Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Fun Places That Are Terrifying for Awkward People

Some places, as soon as you enter them, are awkward as all hell. These places are nightmares for the socially awkward human.


19 Things College Students Suspect About the Real World

Some of the things college students will be most surprised to find missing from the real world when they get there.


6 Artists You Didn't Know You Were a Fan Of

These guys impacted the art scene forever, and changed things in our world, infecting pop culture in astounding ways. And you have no idea who any of them are.


The 5 Stages of Revenge Fantasies Every Man Has Had

Apparently, being a man is mostly about involuntary, delusional, immature power fantasies launching at the slightest provocation.


The 6 Biggest Fears of People Who Are Bad With Kids

It's got nothing to do with liking kids or not liking kids -- it's just being bad at something, like some people are bad at singing or cooking. It doesn't mean that they hate music or food, although sometimes it sure looks like it.


5 Things Flight Safety Presentations Should Mention

Statistically speaking, you're much safer flying than driving, but that's little relief when you're in the air and completely unable to control what's happening. It also doesn't help that each flight kicks off with a safety video.


The 7 Most Insane Ways People Legally Avoided Paying Taxes

The truth is that the IRS isn't nearly as hardass as people think. There is a huge range of things you're allowed to write off from your taxes if you can make some kind of argument. And some of them are truly insane.


The 5 Creepiest Disappearances That Nobody Can Explain

When people vanish, it usually turns out they were killed or kidnapped, or at least they were very likely to have been. Usually we have some kind of an answer. Usually -- but not always.


6 Supposedly Fun Activities Nobody Actually Enjoys

Because we're all so beaten down by the winter months, come spring and summer, we'll pretend to enjoy just about anything as long as it gives us an excuse to not be holed up inside. Even though some of those activities are clearly inferior to forms of entertainment we invented years ago.


6 Amazing Rich Kid Versions of the Toys You Grew Up With

It's hard not to wish you could, just once, re-live childhood as that rich kid who had everything. If by some sorcery that should ever occur, we recommend these.


The 5 People You Should Have to Face in Hell

So, who do sinners meet in hell? French existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre wrote 'Hell is other people.' That sounds about right to me. Hell is about being confronted by all the people you've screwed over in life.


7 Old People Who Gave Retirement the Finger

These old people not only have more ambition than most of us despite being well past their prime, but they're also doing jobs most of us wouldn't even begin to consider.


The 9 Most Baffling Monuments to Great People

The great monuments tend to also be simple -- Abe Lincoln's is just him sitting in a chair, Mount Rushmore is just a bunch of giant heads. But some sculptors decide to get creative, to create a memorial that will really blow people's minds. The results are often the stuff of nightmares.