Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Ways to Know Someone Isn't Actually a Badass
5 Ways to Know Someone Isn't Actually a Badass

Toughness as a virtue died off somewhere in the 1950s, but most men still like to be thought of as badasses. Luckily, I've identified five ways to spot someone who is only pretending to be a badass.

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5 Classic Superman Comics That Prove He Used to Be a Dick
5 Classic Superman Comics That Prove He Used to Be a Dick

Turns out that back in the day, the Man of Steel was less of a big blue Boy Scout and more of a raging anti-establishment maniac in red underpants who spent more time destroying property than catching criminals.

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The 6 Most Hilariously Creative Acts of Revenge
The 6 Most Hilariously Creative Acts of Revenge

We do not endorse any of the following actions. (No matter how friggin' awesome they are.)

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5 Big News Stories That Left Out the Most Important Part
5 Big News Stories That Left Out the Most Important Part

The news media is in and out quicker than a high school kid on prom night, hyping up the most outlandish elements of a story and then dropping it like it's an infant.

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5 Terrifying Things Found in the Last Place You'd Expect
5 Terrifying Things Found in the Last Place You'd Expect

If life were perfect, the terrifying things of the world would live in their own remote part of the planet so the rest of us could avoid them entirely. But life isn't perfect.

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The 5 Weirdest Patron Saints of the Internet
The 5 Weirdest Patron Saints of the Internet

When you are online all the time you'll run into certain people and things that seem to be beloved by all and you may not understand why, but they'll have just short of no real world influence at all offline.

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The 5 Most Surreal Financial Apocalypses From History
The 5 Most Surreal Financial Apocalypses From History

Money is a fragile thing, vulnerable to a whole lot of societal factors that you have no control over whatsoever. Which is why sometimes things just go completely insane.

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4 Ways High School Makes You Hate Reading
4 Ways High School Makes You Hate Reading

Let me be clear, I still love reading good books. But thanks to school, everything else is a pain.

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The 6 Most Insanely Reckless Smuggling Tactics
The 6 Most Insanely Reckless Smuggling Tactics

Smuggling requires planning, creativity and guile. Or at least a smuggler who really, really doesn't give a shit.

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The 5 Stupidest Ways People Try to Avoid Embarrassment
The 5 Stupidest Ways People Try to Avoid Embarrassment

There are certain scenarios that are so uncomfortably awkward that I go to bizarre lengths just to avoid them. Maybe you do, too.

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5 'Luxury' Toys for the Children of Wealthy Douchebags
5 'Luxury' Toys for the Children of Wealthy Douchebags

Hey, it's never too early to get a head start on being a detached, rich little dickhead.

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5 World-Famous Products That Are Shameless Rip-Offs
5 World-Famous Products That Are Shameless Rip-Offs

It turns out that many of the 'knockoff' brands we've scoffed at in the supermarket were there before the more famous, million-dollar 'original' product ... that totally stole their idea.

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5 Badass Photos of People Walking Through Insane Situations
5 Badass Photos of People Walking Through Insane Situations

All were saying is that these guys' every step inspires no less than six bitchin' guitar solos and one training montage wherein a starry-eyed young lad learns karate.

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