Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Iconic Characters You Didn't Know Were Ripoffs
5 Iconic Characters You Didn't Know Were Ripoffs

It turns out comic creators straight-up jacked many of the heroes you know and love from earlier works. And no, we're not about to list the knockoff brainchildren of Rob Liefeld.

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5 Tips for Fixing America's Schools (From a Former Teacher)
5 Tips for Fixing America's Schools (From a Former Teacher)

The only person more qualified to talk about the state of American education is ol' John Dewey himself. Ha ha, that's an educator joke. Here are five super legit ways to fix America's schools.

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The 5 Most Ridiculously Unnecessary Modern Inventions
The 5 Most Ridiculously Unnecessary Modern Inventions

People invent awful stuff all the time, and while there were a lot of really kitschy patents around the turn of the last century, you'd think that the dumb idea bank would be getting full up in modern times.

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4 Disturbing Sleep Conditions No One Talks About
4 Disturbing Sleep Conditions No One Talks About

Regardless of social class, everyone wakes up like a curbside hobo.

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The 4 Stupidest Ways Credit Cards 'Reward' You for Spending
The 4 Stupidest Ways Credit Cards 'Reward' You for Spending

At some point banks figured out that as much as people like low interest rates, no annual fees and an online payment system, what we really go berserk for are prizes.

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4 Things People Mistakenly Think Are Automatically Hilarious
4 Things People Mistakenly Think Are Automatically Hilarious

I am not saying these things are never funny. I am saying these are things that some people think are an 'easy' button they can push to automatically be funny. It is like trying to bake chocolate chip cookies with only the chocolate chips.

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The 5 Most Ridiculous Attempts to Be a Vampire in Real Life
The 5 Most Ridiculous Attempts to Be a Vampire in Real Life

Vampires are so appealing that some very special few people among us, out in the world right now, think they are actually vampires. So here's why that's lame.

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5 Stupid Bets That Changed the World
5 Stupid Bets That Changed the World

You'll never believe some of the amazing feats that were accomplished simply because someone looked someone else in the eye and said, 'Betcha can't ...'

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14 Bizarre Scenarios That Are Way Too Common in Stock Photos
14 Bizarre Scenarios That Are Way Too Common in Stock Photos

As a stock photo myself, I am taking it upon myself to explain my fellow stock photos to you.

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6 Great Phrases for Making You Feel Old as Hell
6 Great Phrases for Making You Feel Old as Hell

I don't mean cliches like 'It's raining cats and dogs.' I'm talking about simple every day phrases the world seems to agree are just the magic words for specific situations

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The 6 Most Baffling Political Ads Ever Aired
The 6 Most Baffling Political Ads Ever Aired

Not every politician has celebrities and CEOs supporting them. No, some of them have to find 'creative' ways to get attention in their ads.

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5 Videos of Superhuman Reflexes That Saved Lives
5 Videos of Superhuman Reflexes That Saved Lives

These people saw Death charging at them a mile away and merrily cartwheeled out of their own mortality.

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5 Mind-Blowingly Valuable Things Hidden in Everyday Life
5 Mind-Blowingly Valuable Things Hidden in Everyday Life

Even outside of the obvious and silly examples, there are all sorts of situations where money works in ways that we just can't wrap our minds around.

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