Cracked Archive - Weird World

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The 6 Most Ridiculous Things Ever Taxed
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.

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6 Beauty Products that Qualify as Torture
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.

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9 Acts of Vigilantism Straight Out of a Comic Book
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.

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6 Hugely Popular Books That Accidentally Screwed The World
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

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When HD TVs Are Too HD [COMIC]
When HD TVs Are Too HD [COMIC]

Some shows weren't meant to be seen in HD, at which point they look like Mexican Soap Operas.

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6 Famous 'Frivolous Lawsuit' Stories That Are Total B.S.
6 Famous 'Frivolous Lawsuit' Stories That Are Total B.S.

We always want to read the sensation stories about ridiculous lawsuits brought on by outrageous villains. Too bad these stories range between half to full of malarkey.

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7 Reasons Vladimir Putin Is the World's Craziest Badass
7 Reasons Vladimir Putin Is the World's Craziest Badass

Vladimir Putin is what happens when James Bond gets one of his villains pregnant and the child grows up to kick both their asses.

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Cheats for Surviving the Mall: 6 Enemies to Avoid [CHART]
Cheats for Surviving the Mall: 6 Enemies to Avoid [CHART]

A modern guide for surviving the mall.

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5 Terrible Situations for the Socially Awkward Man
5 Terrible Situations for the Socially Awkward Man

You probably know how to function in society. You know how to talk to new people, how to order food in restaurants, and you know exactly what time you're supposed to show up at parties. I'm here to let you know that there's an entirely separate class of people that doesn't know all of those things.

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