Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 5 Most Intense Rites of Passage from Around the World

We present you a list of some of the bravest rites of passage from around the world, which we encourage you to admire from the safety of your computer chair, not thinking too much about the irony.

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5 Facts That Will Change How You Picture Famous Places

Just like all those after-school specials tried to warn you, stereotyping isn't always the best practice, and some of our most common conceptions of famous places are due for a serious tweak.

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The 6 Least Solemn Funerals Around the World

The whole point of a funeral is to help people go through the grieving process -- but everyone grieves differently, and some do it ridiculously.

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4 Difficult Ways to Simplify Your Life (That Are Worth It)

Sometimes you need to do hard things that you don't want to do because they'll make your life easier. I mean ... probably.

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5 Things You Learn From a Lifetime of Screwing Up

I offer this not to help you be a better person, but to help you be a safer, more efficient, and beyond all, more hilarious screwer of ups.

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6 Mental Illnesses That Only Happen in One Place on Earth

There is a long list of absolutely bizarre mental disorders that are extremely common in one place, and only one.

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6 Military Fakes You Won't Believe Fooled the World

It's not surprising that these ridiculous, compulsive liars exist. It's surprising that some of them managed to fool the world.

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6 Hilariously Failed Attempts at Making Comics More Diverse

The efforts to create these characters made it appear that they had never actually spoken to any non-white person in their lives.

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18 Disasters Caused by Misheard Homophones

Hom·o·phone n.: a word pronounced the same as another but differing in meaning, whether spelled the same way or not.

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5 Staples of the Legal System That Statistics Say Don't Work

Some habits are really hard to freaking change. And it's too bad, because these legal practices need to.

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The 21 Infuriating Steps to Completing Any DIY Project

From gratification to medication, I like to do things myself. However, I need a lot of help in my DIY projects.

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7 Mind-Blowing Easter Eggs Hidden in Famous Publications

These slingers of brain candy have been corrupting humanity for longer than the gun and oil industries combined, so it's not surprising that they've stashed a few bizarre secrets up their sleeves.

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5 People on Etsy Who Are Clearly Serial Killers

If you're curious about the minds of serial killers or you just have a dream of one day being on the news, here are five Etsy members you can contact who desperately want to sell you fear.

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