Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Brilliant Ways Hostages Outwitted Their Captors
6 Brilliant Ways Hostages Outwitted Their Captors

Let's face it: As much as we like to pretend that we're all Bruce Willis, if faced with a real-life kidnapper, most of us would react by soiling ourselves. Well, except for these people.

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5 Petty Feuds That Shaped the Modern World
5 Petty Feuds That Shaped the Modern World

Just because they're titans of business and leaders of nations, that doesn't mean grown men are above letting some name-calling influence their decisions.

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4 Ridiculous Things No One Tells You About Being an Adult
4 Ridiculous Things No One Tells You About Being an Adult

If you've ever felt like your parents were stuck in the past, this is why.

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7 Useless Money-Saving Tips People Were Paid to Write
7 Useless Money-Saving Tips People Were Paid to Write

Most of these tips are not useful at all, which would be annoying enough coming from a well-meaning friend, but the thought that these obvious, impractical and just plain stupid tips are coming from a human being who was paid to come up with them is enough to spike your blood pressure.

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The 7 Most Extreme Lies Ever Told to Get Out of Something
The 7 Most Extreme Lies Ever Told to Get Out of Something

There are a number of perfectly reasonable excuses to avoid doing something you don't want to, but sometimes reason just won't cut it. That's when crazy steps in.

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The 4 Stupidest Things People Love Getting Offended About
The 4 Stupidest Things People Love Getting Offended About

Being offended is a bit of a national pastime. But some people seem to want to put a lot of effort into getting thoroughly pissed over the smallest, most insignificant things that really have no effect on them at all.

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5 Popular Forms of Charity (That Aren't Helping)
5 Popular Forms of Charity (That Aren't Helping)

By all means, donate to charity. Just please avoid messing it all up with one of these mistakes.

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5 Ridiculous Things That Show Up in the Art of Every Comic
5 Ridiculous Things That Show Up in the Art of Every Comic

I collected comics for a long time until I went terribly broke one day and never returned. I remember it fondly and am reminded of some of my favorite cliches.

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The 5 Least Courageous Things Ever Done in a Crisis
The 5 Least Courageous Things Ever Done in a Crisis

You can only truly appreciate the hero who says 'Women and children first!' when you see how many people in the same situation say 'Outta my way!'

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5 Great Joys in Life That Healthy People Never Experience
5 Great Joys in Life That Healthy People Never Experience

It's not just the boozing and drugs they have to miss. There are certain pleasures that come with being a sickly person that the able bodied health nuts can never truly understand.

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7 Time-Tested Ways to Deal With Bullies
7 Time-Tested Ways to Deal With Bullies

I know a bit about being bullied myself and have put more than a little thought into techniques to combat bullying.

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8 Stupid Arguments That Internet Debates Always Devolve Into
8 Stupid Arguments That Internet Debates Always Devolve Into

he Internet is full of debates about important subjects like what is wrong with music these days and who is the most victimized group on earth, child soldiers or gamers. And all to often, these arguments go horribly wrong.

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