Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Giant City-Wide Parties You Won't Believe Are Real

Are the celebrations herein involving fire and dicks and animal shit any stranger than, say, New Year's Eve, or Mardi Gras? Actually, yes.


5 Supposedly Fun Activities That Are Actually Terrifying

The I am not composed of extremely low pH water and hatred of all things fun. The problem with my fun times, however, is that there are outside forces pissing them away from me.


The 6 Most Effective Ways to Lie on Your Resume

I'm here to help. After consulting with experts in deceit, who may have been overstating their expertise now that I think about it, I've compiled the following guide to help you lie on your resume.


7 People Who Risked It All to Achieve (Very Stupid) Goals

Obviously some people seem to be training to win the gold in the screwed-up priorities Olympics.


The 5 Least Sexy Experiences Everyone Goes Through

No matter how hot the subject of your crush, they've experienced those awful events in life that wick away your sexiness.


5 Favors People Love to Offer (That No One Wants)

Even though we generally like it when people do nice things for us, there are some favors no one really wants. Here are five:


6 Types of Apologies That Aren't Apologies at All

Thanks to the Internet, we've started to develop some pretty universal techniques for 'apologizing' without really apologizing.


5 Terrifying Secrets About Riding in an Ambulance

We have some bad news: The world of ambulances, and the long-suffering crews who work inside them, is quite a bit more horrifying than you thought.


The 6 Craziest People Who Are Overpopulating the World

Millions of us are so terrified of or disinterested in having kids that we'll literally never do it. But the world's population keeps inflating like a balloon because there are plenty of people at the opposite end of that spectrum. Way, way at the opposite end.


6 Pet Products That Prove Rich People Have Gone Insane

We all love our pets, but rich people can express that love in insane ways the rest of us had no idea were even possible. So while we might treat our dog to a helping of table scraps and a belly rub, the wealthy can spend thousands of dollars on baffling luxury products, like these.


5 Supposedly Fun Activities Nobody Actually Enjoys (Part 2)

You don't like visiting museums, and it's time to stop pretending you do.


The 6 Most Nonchalant Ways People Dodged Death (Repeatedly)

How many times have you almost died? If your answer is 'Somewhere between two and 14 times,' then you're probably on this list.


5 Tips for Pairing Cheap Beers with Personal Failures

So you let yourself down. That's OK, it happens to everyone, though probably not to the same degree or with the same consistency as it happens to you. But that's OK: I'm here to help.