Cracked Archive - Weird World


If Stupid Movies Were Remade as Oscar Bait

With a slew of critically acclaimed sequels in 2011, Hollywood appears to be taking stupid movies very seriously. While they probably won't win any Oscars, seeing a Planet of the Apes prequel on The New Yorker's list of the top 10 movies of the year made us wonder what it might look like if Hollywood started remaking its stupidest movies with award


7 Charming Amenities of the World's Grossest Motel Room

How I ended up here is not the story. At least, it's not the story right now. I have no doubt that I'm more than enough of an asshole to share those details with the world at some point. But it won't be this day. Right now, there's only one story here, and that's the room itself. More specifically, the charming amenities of the shitty motel room I


The 6 Most Mind-Blowing Modern Ghost Towns

Man's vision constantly exceeds his reach. It is our curse to dream bigger than our meager hands can build. So for every Hoover Dam or Empire State Building that gets built, there are 10 projects that were simply too unfeasible to see to completion. And for each of those 10, there are 10 MORE that seemed too unfeasible, but someone decided that tha


10 Old Toys That Made Sense In Their Era (And Nowhere Else)

Remember that toy that you just had to have because it was based on something wildly popular? And then it turned out to really, really suck? It turns out that's been happening as long as companies have been mass-producing toys.


5 Dating Sites for Terrible People to Find Terrible Love

If I can't find love slapping around somewhere in one of these virtual cesspools, well, then it's probably everyone's fault but mine, just like literally everything else.


22 Internet Memes That Will Baffle Future Historians

As we've pointed out before, we're going to leave a lot of confused historians in our wake. We asked you to show us what sorts of bafflement will greet scholars of the future if they bother trying to understand the internet.


So You Forgot You Had To Go To Work Today

Bucholz provides us with another guide that you shouldn't follow whatsoever.


9 Quirky Things Every 'Cool' Workplace Is Required to Have

Exactly how 'out of the box' is something when every single one of your competitors is doing the exact same thing? Take a look at these things and you decide


The 6 Most Baffling Serial Crimes

Criminals aren't hard to figure out. Ask any cop. The guy who broke into your car wasn't a mastermind, he was probably looking for something he could sell to buy meth. Still, the world of law enforcement does have its confounding mysteries.


The 17 Most Disappointing Moments of the Next 12 Months

Whether politics or apocalypse, 2012 is like the Miami Heat of new years. It began announcing itself well before it was appropriate, telling us that it would be the most important twelve months since we started tagging them with numbers. We asked you to show us all the different flavors of disappointment we'll be experiencing in our pre-ordained la


25 Problems Great Characters Would Face in the Real World

Transporting fictional characters into the realities of the modern world always seems like a good idea, but there are a lot of them that would have a tough time adjusting to everyday life.


10 Real Survival Guides for One Very Fake Apocalypse

As we move into 2012, the final year of human existence, I wanted to take a look back on the last great apocalypse-- Y2K.