Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Insane Theme Parks You Won't Believe Were Almost Built

Here are five theme parks you'll never ever attend, unless you know the secret of turning a dump truck full of venture capital into a time machine.


The 5 Stupidest Ways Important People Leaked Deadly Secrets

Government leaks tend to be less Mission: Impossible and more 'Guy mistook secret documents for toilet paper.'


5 Ways Marijuana Has Changed Since You Were in High School

Marijuana has changed a lot over the years. At least that's what my friends who smoke weed told me when I interviewed them for this article.


6 Mind-Blowing Pop Culture Questions Answered by Super Fans

Thankfully, the Internet is home to a relentless army of hardcore nerds who are willing to do the work of sifting through all of pop culture to come up with the hard numbers.


5 Beloved Superheroes Who Are Actually Really Stupid

Most superheroes are as stupid as they are powerful.


So You've Been Shrunken to a Fraction of Your Size

What am I doing in a weapons lab?


5 Horrifying Details Hidden in Classic Children's Cartoons

Children's franchises like to put up a front that's all lollipops and rainbows, but scratch the surface and you find that those lollipops are produced by child slave labor, while all those rainbows are the offal resulting from a mass unicorn slaughter.


The 5 Creepiest Smear Campaigns Launched by Powerful Groups

There are many ways to deal with criticism: You can address it with counterarguments, you can use it to improve yourself, you can ignore it ... or you can spend inordinate amounts of money trying to nuke the reputation of your critics in the hopes that it will make people stop listening to them.


The 7 Most WTF Houses People Actually Live In

Sure, they're rare, and you might not want to actually live in them, but it's at least possible that one day you could set up shop in one of these.


9 Insane Cities You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped

Humans are infinitely creative and resilient, and that they will live in exotic locales that challenge the limits of logic and/or sanity.


4 Good Manners It's Time to Stop Pretending We Care About

There are some social faux pas that, for better or worse, we just need to let go.