Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 'Luxury' Spa Treatments for the Extremely Rich and Insane

Different people find different things relaxing. Some people enjoy a nice massage, others enjoy elephants stepping on them.


What Inanimate Objects Are Thinking

Humans are never stupider than when we're lashing out at an inanimate object we failed to use correctly, or just stubbed our toe on. Thankfully, the objects are much better at holding their tongues. We asked you to show us the things they're thinking but don't say aloud.


If the Avengers Were 10 Times Manlier

The Avengers are Earth's mightiest heroes: a viking god, a bipolar nerd, an alcoholic weapons dealer, and the living symbol of a country that has to borrow numbers from China in order to measure its obesity rate. This month, Man Comics is retelling The Avengers' incredible origin story-- a tale so filled with virility that it would be impolite to s


The 5 Depressing Lessons We Learned from Highlights Magazine

I can't say for certain whether most of what Highlights taught me was intentional, but with a slogan like 'Fun with a Purpose' I have a hard time believing they did anything that wasn't deliberate.


18 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped (Part 9)

As we've demonstrated many times before in our most popular feature on Cracked, the forces of the universe love the sound of people shouting 'Fake!' at their computer screens, and photographers love to capture the proof.


19 Educational Cartoons That Would've Ruined Your Education

When teachers had a bad enough day or hangover, or had to teach a subject they'd meant to call in sick for (we're looking at you Sex Ed) they could always turn down the lights and outsource the lesson plan to animated educational videos. We asked you to show us some cartoons that would have been catastrophically bad substitute teachers.


6 Nobodies Who Turned Into Superheroes Without Warning

Next time someone tells you to get a hobby, might we suggest stopping suicides?


21 Direct to DVD Rip-Offs of Hit Movies We'll See Next

Every hit movie spawns a ridiculous fake version that looks and is spelled like it was created by kindergarteners. We put our opposite-of-thinking caps on, and come up with some absurd rip-offs fake-Hollywood hasn't gotten around to yet.


5 People Who Held Grudges Well Past the Point of Sanity

True story: This is an article full of people so angry that one tracked down the author and threatened him.


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.