Cracked Archive - Weird World

16 Real Old-Timey Photographs That Will Give you Nightmares
16 Real Old-Timey Photographs That Will Give you Nightmares

Some of what passed for everyday life 75 or 100 years ago would send you running screaming in the other direction today. And when those scenes are captured on grainy old-school film, you get the stuff of nightmares.

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The 7 Creepiest Places on Earth (Part 3)
The 7 Creepiest Places on Earth (Part 3)

Even the best Hollywood set dressers in the biggest budget horror movie can't outdo real life. You wouldn't spend a night in in these places regardless of the number of shotguns and Bibles you were allowed to bring.

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5 Halloween Parties Too Badass to Be Real (That Totally Are)
5 Halloween Parties Too Badass to Be Real (That Totally Are)

There are some places where the true spirit of Halloween lives on in grand fashion.

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6 Non-Medical Excuses That Should Qualify You for a Sick Day
6 Non-Medical Excuses That Should Qualify You for a Sick Day

There are a handful of good excuses for not going to work: illness, death in the family and actually that's just about it. When I'm king, all these listed will be acceptable.

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The 7 Most Questionable 'Haunted' Items on eBay
The 7 Most Questionable 'Haunted' Items on eBay

Here are some of this year's braver efforts to profit from the superstitions of idiots.

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3 Reasons To Attend Comikaze (Even If You Hate Conventions)
3 Reasons To Attend Comikaze (Even If You Hate Conventions)

A few years ago, Cracked.com sent me to the San Diego Comic-Con. Hopefully Comikaze will be much different.

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The 50 Creepiest Pieces of Romance Advice Ever Published
The 50 Creepiest Pieces of Romance Advice Ever Published

Sorry, single people, this week's column is for lovers only. Now that those lonely people are gone, hold that lover close and enjoy 50 highlights from three romantic books that offer tips for every day of the year.

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16 Great Halloween Costumes for Telling Everyone You Suck
16 Great Halloween Costumes for Telling Everyone You Suck

We've shown you some pretty bad costumes before. Some of you didn't get the message: Just because your costume wasn't on THAT list doesn't mean you can still dress like an ass and get away with it.

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The 6 Creepiest Things Discovered by New Homeowners
The 6 Creepiest Things Discovered by New Homeowners

These people need to find, and then kill, their realtors.

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So a Satellite Just Hit Your House
So a Satellite Just Hit Your House

Bucholz gives you a step-by-step guide to making the situation worse after your house has been destroyed.

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4 Tips for Fixing Up Your New Home (That's Clearly Haunted)
4 Tips for Fixing Up Your New Home (That's Clearly Haunted)

First off, congratulations on becoming a homeowner! Deciding to buy a house is one of the most important decisions you will ever make and it should feel good knowing that those four walls belong to you now, regardless of what shape they're in and on which Indian burial ground they might be standing.

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7 Creepy Urban Legends That Happen to be True (Part 5!)
7 Creepy Urban Legends That Happen to be True (Part 5!)

Halloween's nearly here, and that means Cracked is once again out to prove that the tales that scared you shitless as a kid could actually kill you as an adult.

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4 Unintentionally Hilarious '90s Instructional Videos
4 Unintentionally Hilarious '90s Instructional Videos

If you were lucid in the late 80s and early 90s, you know that most of our information was given to us by way of rap. It's how we learned everything from bike safety to the proper way of making love to police officers. However, there were many other teaching methods that were just as deranged.

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7 Obnoxious Behaviors That Should Be Punishable By Death
7 Obnoxious Behaviors That Should Be Punishable By Death

Like all well-adjusted individuals, I find myself wishing death upon people nearly constantly. And not people who deserve it like Genghis Khan or Jeffrey Dahmer (mostly because they're already dead) but people who just get under my skin. This raises several questions: Is wishing death justified? Is it productive? And what the hell is wrong with me

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