Throughout history, there have been risk-taking, don't-give-a-sh*t doctors who were part Rambo, part MacGyver and part House (specifically, the crazy part of House).
There are all sorts of tiny, less obvious things that -- for no good reason -- can fill us with a sadness so pervasive we're forced to look away. Or at least there are for me. Here are six of my big triggers to melancholy.
Underwater seems like the one place on earth you'd actually be safe from spiders. But you couldn't be more wrong.
I think that I know exactly what to do to make the world noticeably better, in the span of a year or two. That's all. I'm proposing that every person on the planet spends one or two years doing all five jobs on this list.
When they say you can get anything on the Internet, they do mean anything. Including services seemingly aimed exclusively toward people with crippling personality disorders.
There are 10 more words you use every day that you had no idea were onomatopoeias, because, well, they're kind of dumb.
With the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, we enter that long, grim death march known as the holiday season. We here at Cracked want to help, or more accurately, to pretend to help while we make cheap jokes at your expense.
Some important discoveries are made by folks of singular mind and purpose. Others are made by people stumbling over them like a fat kid at a roller rink.
Last week someone trying to avoid doing real work by noodling around Google Maps all afternoon stumbled upon what appear to be enormous structures built in the deserts of Western China. This has sparked all sorts of speculation from me and other sweatpants clad journalists on what China might be up to.
Most of what you believe about Black Friday is a myth, right down to the day it falls on.
If it wasn't for humanity keeping Mother Nature's unbridled fertility in check, who knows how many forests we would lose to the insatiable white-tailed deer, how many streams to the thirsty bear, or golf courses to the reckless goose.