Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Famous News Stories That Forgot to Tell You the Best Part

Sometimes, the most important fact in a news story doesn't emerge until months after everyone has gotten bored with it.


5 Kids Who Kick Ass at Stuff They Shouldn't Be Allowed to Do

Every parent dreams of having a kid who's a genius, or a star athlete, or something else that makes them famous by proxy. But not everything can be gymnastics and violins.


The 5 Worst Marketing Ideas Ever Put into Action

Apparently, sometimes marketing people just show up to work drunk and hand over complete creative control to people who actively hate their company.


6 One-of-a-Kind Things You Won't Believe Had Duplicates

They say that there's nothing new under the sun, and that applies to more things than you realize.


The 6 Most Half-Assed Superhero Origins of All Time

Despite the dumbass nature of superhero origins, they are a revered part of our pop culture. You know, except for these ones:


5 Ways College Accidentally Prepares You for the Real World

The most important lessons I learned from college, I learned indirectly. Life lessons delivered to me by my first immersion in a shitty, microcosm of humanity.


So You've Been Tied Up and Left for Dead on Train Tracks

Looks like you're tied up on a set of train tracks! So ... is this a sex thing, or a mortal peril thing?


7 Celebrities Who Invented Amazing Things on the Side

Most of us are lucky if we can make it through life with even one outstanding talent. But some just aren't content with that.


4 Ways the Face-Eater Zombie Craze Proves the Media's Broken

Recently a man ate another man and Cracked had an awesome day of traffic. This is not coincidence.


The 5 Most Ingenious Worlds Ever Invented by Science Fiction

In no other genre is setting as important as it is in science fiction: No matter how intricate the book's plot, or how chisel-jawed that Hollywood manpile on the movie's poster might be, the universe is always going to be the real star.


7 Phrases That Are Great Signs It's Time to Stop Talking

Here's some phrases that signal some actual bad things coming that nobody wants any part of.


The Worst Thank You Card Ever Sent

Dear Aunt Sandra-- So this Thank You card is something my mom's been on me to do for awhile (you know what she's like). I kept telling her I was saving up things to be thankful for so I could get them all in on a single card.


5 Infuriating Things Nobody Tells You About College

When it comes to lowering your expectations of the adult world, it doesn't get much better than finding out about this kind of crap.