Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 7 Most Baffling Things About Women's Clothes

There are a lot of annoying things about being a woman, like periods, childbirth and not being able to play basketball in a way that keeps spectators awake. But near the top of the list has got to be buying clothes.


8 Bad Drivers Nobody Complains About (Part 2)

You know how everybody complains about old people and tailgaters while our national dialogue on driving behavior is noticeably lacking a discussion of people who are terrified of bicycles. In between then and now, the holidays happened, so I've got plenty more for you.


9 Ridiculous Cooking Myths You Probably Believe

You're not a master chef by any means, but you still know a few basic food truths, right? Well guess what: You're wrong about those, too.


The 7 Stupidest Alibis in the History of Crime

For every criminal with a fifteen-step escape plan there are thousands who didn't think they'd be caught, or just didn't think ever. One minute in the future might as well be Atlantis for these idiots, who approached crime with all the subtlety of a drug dealer in a Just Say No skit, and concocted less believable stories than Kim Jong Il's eulogy.


7 Charming Amenities of the World's Grossest Motel Room

How I ended up here is not the story. At least, it's not the story right now. I have no doubt that I'm more than enough of an asshole to share those details with the world at some point. But it won't be this day. Right now, there's only one story here, and that's the room itself. More specifically, the charming amenities of the shitty motel room I


The 6 Most Mind-Blowing Modern Ghost Towns

Man's vision constantly exceeds his reach. It is our curse to dream bigger than our meager hands can build. So for every Hoover Dam or Empire State Building that gets built, there are 10 projects that were simply too unfeasible to see to completion. And for each of those 10, there are 10 MORE that seemed too unfeasible, but someone decided that tha


10 Old Toys That Made Sense In Their Era (And Nowhere Else)

Remember that toy that you just had to have because it was based on something wildly popular? And then it turned out to really, really suck? It turns out that's been happening as long as companies have been mass-producing toys.


5 Dating Sites for Terrible People to Find Terrible Love

If I can't find love slapping around somewhere in one of these virtual cesspools, well, then it's probably everyone's fault but mine, just like literally everything else.


So You Forgot You Had To Go To Work Today

Bucholz provides us with another guide that you shouldn't follow whatsoever.


9 Quirky Things Every 'Cool' Workplace Is Required to Have

Exactly how 'out of the box' is something when every single one of your competitors is doing the exact same thing? Take a look at these things and you decide


The 6 Most Baffling Serial Crimes

Criminals aren't hard to figure out. Ask any cop. The guy who broke into your car wasn't a mastermind, he was probably looking for something he could sell to buy meth. Still, the world of law enforcement does have its confounding mysteries.