Cracked Archive - Weird World

8 Vintage Ads Ripped Directly from Your Nightmares

When advertisers created the following ads, they probably had no idea they were actually making horror movie posters.


The 4 Most Passive-Aggressive Ways to Get Revenge

I decided to try out a few classic revenge pranks on others and see not only which were most effective, but which filled me with the greatest sense of justice and well-being afterward.


7 Iconic Skylines That Almost Looked Ridiculous

Either by chance or by design, some of the most iconic cities on the planet almost looked very, very different, like knockoff made-for-cable versions of themselves.


If Facebook Photos Told the Truth

Facebook offers the ability to 'tag' the people and events in a photo, but nobody tags the unspoken subtext behind why the person felt the need to post it at all. We asked you to show us what that might look like.


The 6 Most Insane Covers in the History of Old Magazines

You're probably just going to have to trust me that these are all real, unless you want to type 'action for men' into your browser and learn all about the best ways to get plowed by a trucker in the bathroom of a Red Robin.


4 Awful Tips for Keeping New Year's Resolutions

If your plans to reshape yourself, whether figuratively or literally, have already started to crumble, I want to help.


The 6 Grossest Anti-Smoking Ads of All Time

Eventually, anti-smoking ads will literally just be diseased organs stapled into magazines, but until then, we have ones like these.


5 Horribly Misguided Attempts at Teaching Lessons Creatively

It turns out that the line between 'fun new learning experience' and 'lifelong trauma' is razor thin.


20 Mind-Blowing Then vs. Now Comparisons

The world is changing so fast these days that we're sort of over people telling us how fast it's changing. These images, created by our readers, make us realize all over again how insanely different yesterday and tomorrow will be from today.


5 Secret Criminal Uses for Stuff They Sell in Gas Stations

You might be surprised to know the real reason every sketchy bodega and market in America sells these things.


The 5 Creepiest Things Ever Done With a Fake Medical Degree

These fakers like to pretend to be doctors and will make you as uncomfortable as a real doctor but with the added threat of not knowing their asses from grape jelly.


6 Important Things You Won't Believe Were Invented in Comics

It turns out comics have contributed a surprising number of enduring words, phrases, and traditions to modern society.