Cracked Archive - Weird World


If Everything Got An Adorable Mascot

Adorable mascots are tricky. Car insurance companies and NFL teams are supposed to have them, but if the Merrill Lynch bull started talking in a pip-squeaky voice, or a prize fighter entered the ring behind a pirate with a giant foam head, they'd be laughed at. We asked you to show us some adorable mascots that would be even worse ideas than that.


The 6 Most Mind-Blowing Things Ever Caught by Fishermen

If you're fishing in the right place, the other end of your line might as well be in deep space for all we know about the bottom of the ocean. Of course, what you drag up is usually in the realm of what you were expecting. Other times, it seems like it's straight out of Hollywood.


The 6 Most WTF Special Edition Comics Ever Released

It doesn't matter that this stuff is missing insignificant things like a plot, logic or even entertainment value, someone's buying these things, because the comic book industry just keeps on making them.


6 Habits of Highly Annoying Public Speakers

Watching public speaking - at a corporate seminar, a presentation, a high school assembly - is more often than not a miserable experience thanks to speakers who will dress up a 5 minute talk on the most obvious and meaningless statements about sexual harrassment with so many annoying gimmicks that everyone leaves the seminar determined to sexually


5 Common Crime Fighting Tactics (Statistics Say Don't Work)

Sure, we've come a long way since the days of hanging warty women for consorting with the devil, but that doesn't mean our justice system has made it all the way out of the dark ages.


6 Parodies That Succeeded Because Nobody Got the Joke

Parody and real life have essentially blended together and this is the result.


18 Arts And Crafts Projects of Dangerous Psychopaths

If we had to guess what serial killers do with their spare time, let's just say it probably wouldn't be 'two hand touch with the guys.'


17 Figures of Speech As Understood by a Five Year Old

Children are not smart. Here's what they think you're talking about.


The 6 Most Insane True Tales of Survival

Every day there are untold stories of people surviving via luck, training or just the power of will. Even when it seems utterly impossible.


21 Things We Secretly Suspect about the Opposite Sex

We tend to do our most intense thinking about the opposite sex during college while drunk and during adolescence when we'd probably be better off drunk. But being spectacularly ill-equipped to draw conclusions has never stopped man and womankind before.


An Apology to Customers of My Hot Dog Stand

I am apologizing on behalf of the officers, shareholders and employees of Cylinder Meats LLC, of which I am the only one.