Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Reasons Working for a Really Good Boss Sucks

Working for a living is a sucker's game, and I pity anyone who didn't have the good sense to be born independently wealthy. But the fact remains that at some point most of us will have a boss and, eight out of 10 times, he or she will be a complete prick.


17 Famous Photos (One Minute Earlier)

The stuff that we never would have guessed was happening one minute before great photographers pressed pause on history.


Why Growing Hamburgers in a Lab Will Doom Us All

Last week, Dutch scientists provided the answer to a question nobody had asked when they announced the successful creation of laboratory-grown meat.


5 Mysterious Disappearances (That Were Elaborate Hoaxes)

When things got tough, these people decided it was time to disappear under the cover of a grossly implausible story.


15 Important Moments in History (If Social Media Was Around)

The way we find out about important information has changed forever. What important moments in history might look like if it had always been this stupid.


5 Terrifyingly Advanced Ways Animals Know How to Kill

Whether you know it or not, humanity is fighting a war right now. While you're over there on the other side of this screen, microwaving tea and knitting tiny sweaters, that bitch is out there building biological superweapons 24/7.


4 Things The Jeremy Lin Story Reveals About Modern Racism

Here are some types of ... racial perception problems that don't necessarily involve hate or bad intentions, but are still annoying as hell.


9 Foreign Words the English Language Desperately Needs

While we were busy fumbling with hand gestures and illustrations like cavemen, other cultures just made up the perfect words and phrases to encapsulate those little everyday moments filled with ... uh ... je ne sais quoi.


5 Tips for Writing the Perfect Eulogy (For Someone You Hate)

Every once in awhile, a third party will mistake your life-long rivalry/mutual hatred for a competitive friendship and ask you to speak at a funeral for one of your enemies. A funeral you only planned on attending to see your adversary locked helplessly in a box and buried.


The 5 Most Insane Duels Ever Fought

A couple of hundred years ago, the proper method to resolve any dispute was to stand a few feet apart and shoot at each other until somebody died. It was a more civilized time.


Adventures of the Dog Who Doesn't Give a F#@%

Men, read this aloud to your women.


7 Steps to Being the Worst Houseguest Ever

How to get evicted when you're just crashing on someone's couch.


11 Real World Plot Twists We're All Secretly Expecting

In the movies, when something doesn't quite add up, you can always count on a third act plot twist to make sense of everything. We asked you to show us the plot twists that would make sense of the world we actually live in.