Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Real People Who Turned Their Homes Into Death Traps

If you need additional, outside precautionary measures to keep your family safe because the original "protection" you came up with involves shotguns hidden in cereal boxes and electrocuting microwaves, you've officially crossed a line.


7 Horrific Boogeymen Used to Scare Kids Around The World

Parents have been inventing stories about monsters to scare their children into obedience for centuries. Some cultures, however, took this idea a bit too far and invented creatures that a grown man would struggle not to shit his pants at the thought of.


6 Popular Monster Myths (That Prove Humanity Is Doomed)

Pretty much all of the cultures on Earth have believed in monsters for most of their history. But why? Well, it has to do with the wiring of the human brain, the evolution of cultures and, most importantly, the fact that people are jerks.


Great Art Or Homophobia?

We feel his pain.


The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth

WARNING: NSFS (Not Safe For Soul)


6 Creepy Urban Legends That Happen to be True (Part 3!)

Also, Urban Legend 3 the movie unfortunately really exists.


5 People Who Failed Their Way to Fame And Fortune

These are the people who failed, and failed so hard, that their failures became a source of entertainment for millions... and they cashed in accordingly.


Dear American Express, how are you? I\�ve been concerned because I know how hard this global recession has been on everyone. And we\�ve had a relationship for over 10 years so I thought I should check in on an old friend.


Most Depressing Superhero Ever

The one signal you want to see even less than the bat signal.


Worst Birthday Ever

Either a glass-half-full kind of guy, or the worst dad ever ...


5 Horror Novels That Will Shrivel Your Balls This Halloween

I don't have time to read books. So to actually make room in my day to sit down and crack one open, it had better be a bona fide freaking flaming word volcano.So when I say these are the horror novels worth reading this Halloween, I'm not screwing around.


5 Irrational Fears (Even Rational People Have)

Swine flu! Asteroids! Hybrid pinto beans! We're screwed!


5 Ways You're Secretly Being Monitored

Absolutely nothing you do is secret anymore.