Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Insane Details of Cough Syrup Addiction (An Inside Look)

'Hello. My name is Adam Tod Brown, and I'm addicted to cough syrup.'


6 Awesome Stories of Bystanders Becoming Heroes

Let's once again stop and salute the nobodies who stepped up in the face of disaster when no one else would.


6 Bizarre Reasons Famous Foods Were Banned

You'd figure, of all our myriad freedoms, the freedom to eat would be one that almost goes without saying, one you take for granted, because who could possibly give a happy horseshit what you cram into your maw? Turns out all kinds of people care.


5 Famous Things You Won't Believe Were Invented in Dreams

It turns out a surprising number of society's innovations have come from dreams, proving that sometimes there is method to your brain's madness.


5 Insane Ways Science is Humiliating Birds (With WTF Images)

After seeing the myriad ways we've used science to mess with our fine feathered friends, we're frankly shocked they haven't all turned into Hitchockian horror.s


5 Shocking Ways Social Media Trends Can Predict Catastrophes

Turns out all that Facebook stalking is good for something.


The 4 Worst 'Scientific' Explanations for Famous Monsters

How shitty and plausible do their explanations get? Oh man, I've got a whole article about it.


3 Damaging Relationships You Can't Get Away From

Is the purpose of this article to grace you with bizarre, obscure new info? No. It's to make you question why we never question these things in the first place. Come, I'll show you.


The 10 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Safety Posters Ever

Here are 10 of the most ominous safety posters ever to grace break rooms across the globe. It's unclear if they improved morale, but these posters certainly filled workers with the fear of a dark and wrathful god.


6 Plastic Surgeries for Men That Prove Humanity Is Doomed

You just don't see men getting breast implants, and there are not yet reliable ways to do penis enlargements. But the industry is catching up, unfortunately.