These mediocre powers may not be suitable for a superhero, but they're perfect for helping us achieve tiny selfish gains every single day, and ultimately, isn't that all we really want from a superpower anyway?

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5 Cities That Will Be Wiped Off the Map by Natural Disasters
5 Cities That Will Be Wiped Off the Map by Natural Disasters

No matter how technologically advanced humans become, we'll always spend a good portion of our time pathetically flailing at nature and the various disasters it attempts to grind us down with.

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4 'Victims' We Have to Stop Feeling Sorry For
4 'Victims' We Have to Stop Feeling Sorry For

Here are four 'victims' we see all the time who no longer deserve our sympathy.

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6 Horrific Things Discovered in the Last Place You'd Expect
6 Horrific Things Discovered in the Last Place You'd Expect

Sometimes you hear about people finding valuable paintings hidden inside old frames at a garage sale or pirate gold beneath a dusty old restaurant on the northern California coast. Other times you click on the news and see people who find human skeletons under their hotel mattresses and taxidermy cat heads in their Happy Meals.

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The 5 Creepiest Ways Major Companies Are Watching You
The 5 Creepiest Ways Major Companies Are Watching You

The information age has been steadily providing technology that is allowing corporations to get to know their customers better than their own families.

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5 Tips for Punching Writer's Block in the Face
5 Tips for Punching Writer's Block in the Face

If your muse is currently giving you the Kato Kaelin treatment, maybe try some of these handy tips and get that lazy wad off the couch and working again.

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5 Amazing Stories of One Complaint Ruining It for Everyone
5 Amazing Stories of One Complaint Ruining It for Everyone

It turns out that sometimes a vocal minority can make a world of difference, even if that minority is exactly one person and his or her complaint is completely stupid.

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