Cracked Archive - Weird World

A Guide to Giving Blood and Winning Back the Woman You Love

We are all, at one point or another, forced to acknowledge when we are weak. It is a humbling moment filled with fear, shame and unattractive facial expressions. What's worse, weaknesses, like snowflakes, are all different so we are each forced to weather our respective storms alone. For instance, some people may find their limitations while huddle


The 5 Most Incredible Stories of Pimped Out Wheelchairs

Stories of people taking matters into their own hands which, in this case, means turning their disabilities into an excuse to make the craziest, most tricked out and insanely badass mobility vehicles around.


14 Things Kids Suspect About the Adult World

When you're a kid, adults look like they've got it made. They get to decide their own bed time, drive cars and eat whatever they want. Images showing what we all thought they did with that freedom when we were kids.


How The Inevitable Human-Robot War Will Start

The inevitable robot war predicted by everyone from Asimov to the 'Terminator' franchise should be here any day now. If recent history is any indication, it will be far less visually dazzling, and more filled with slapstick comedy and fart noises than anyone could have predicted. Here's what it will look like.



The 6 Most Ridiculous Things Ever Taxed

Throughout history, governments have used high taxes to try to discourage certain behaviors (like smoking) and cash in on others. So it's very telling and/or frightening that at various times governments have taxed some rather ridiculous things.


6 Beauty Products that Qualify as Torture

You already know that beauty comes with a price that you pay both in money and pain. Lots and lots of pain.


9 Acts of Vigilantism Straight Out of a Comic Book

Forget about the Justice League or the X-Men: If the awesome people in this article joined together into a supergroup, they could kick more ass than every comic book superhero team combined.


6 Hugely Popular Books That Accidentally Screwed The World

Even if you're not a writer or creative type, all of us dream of doing something to change the world, even if it's a small thing like being the guy to single-handedly catch bin Laden and throw him from a helicopter into the rotors of another helicopter. But be careful what you wish for; sometimes your 'world-changing' work doesn't necessarily chang


How The Rich Secretly Amuse Themselves

What the people who own the companies we work for are doing when we're not looking.



When HD TVs Are Too HD [COMIC]

Some shows weren't meant to be seen in HD, at which point they look like Mexican Soap Operas.