Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 B.S. Political Arguments You Hear Every Election Season

Look, we're not going to try to sway you on any one issue, but you should know that there are some factual points that almost everyone gets wrong.


5 Things That Have Almost Destroyed Halloween

Halloween isn't always the beacon of snack-sized Snickers and girls dressed as Kojak with cleavage that it should be. For years, nefarious little shits have been trying to have their way with it and make it awful, because some people just want to watch the world burn.


21 Ways Life Would Change if We Could Understand Animals

It's the question every stoned person has asked before: How would life be different if animals could talk to us? No but seriously, think about how would things would, like, change man.


7 Horrifying Uses of the Human Body to Create Art

Here are the most insane things people have done to themselves in the name of art -- the end result may still be ridiculous and it may still be bullshit, but nobody could call these people lazy.


5 Famous Artists Who Tried to Destroy Their Own Work

For artists, it must be complete agony to see their hard-labored brainchildren banned, censored or outright destroyed -- which makes it all the more baffling when they choose to do it themselves.


So Your Clone Is Trying to Murder You

Bad news: Your clone wants to kill you. Worse news: This guide is your only hope of survival.


The 6 Most Hilariously Insane Overreactions of All Time

Even if you've never, say, pulled a gun on somebody who cut you off in traffic, you've probably only imagined yourself doing it. Not everyone is capable of such restraint.


4 Truly Scary Facts No One Tells You About Halloween

Bad news dweebs, consider this column the shitty popcorn ball in your bag of candy. With any luck, it will spoil your favorite holiday just a little bit.


5 Everyday Things You Won't Believe Are Copyrighted

Since all of human history consists of people thinking of ways to take good ideas and make them terrible, these days copyright laws have been taken to absurd extremes.


5 Ways to Know Someone Isn't Actually a Badass

Toughness as a virtue died off somewhere in the 1950s, but most men still like to be thought of as badasses. Luckily, I've identified five ways to spot someone who is only pretending to be a badass.


5 Classic Superman Comics That Prove He Used to Be a Dick

Turns out that back in the day, the Man of Steel was less of a big blue Boy Scout and more of a raging anti-establishment maniac in red underpants who spent more time destroying property than catching criminals.


24 Mundane Photos Hiding Creepy Easter Eggs

How closely do you look at the photos your friends upload to Facebook?


The 6 Most Hilariously Creative Acts of Revenge

We do not endorse any of the following actions. (No matter how friggin' awesome they are.)