Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 6 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Superhero Reinventions

Classic comic book characters have successfully been reinvented over the years. But they kept being succesful because the core was the same -- no one would ever mess with that, would they?


6 Real Acts of Self Defense Too Awesome for an Action Movie

These stories are all so far beyond a reasonable point that they need a GPS and a Coast Guard escort to find their way back.


6 Badass Jobs That You're Probably Already Qualified to Do

It turns out some of the most awesomely portrayed jobs in movies require almost no training whatsoever and can be done by almost any old jackass who walks in off the street.


20 Must Have Toys for Christmas (In The Year 2111)

Each year brings us a new toy that kids will absolutely lose their shit if they don't get for Christmas. We asked you to take a look 100 years in the future and show us what parents will be pepper spraying each other over.


An Open Letter to the NYC Cab Driver Who Hit Me

Hey Cabbie, it's me, Daniel. The guy you hit with your car. Hello! I just wanted to check in, see how you were doing, and introduce myself, since you didn't really stick around to chat after you hit me with you car, (more on that later!).


5 Of the Most Badass Soldiers Ever (Happened to be Dogs)

Dogs were probably useful as hell on the battlefield way back when. With the advent of artillery, you'd think they'd be retired from combat situations. Of course, you'd be totally wrong.


If Mundane Jobs Got the Indiana Jones Treatment

It turns out real archeologists battle about half as many Nazis as the Indiana Jones films led us to believe.


The 6 Most WTF Protesters Ever Photographed

Reason, logic, and empathy are all equally excellent tools of opposition, if employed correctly. But hey, if all that shit fails, you can always try complete and utter madness. Looks like it's working out great for these guys:


7 Insane Festivals You Won't Believe Are Legal

Ah, the holidays: A time to give thanks, spend time with family, eat good food, light your neighbors on fire, rub engine oil in grandma's eyes, get drunk, fight a bull and dress up in a white tuxedo to ward off the furious ghosts of fish.


25 Propaganda Posters For Everyday Annoyances

It's apparently come to this, guy standing too close to me in line.


16 Bucket List Items to Achieve Before (Or While) You Die

Cracked readers are a natural audience for great bucket list ideas. We've tried to help you with that herein, avoiding the old standbys, and instead opting for more unique Cracked-esque experiences.


9 Old-Timey Animal Photos You Won't Believe Are Real

In the old days, concepts like safety, animal rights and sanity weren't as well-defined as they are now. And while there's no question that we treat animals better today than we did a few decades ago, sometimes what's good for the animals is bad for the field of insanely badass photography.


7 Bizarre Trends That Predict an Economic Collapse

At any point during an economic downturn, there are always obvious signs of the recession. But during these times, there are less-noticed but totally bizarre indicators that things are bad.


21 Clumsily Censored Versions of Famous R-Rated Images

There seems to be no shortage of subjects that uptight people can get worked into a letter-writing-frenzy over. But whether it's the Catholic Church putting a leaf over sculptures' junk or some dude reading random nouns over all the swear words in <em>Scarface</em>, mankind has yet to discover a non-ridiculous way to censor those subjects.