Cracked Archive - Weird World

Why The Martini is the Greatest Drink Ever Poured

It is the perfect cocktail


5 Manliest Hobbies You've Never Heard of

There are a variety things people can do to change their monotonous lives. Some find religion and some find totally friggin' crazy.


6 Reasons High School Reunions Shouldn't Exist

I suppose there are people who thought of high school as their best years ever. Their days were filled with lots of friends they truly enjoyed. People who shared their values and sense of humor. And I guess it's conceivable that after graduation they decided to never speak to any of these people ever again. Perhaps, they lapsed into a temporary com


19 Hilarious Films in Under a Minute

Much more efficient than watching The Hangover II, and you won't hate yourself after.


4 Unintentionally Hilarious Guides for Depressing Situations

It's not usually okay to laugh at the pain and misfortune of others, but I found a collection of books and videos that were accidentally designed to do exactly that. That's what this article is about, so I'm sorry, unfortunate people... things still aren't going your way.


The 5 Most Extravagant Ways Cities Have Been Wiped Out

Every city will eventually go away. Usually they'll be abandoned or paved over to build a professional sports stadium for the bigger neighboring city. And then there are the cities that die hard. One morning they're there and the next, nothing. What happens in between is often so spectacular and fast you wouldn't believe it if you saw it happen in


9 Mind-Blowing Pieces of Art Made With Ridiculous Materials

Let's face it -- we've all tried to build a house of cards or make a sand castle at some point in our lives, but most of us get bored within a few minutes and give up. For others it may take an hour, or maybe even a few days... and there are those who devote their lives to making hugely pointless yet amazing things out of small, ridiculous material


The 5 Saddest Things People Do to Look Smart

The biggest problem is that there's a lot of different kinds of smart, and we can't all be good at all of them. Some people just panic and think there's only two groups of people - the smart and the dumb.


5 Simple Tricks for Destroying Your Co-Workers

While we'd like to believe that all it takes is hard work and talent, the bitter reality is that we need every advantage -- legit and otherwise -- to rise to the top. And that means you have to be ready to be a horrible person.


6 Insane DIY Surgeries You Won't Believe Actually Worked

Warning: does not advocate self-doctoring of any kind, no matter how hilarious it may be.


Barbecue for Bastards

Lessons in the fine art of gonzo grilling


The 6 Most Badass Airline Pilots To Ever Stare Down Death

While you may think flying is just a whole bunch of auto-piloting, it's important to keep in mind that pilots are around for a reason


I Can't Tell If the World Is Being Serious Anymore

When 'Fast Five' thrilled critics and finished their opening weekend at number 1, I decided to stop paying attention to movies for a while and start focusing on the real world.