Cracked Archive - Weird World

7 People Who Need to Get Out of the Freaking Way

Sometimes the universe brings people into your life that seem to know just what to do to ruin your day.


6 Famous News Stories That Forgot to Tell You the Best Part

Sometimes, the most important fact in a news story doesn't emerge until months after everyone has gotten bored with it.


17 Subliminal Messages You'd Never Notice in Everyday Life

Our favorite examples of street art are the


5 Kids Who Kick Ass at Stuff They Shouldn't Be Allowed to Do

Every parent dreams of having a kid who's a genius, or a star athlete, or something else that makes them famous by proxy. But not everything can be gymnastics and violins.


The 5 Worst Marketing Ideas Ever Put into Action

Apparently, sometimes marketing people just show up to work drunk and hand over complete creative control to people who actively hate their company.


6 One-of-a-Kind Things You Won't Believe Had Duplicates

They say that there's nothing new under the sun, and that applies to more things than you realize.


The 6 Most Half-Assed Superhero Origins of All Time

Despite the dumbass nature of superhero origins, they are a revered part of our pop culture. You know, except for these ones:


5 Ways College Accidentally Prepares You for the Real World

The most important lessons I learned from college, I learned indirectly. Life lessons delivered to me by my first immersion in a shitty, microcosm of humanity.


The Adult World As Misunderstood by Children

We don't just shield children from the real world to protect their fragile minds from all the sexy adventures we're getting up to. Much of the adult world is too boring for words. We asked you to show us some of the misconceptions that arise from kids not knowing the difference between the two.


So You've Been Tied Up and Left for Dead on Train Tracks

Looks like you're tied up on a set of train tracks! So ... is this a sex thing, or a mortal peril thing?


7 Celebrities Who Invented Amazing Things on the Side

Most of us are lucky if we can make it through life with even one outstanding talent. But some just aren't content with that.


20 Competency Tests That Should be Required for Daily Life

We require competency exams for teenagers, but once life has beat them down or their natural instincts have worn down enough to suck at everything else, we give them the benefit of the doubt.


4 Ways the Face-Eater Zombie Craze Proves the Media's Broken

Recently a man ate another man and Cracked had an awesome day of traffic. This is not coincidence.