Cracked Archive - Weird World


If Text Books Were Written by the Students

Let's face it: kids are kind of stupid. It's not their fault; they're kids. They're still at the age when they think school is a cruel gauntlet invented by adults to wring all joy from their souls. We've all been there.


15 Postcards from After The Invention of Time Travel

Movies always have us using time travel to fight wars, force our parents to bone, and other types of serious business. Of course movies predicted we'd be doing serious things with computers, and we ended up using them for ... well, silly bullshit like this. Here's what we'll actually do with time travel.


4 Reasons Apartment Hunting Sucks

Apartment renters are the angriest and most jaded people on the planet. On one hand, I see where they're coming from: Every day, dozens of people call a renter and visit his/her apartment. The renter has to answer the same questions over and over again, they need to tour people around, and they need to feign excitement.


The 7 Most Impressively Lazy Employees of All-Time

Chances are that currently you are being a bad employee. Still, you'll never be worse than these guys.


If Great Movies Were Ruined by Product Placement

When you're here, just hope you're the right family.


4 Gritty Reboots of 80s Cartoons for Girls

I'm shocked that Hollywood refuses to acknowledge that women have histories as well, utterly ignoring any franchise aimed at girls. Like jealous, insecure boyfriends, the studios don't want to think about a woman's past; instead they are content to force-feed her romantic comedies and period pieces about oppressed women weep-running over moors. I t


12 Memorials for Events and People Who Don't Deserve Them

What if fancy statues and monuments weren't just reserved for war heroes, presidents and important historical events? What if the stupid things got memorials too?


The 6 Most Terrifying Historical Car Races

Here are the races throughout history that catered purely to those who were just plain sick of living.


27 Hit Songs As Understood by a 5-Year-Old

What kids think is going on when they listen to the radio, before any of the lyrics make sense.


5 Iconic Corporate Mascots Invented by Mistake

People who can't be bothered to care about insurance can be made to pay attention, for some reason, when there is a British lizard talking at them. That's why corporations all over have made cartoony animals and interesting humans the face of their company, fusing them with their logos like some kind of horrifying cyborg.


19 Warning Signs for Common Awkward Moments

If you see these signs, and know what they're talking about, it's already too late.


The 14 Most Unintentionally Terrifying Statues in the World

A person can paint something with no guarantee it'll be around in a few years. But when a sculptor creates a horrifying monument to his own insanity, that shit gets erected in city park or town square somewhere.