Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Everyday Activities That Should Require a License

It's time we started requiring licenses for more areas than just driving and practicing medicine.


28 Japanese Halloween Costumes That Will Haunt Your Dreams

I've gathered some of the nuttiest examples of what Japanese costumers have been up to in the past few years.


The 7 Worst Excuses Given by People Caught Being Perverts

If you're a decent, normal pervert, your only excuse is going to be poor judgment. Worse offenders, however, are so much more hilarious.


The 6 Most Shameless Gimmicks Used by Funeral Homes

I wrote this whole article about how funeral homes go that extra mile to get your business. Your depressing, dead business.


5 Iconic Symbols You Associate With the Wrong Country

Sometimes 'national icons' only represent the ability for one nation to shamelessly rip off somebody else.


4 Things No One Tells You About Having OCD

Here's what it's really like to have OCD.


5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Being Offended

It's not about whether the offended people or the unoffended people are


6 Ridiculous Kid-Friendly Adaptations of R-Rated Material

You have to wonder whose idea it was to turn these violent, sex-filled franchises into cartoons and toys.


16 Ways to Exploit Cheat Codes You Didn't Know Your Body Had

We asked our readers to bring you the best codes that'll make your day-to-day just a little bit easier.


The 5 Weirdest Side Effects of Moving to a New Country

I have some words of wisdom to share for any prospective emigrants out there. Spoiler alert: It's all bad.


5 Innocent Gestures That Make You Look Like a Dick Overseas

If your foreign friends don't like you, it's probably because you're an oblivious asshole.


6 Reasons Life in Space Sucks (That Sci-Fi Doesn't Show You)

Apparently, the hardest part about life on a space station or moon base is a whole bunch of little everyday annoyances that will make your life a living hell.


5 Spectacularly Crazy Meltdowns by CEOs of Major Companies

Some people have actually crazied themselves to the top.


23 Strange Assumptions Advertisements Make About You

Did marketing departments start hiring Martians or something?


The 6 Most Despicable Ways People Tried to Raise Money

In the future, all babies will be named after Internet companies.