Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Beloved Organizations (Started For Terrifying Reasons)

It's remarkable how some of these groups have changed with the times to become pillars of the community, despite some ugliness in their origin stories.


If Google Search Results Had a Sense of Humor

We've seen our share of screen caps of vaguely offensive Google search suggestions. But what if Google decided they just straight up didn't give a fuck, and altered their algorithm accordingly?


Speaking in Tongues: The Dark Truth Behind an On-Air Meltdown

Last week, the interent cheered as a reporter's brain went completely haywire live on television. I look into this strange phenomenon using good old fashioned investigative journalism.


6 Children I Help Tutor Who Will Never (Ever) Be President

I'm sorry Matilda, no one wants to elect a math nerd to the best job in the world, you can't be President.


Treating Waiters Like Human Beings: A Chart for Beginners

Anyone who's spent time as a waiter or waitress knows that you quickly come to view anyone with an open menu in front of their face as the enemy. For the rest of you lucky folks, some advice:


How to Dream Of What Might Have Been [COMIC]

You've got to be realistic. When it's someone else's fantasy ...



14 Tourism Ads For Destinations Nobody Wants to Visit

Tourism advertising can't be an easy task if, say, your town is only known for having a masked killer murder several dozen teenagers every summer.



5 Myths About the Military You Believe (Thanks to Movies)

All of your information about the military from movies. But even accounting for what you already assumed was Hollywood bullshit (obviously war is not a non-stop action explosion festival), most people still have a grossly skewed idea about what life in the military is like.


The 7 Most Baffling Things Ever Discovered in a Human Body Producing your nightmares since 1958.


Movie Plots Summed Up In Venn Diagrams

Venn diagrams are incredibly important for representing populations that breed outside of the family.


6 Types of Awful Valentine's Day You're Recovering From

Well losers, it's the day after Valentine's Day, and another year has gone by without love's warm hands caressing your sloped shoulders.


5 Ways Hi-Tech Retailers Are Secretly Screwing You

There are a million little ways retailers can screw you on what you buy. But maybe nowhere is this more common than in the world of high-tech gadgets.