Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Terrifying Secrets About Riding in an Ambulance

We have some bad news: The world of ambulances, and the long-suffering crews who work inside them, is quite a bit more horrifying than you thought.


Tiny Changes That Would Have Saved Terrible Movies

There are plenty great movies that were one tiny mistake away from being great films. Hell, if the shark in 'Jaws' hadn't been a complete catastrophe, that movie could have been ridiculous. We asked you to show us some other tiny changes that could have turned terrible movies into classics.


The 6 Craziest People Who Are Overpopulating the World

Millions of us are so terrified of or disinterested in having kids that we'll literally never do it. But the world's population keeps inflating like a balloon because there are plenty of people at the opposite end of that spectrum. Way, way at the opposite end.


If Mother's Day Cards Were Honest

Mother's Day is upon us again, that annual pain in the ass of ungrateful little punks who don't know how much their mother went through for them.


6 Pet Products That Prove Rich People Have Gone Insane

We all love our pets, but rich people can express that love in insane ways the rest of us had no idea were even possible. So while we might treat our dog to a helping of table scraps and a belly rub, the wealthy can spend thousands of dollars on baffling luxury products, like these.


5 Supposedly Fun Activities Nobody Actually Enjoys (Part 2)

You don't like visiting museums, and it's time to stop pretending you do.


The 6 Most Nonchalant Ways People Dodged Death (Repeatedly)

How many times have you almost died? If your answer is 'Somewhere between two and 14 times,' then you're probably on this list.


5 Tips for Pairing Cheap Beers with Personal Failures

So you let yourself down. That's OK, it happens to everyone, though probably not to the same degree or with the same consistency as it happens to you. But that's OK: I'm here to help.


5 Geek Fantasies You Won't Believe You Can Buy

Why can't we pay to, say, experience a real zombie apocalypse, or become a spy? Well, it turns out you can, so start saving up.


10 News Stories That Raise Endless Unanswered Questions

We found you these stories, because we'd hate for you to actually put in a productive day at the office.


The 6 Most Impressive Serial Criminals in the Animal Kingdom

Have you ever turned around and caught your cat staring at you like he was planning something illegal? Well, it turns out that he probably was.


18 Dating Site Profiles of Famous Fictional Characters

Unless it's a quirky romantic comedy, fictional characters usually just fall right into their most significant relationships without having to struggle too much. We asked you to show them to us in the context of the often humiliating experience of online dating.


The 5 Most Baffling Product Recalls of All Time

It's safe to say that no product hits the market without months or years of testing first. Yet sometimes you hear about a product that fails in a way that almost seems like intentional sabotage and/or a cruel practical joke.


21 Albums They Don't Want You to Know About

Music changes faster than any other art form. As an artist, keeping up with the trends requires you to either lie or have an incredibly boring social life.