Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Real Afflictions That Have Somehow Become Trendy

There was a time in history where most people didn't want to have diseases. It was considered cool to be healthy, and

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6 Insane Holidays You'll Wish You Celebrated

In America, a holiday amounts to little more than a day off from work and a few quiet beers. It turns out that we're really dropping the ball when it comes to finding excuses to party like there's no tomorrow.

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Answering The 6 Craziest Pet Questions Ever Googled

After all our animals do for us, it's particularly hard to watch them get sick or depressed. Millions of people turn to the Internet with frantic searches asking for help with their animals, but sadly, the Internet is full of misinformation designed to sell pet medication and doggie spa packages to panicked owners.

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What If Captain America Was Insane? A Comic Book Rewrite

During World War II, scientists created a revolutionary super soldier formula to turn frail Steve Rogers into 'Captain America'! Those scientists were killed by Nazis a couple minutes later, so they never got a chance to see if pumping experimental DNA-rewriting drugs into a boy too weak to pass an army physical had any massive psychological side e

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6 Things That Always Seem to Happen When You're Late [CHART]

Your dog's bladder suddenly takes half an hour to empty.

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5 Reasons We Need Classes on How to Talk to People

We have classes for things like math and science and spelling. But what about social skills? Where are the classes on how to hold a basic conversation?

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6 Famous People Whose Identities We Still Don't Know

We live in a culture that doesn't exactly value anonymity. It's difficult to grab lunch at a drive-through without having to check in on at least three social media sites, for example. To get an idea of how much things have changed, there are some people who have become world-famous icons, but whose names no one knows.

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The 16 Most Hilariously Dishonest Old School Advertisements

Modern advertising constantly straddles the line between creative marketing and straight-up bullshit. But back in the old days, advertising companies got away with winning their bread and butter through straight poker-faced lies.

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The 6 Most Terrifying Theme Park Rides Ever Built

One of the most annoying things about going to an amusement park is all the stupid precautions. Amusement park owners weren't always so cautious, though, and even these days, there are still some reminders of why all that crap is necessary.

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The 6 Most American Things That Aren't Made in America

Many of the great symbols of Liberty we Americans cherish are actually not American at all.

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8 Words You're Confusing With Other Words

And you know what, if people are going to spell 'receive' wrong or complain about

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9 Houses You Won't Believe People Actually Live In

Part of the appeal of being a homeowner is the ability to customize your house the way you like it. For some, that means adding a deck, repainting or expanding the bathroom. For others, it means entering the realm of madness and becoming its eternal ruler. We know all of these houses make you want to scream, 'Fake!' but we promise: They're all asto

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