Cracked Archive - Weird World

8 Cutting-Edge Fashions That Are Clearly Practical Jokes

Well, at least we have a bunch of pictures to laugh at.


The 5 Most WTF Things Found While Working on an Old House

Sometimes you find some neat stuff when you're working on a home. Other times, you find find unrelenting nightmares that will pursue you to your grave.


The 5 Worst Things You See While Working in Fast Food

If you've ever earned your keep by flipping burgers, you already know what kind of horrifying sights await anyone brave enough to venture into the greasy back room of a fast food restaurant.


5 Types of People Who Ruin Every Story

A good story requires more than just a talented tale-telling; it needs a good audience. And that's harder to find than you might think, because there are so many people who suck at hearing stories.


6 Ways Companies Are Secretly Screwing Job Applicants

Why in the hell is getting a job so hard? Partly because there are a whole lot of invisible barriers standing in your way.


4 Situations When You're Totally Supposed to Lie

We've carved out a few niche situations in life when not only do we find it acceptable to lie, we've pretty much all agreed it's expected and even better to lie, because the truth is just going to let everyone down.


What's Your Most Epic Drinking Story? I'll Go First ...

This is the Tale of the Exploding Chili Flight.


5 Things It Turns Out You Were Right to Hate About School

Science is just now taking a closer look at these centuries-old school practices, and they're finding out that, hey, they weren't really helpful.


16 Shocking Statistics You'll Wish Were Made Up

'Statistics can be misleading.' It's an important phrase to keep in mind when reading opinionated news stories, or to repeat like a mantra when attempting to maintain your sanity in the face of the truly terrifying stats. We asked our readers to dig up statistics that will cause you to lock yourself in a closet for a little while.


The 4 Most Inspiring Tributes to Spectacular Human Failure

The following four failures in particular are so wildly disappointing that someone, somewhere said, 'We have to commemorate this, the future needs to know it happened.'


5 New Products That Prove Humanity Is Doomed

While a Snuggie is just a stupid invention, there's a whole different layer, a subculture, if you will, of products that bring shame not just to the people who made them or may use them, but to reality as a whole.


5 Rules of Convenience Store Etiquette (Everyone Breaks)

Making sure your local convenience store lives up to the promise of its name is a team effort. Here are a few simple rules you can follow to help make it happen.


The 5 Weirdest Things That Can Cause You to Be More Racist

There are all sorts of random factors in your environment and biology that bring out your inner asshole. And sure enough, the science suggests that all manner of strange things trigger racist behavior.