Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Amazing Stories of One Complaint Ruining It for Everyone

It turns out that sometimes a vocal minority can make a world of difference, even if that minority is exactly one person and his or her complaint is completely stupid.


22 Lies You've Probably Read Online (Revised for Accuracy)

The Internet is bullshit's natural habitat. We asked you to take some of the more popular lies the Internet loves to tell, and vandalize them with the truth.


The Thought Process of Every Bad Wedding Dancer

The bride, radiant. The cake, delicious. The bar, open. And have been very patient. But now it's time to light this mother funking Marriott conference hall on fire.


8 Filthy Foreign Phrases the English Language Needs

Here are eight of the bonkeriest idioms ever, along with some shrug-heavy speculation on how they came to pass.


5 Major News Stories That Forgot to Tell You the Best Part

More often than not, these missing details change everything we learned about the story in the first place.


6 Ways to Not Suck at Stand-Up Comedy

Now that I have an official Cracked list of tips for not sucking on stage, I give you six mistakes to avoid in comedy:


5 Mind-Blowing Works of Art That You Aren't Allowed to See

Truly, art is made to enrich and be enjoyed by all. Well, except for this stuff.


10 Baffling Safety Products Clearly Aimed at Paranoid People

What this particular demographic may lack in reason they make up for in income, and there's no shortage of products designed to prey on their irrational fears for a few extra (thousand) bucks.


7 Modern Ghost Towns That Look Like Sci-Fi Movies

We know what you're here for, sci-fi aficionados. Let's just get straight to the futuristic abandoned stuff, shall we?


6 Mind-Blowing Substances That Laugh in the Face of Physics

These materials are often hard to get and/or incredibly dangerous, but they're worth it for the cool factor alone.


5 Unrealistic Movie Cliches That Are Scientifically Accurate

Often absurd or simplistic tools that filmmakers use to get their points across are more based in reality than you might think.


5 Life Lessons from a Former Mean Girl

Unless I use my shameful past for good, the guilt of being a bully will haunt me forever. So I'm turning my shame into wisdom for all of you.