Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Signs of a Crappy Motel They Never Show in the Pictures

Here are five mistakes to avoid when trying to fancy-up a shitty motel.


5 Things No One Tells You About Being Robbed

I left for work on a Tuesday morning the owner of two laptop computers, two external hard drives, a PlayStation 3, several video games, and a trumpet. When I returned home, I no longer owned any of those things.


6 Famous Authors Who Were Nothing Like You Expect

We tend to forget that sometimes writers just make shit up that has nothing to do with their real lives, and as a result we have an image of them that directly contradicts their actual personality.


5 Horrifying Secrets Supermarkets Don't Want You to Know

If something from your kitchen makes you sick, would you ever think to blame the grocery store? You should.


5 Mind-Blowing Cases of Mistaken Identity by the Police

t's not like any of us could just wind up in jail for looking like a serial killer. Right?


6 People Who Mixed Bad Luck with Stupidity

The world is literally up to its nuts in dummies.


6 Things You Won't Believe Were Built by a Single Person

Sometimes unlimited imagination is paired with both inspiration and obsession, and this sexy three-way of abstract concepts gives us some truly awesome feats.


5 Stupid Travel Myths Everyone Believes

Because nothing happens to me that isn't hilarious and insightful and life-affirming, I thought I might rub one out about my recent trip.


5 Insane Crimes Committed by Cops in Charge of Solving Them

They may be horrible people, but you've got to admire the balls it takes to pull off stunts like these.


5 Mind-Blowing Ways People Solved Unsolvable Cold Cases

Sometimes, even the coldest of cases get solved decades later, just out of the damned blue, in the strangest ways possible.


6 Insanely Reckless Media Accusations That Ruined Lives

You would think the birth of the Information Age and greater access to instant fact checking would make cases like these more rare. You would be wrong.


3 Things You Don't Get Any Better at With Old Age

Do yourself a favor and make yourself a better person. You're never too old to learn something new.