Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Terrible Ideas That Solved Huge Global Problems

Sometimes, the most far-fetched, cartoonish ideas are the ones that work best.


20 Famous Images As Seen With X-Ray Vision

Sometimes a look under the hood tells you something you never wanted to know.


The 6 Most Incredible Real World Beast Masters

Disney movies make hanging out with wild animals look fun. In the real world, there's a lot more screaming and soiling of oneself. These people are attempting the Disney route.


25 Car Improvements Too Awesome to Exist

Each year a new model of car comes out with new features that are rarely surprising. We asked you to show us some new features


26 Ads for Products That Must Exist in Video Games

The power-ups and weapons in video games pretty much sell themselves. But there are other, less heralded products that do the dirty work behind the scenes. You might not even see them, but they're there, filling the games with the idiosyncrasies we know and love.


4 Things You Are Regretting On The Day After Halloween

If my calculations are correct, whatever you did last night, during the darkest, sweatiest hours of All Hallows Eve, you're probably regretting it now.


The 5 Dumbest Supernatural Questions Ever Googled (Answered)

Most of them are embarrassing, shameful and possibly even incriminating but he does it all without a hint of judgment because Uncle Frank knows, perhaps better than anyone, that the depth of human ignorance can never be overestimated.


16 Real Old-Timey Photographs That Will Give you Nightmares

Some of what passed for everyday life 75 or 100 years ago would send you running screaming in the other direction today. And when those scenes are captured on grainy old-school film, you get the stuff of nightmares.


The 7 Creepiest Places on Earth (Part 3)

Even the best Hollywood set dressers in the biggest budget horror movie can't outdo real life. You wouldn't spend a night in in these places regardless of the number of shotguns and Bibles you were allowed to bring.


5 Halloween Parties Too Badass to Be Real (That Totally Are)

There are some places where the true spirit of Halloween lives on in grand fashion.


How Five-Year-Olds Would Fix the World's Problems

There are certain jobs where it helps to think like a five year old. As the movie Big taught us, being an 8 year old trapped in a toy designer's body give you an unfair advantage, and as every Robin Williams movie taught us, being a kid trapped in a gorilla's body makes you the best dad ever.


6 Non-Medical Excuses That Should Qualify You for a Sick Day

There are a handful of good excuses for not going to work: illness, death in the family and actually that's just about it. When I'm king, all these listed will be acceptable.


The 7 Most Questionable 'Haunted' Items on eBay

Here are some of this year's braver efforts to profit from the superstitions of idiots.