Cracked Archive - Weird World

The 5 Saddest Things People Do to Look Smart

The biggest problem is that there's a lot of different kinds of smart, and we can't all be good at all of them. Some people just panic and think there's only two groups of people - the smart and the dumb.


5 Simple Tricks for Destroying Your Co-Workers

While we'd like to believe that all it takes is hard work and talent, the bitter reality is that we need every advantage -- legit and otherwise -- to rise to the top. And that means you have to be ready to be a horrible person.


6 Insane DIY Surgeries You Won't Believe Actually Worked

Warning: does not advocate self-doctoring of any kind, no matter how hilarious it may be.


If Real Life Worked Like a Role-Playing Game

What it might look like if the world actually looked like it does inside the heads of people who spend too much time on role playing games.


Barbecue for Bastards

Lessons in the fine art of gonzo grilling


The 6 Most Badass Airline Pilots To Ever Stare Down Death

While you may think flying is just a whole bunch of auto-piloting, it's important to keep in mind that pilots are around for a reason


I Can't Tell If the World Is Being Serious Anymore

When 'Fast Five' thrilled critics and finished their opening weekend at number 1, I decided to stop paying attention to movies for a while and start focusing on the real world.


Why You Should Never Fall Asleep at the Wheel [COMIC]

Especially if there are other people in the car with you.


If Movies Were Realistic

For all the complaining we do about unrealistic movies, nobody wants to see the hero soil himself in slow motion as he walks away from an exploding car.


6 Things Nobody Tells You About Owning a Motorcycle

Owning a bike brings risks other than the threat of a ride ending with your organs splattered across the interstate.


9 Words You've Used Today With Bizarre Criminal Origins

Apparently, English is actually just a mishmash of grunts and shrieks assembled haphazardly from the crude dialects of hobos, gypsies and rapists.


6 Objects You Won't Believe People Managed to Lose

There are some great treasures of both wealth and knowledge that remain determinedly out of sight, despite the fact that someone has to know where they are.


If We Used Animals Like 'The Flintstones'

What a world would look like if we still used animals the way they did in Bedrock.