Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 14 Most Unintentionally Terrifying Statues in the World

A person can paint something with no guarantee it'll be around in a few years. But when a sculptor creates a horrifying monument to his own insanity, that shit gets erected in city park or town square somewhere.


6 Wacky Misunderstandings at the Scene of Grisly Crimes

Law enforcement has to be a grueling, stressful and hugely underappreciated job. But you have to admit, those guys wind up with the best stories to tell at parties.


5 Awesomely Sarcastic Supreme Court Decisions

The Supreme Court, like any other court in the land, hears more than one case per day. This means that it does happen, however rarely, that the justices are forced to preside over bullshit. And since the justices are human beings just like us, they can't help but call it out when they see it.


The Dangerous Side Effects of Watching Too Much MacGyver

How to turn an irresponsible bender into a piece of content on Cracked.


5 'Unspoiled' Locations That Are Actually Pretty Spoiled

It's comforting to know that there are some places on earth modern man still hasn't cheapened and ruined yet. Well, that's what you think until you get there, and see how long the line is to get in.


The 6 Most Impressive Resume Liars

Sit back and take a lesson from the all-time-great resume bullshitters.


A Guide to Giving Blood and Winning Back the Woman You Love

We are all, at one point or another, forced to acknowledge when we are weak. It is a humbling moment filled with fear, shame and unattractive facial expressions. What's worse, weaknesses, like snowflakes, are all different so we are each forced to weather our respective storms alone. For instance, some people may find their limitations while huddle


The 5 Most Incredible Stories of Pimped Out Wheelchairs

Stories of people taking matters into their own hands which, in this case, means turning their disabilities into an excuse to make the craziest, most tricked out and insanely badass mobility vehicles around.



The 6 Most Ridiculous Things Ever Taxed

Throughout history, governments have used high taxes to try to discourage certain behaviors (like smoking) and cash in on others. So it's very telling and/or frightening that at various times governments have taxed some rather ridiculous things.


6 Beauty Products that Qualify as Torture

You already know that beauty comes with a price that you pay both in money and pain. Lots and lots of pain.


9 Acts of Vigilantism Straight Out of a Comic Book

Forget about the Justice League or the X-Men: If the awesome people in this article joined together into a supergroup, they could kick more ass than every comic book superhero team combined.


6 Hugely Popular Books That Accidentally Screwed The World

Even if you're not a writer or creative type, all of us dream of doing something to change the world, even if it's a small thing like being the guy to single-handedly catch bin Laden and throw him from a helicopter into the rotors of another helicopter. But be careful what you wish for; sometimes your 'world-changing' work doesn't necessarily chang