Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Videos of Superhuman Reflexes That Saved Lives

These people saw Death charging at them a mile away and merrily cartwheeled out of their own mortality.


5 Mind-Blowingly Valuable Things Hidden in Everyday Life

Even outside of the obvious and silly examples, there are all sorts of situations where money works in ways that we just can't wrap our minds around.


5 Things We All Want (But Don't Deserve)

Here are five things we shamelessly covet with absolutely no justifiable expectation of receiving them.


If Schools Were Allowed to Use Sarcasm

They say that talking to kids requires you to speak their language. And while that type of reasoning has resulted in travesties such as educational rap, sarcasm is one language we're sure every teacher wishes they were allowed to use.


The 5 Most Pointless Abilities People Love to Brag About

For every person with an extraordinary gift, there are whole knots of normal people mistaking their asinine quirks for significant abilities. They celebrate their meaningless talents loudly and often, trying to convince anyone who will listen that they are super.


7 Bizarre Ways You Didn't Know 9/11 Changed the World

Because of 9/11 the world was affected in a number of bizarre, unexpected ways that largely went unreported, for obvious reasons.


14 Origin Stories of Real-World Villains

Fictional villains always have a backstory that perfectly explains the havoc they unleash. In the real world, we generally assume the biggest villains are the product of stupid luck, but what if they aren't?


4 Family Vacation Challenges Overcome by Sheer Manliness

Over the course of three days, Mother Nature, man, and even machines rose up against me, but I continued undaunted through all this adversity, conscious that when it was all over, I would have a tale to tell the Cracked audience -- if they were brave enough to listen!


8 Badass Tourist Destinations for the Criminally Insane

If you really want a tourist experience that will make your loved ones demand 'What the Christ were you thinking?' then we have a few recommendations for you.


The 5 Most Hilarious Ways Anyone Ever Failed at Their Job

These are the kinds of things professionals have nightmares about: the hilariously ironic failures that everyone will find out about.


6 Petty Things That Start Wars in Every Office

Tiny things that you wouldn't believe can escalate into full-scale wars in any office.


4 Awful Things You Forget About Being Single

My wife and I have had to live apart for a few months for employment reasons, and it has become increasingly apparent that nostalgia is a lying sack of shit.


5 Ridiculous Lies That Fooled The Whole World

P.T. Barnum would be proud.


9 Sound-Alike Words You Didn't Know You Were Screwing Up

Rotting deep in the back of the refrigerator of common word usage are even more suspicious-looking Tupperwares full of mixed-up words. Here's a few choice delicacies.