Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Questions That Need to Be Banned from Casual Conversation

Here are five seemingly well-meaning questions that should probably be avoided.


5 Hilariously Bad Ideas That Actually Solved Huge Problems

We're not saying that any of these are necessarily good ideas. We're just saying that even the most insane problems need to be solved, and sometimes they're solved with more insanity


The 10 Most Depressingly Unfunny Gag Gifts

Gag gifts are suck gifts. They suck the funny from a room as sure as a porn star will suck a suckable something.


5 Ways High School Really Does Suck (According to Science)

While 16-year-olds don't have decades of debt and regret weighing them down, they do have a long list of biological and social pitfalls making their lives hell.


5 Products That Improve the Love Lives of Creepy Sociopaths

The Internet is full of product reviews, but if you're anything like me, you've found them lacking something: rampant, selfish idiocy. I propose to fix that by telling you not only about all of these exciting new products, but also how to recklessly abuse them.


19 Famous Advertisements (Revised for Accuracy)

We asked you to play teacher with some of the most famous ad campaigns of all time, correcting them while showing your work so they can see exactly where they went wrong. Because, how else are they going to learn what they did wrong?


The 6 Stupidest Things Ever Done on a Dare

Few phrases in the English language are more powerful than 'I dare you,' particularly when uttered in the presence of alcohol and/or people under the age of 25.


5 Amazing Things That People Managed to Sleep Through

Sleep is basically a roll of the dice. If you want proof, look no further than the insane events that people have managed to sleep right through.


15 Wildly Misleading Movie Posters from Around the World

Sometimes poster designers get handed the title of the film and a note that says 'Use your imagination' in their mother tongue.


4 Ways to Tell If You're Creepy (Using the Internet)

This game is simple: Take any online service that you use frequently -- suggested products, custom ad services, mail filters, bank accounts, whatever -- and mentally subtract the context that only you would know. What would a total stranger, looking at those same results, assume about the person they're based on?


6 Ill-Advised Marketing Campaigns That Backfired Hilariously

Whether they are deliberately courting controversy or just didn't think it through enough, advertising campaigns occasionally backfire in hilarious ways.


5 Absurdly Fatal Injuries You Won't Believe People Survived

Death is called the great equalizer for a reason -- the rules are the same for everyone. Well, almost everyone.