Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Ways Companies Are Secretly Screwing Job Applicants

Why in the hell is getting a job so hard? Partly because there are a whole lot of invisible barriers standing in your way.


4 Situations When You're Totally Supposed to Lie

We've carved out a few niche situations in life when not only do we find it acceptable to lie, we've pretty much all agreed it's expected and even better to lie, because the truth is just going to let everyone down.


What's Your Most Epic Drinking Story? I'll Go First ...

This is the Tale of the Exploding Chili Flight.


5 Things It Turns Out You Were Right to Hate About School

Science is just now taking a closer look at these centuries-old school practices, and they're finding out that, hey, they weren't really helpful.


The 4 Most Inspiring Tributes to Spectacular Human Failure

The following four failures in particular are so wildly disappointing that someone, somewhere said, 'We have to commemorate this, the future needs to know it happened.'


5 New Products That Prove Humanity Is Doomed

While a Snuggie is just a stupid invention, there's a whole different layer, a subculture, if you will, of products that bring shame not just to the people who made them or may use them, but to reality as a whole.


5 Rules of Convenience Store Etiquette (Everyone Breaks)

Making sure your local convenience store lives up to the promise of its name is a team effort. Here are a few simple rules you can follow to help make it happen.


The 5 Weirdest Things That Can Cause You to Be More Racist

There are all sorts of random factors in your environment and biology that bring out your inner asshole. And sure enough, the science suggests that all manner of strange things trigger racist behavior.


9 Simple Tasks That No One in a Commercial Can Do Right

Everyone selling these products seems to be living in some kind of dystopian dimension where even most mundane task is a struggle. I've collected data from countless miracle washcloths and smoothie makers to compile this list of nine simple things no one in a commercial can do.


The 4 Greatest Things in Life (Everyone Manages to Ruin)

Just FYI: I know one of you, and it's just one, eats bacon-wrapped bacon every day, has sex with supermodels, and gets paid to play video games, and this article means nothing to you aside from my hilarious jokes, and that's OK. No need to comment.


The 5 Creepiest Foreign Versions of Disney Fairy Tales

It seems these tellers put their own little twists on the tale. Their insane, gut-wrenching, nightmarish twists.


5 Simple Problems Technology Should Have Fixed by Now

Sometimes the simplest tasks are left behind by the unceasing forward march of technological development, where they sit huddled, frightened, and alone -- left to die in the vast and unforgiving tundra of obsolescence.


So You've Swapped Bodies With Your Mortal Enemy

'Well, we'll table the issue of how demolished you were last night for now. Try looking around for clues. Can you figure out whose room this is? Are parts of their body anywhere?'