Cracked Archive - Weird World


If Other Industries Were As Evil as the RIAA

Regardless of what else the Recording Industry Association of America has done, most of us know them for fighting illegal music downloads by suing college students and sometimes grandmothers into bankruptcy. That made us wonder what the world would be like if other industries cared as much about money, and as little about horrifically bad PR.


A Care Bear Adventure of Revenge


6 Eerily Specific World Events Predicted by Comics

A lot of shit happens in comic books, and a lot of shit happens in real life, so every once in a while they're bound coincide, right? That still doesn't explain some of the freaky stuff comics have gotten right. Like...



The 5 Most Epic One Man Rampages In the History Of War

When pushed too far, some men shut down completely, cry or rail against the unjust God that inflicted such dire times upon them. And some men, when they reach their breaking points as human beings, opt instead to transcend the limitations of the human form, channel hellfire through their palms and bring the entire world crashing down around them.


There Was Always That One Kid That Ruined Every D&D Game ...

Stick with it. Your brain will explode if your balls don't first.


20 Plot Twists Famous Movies Should Have Had

A plot twist can make a terrible director look like a genius, a silly plot seem brilliant, and an awesome movie leap off the screen and make love to our face. Well, our faces were feeling unloved ...


5 Topics Guaranteed to Elicit (Condescending) Advice

Try mentioning any of the below things to a large group of people -- or just try not hiding any of these things from a large group of people -- and you will have so much condescending advice on your hands that you could, I don't know, build a really annoying house out of it.


Using Charity to Help The Third World (Worship You as a God)

I am a giver by nature. Deeply rooted in my blood is the philanthropic need to ease the suffering of others, to strip away the tattered robes of misery and lick the wounds of the browbeaten, figuratively. 'Gross' you will think, and I don't blame you because your heart is not as big as mine.


The 7 Most Ridiculous Ghost Stories from Around the World

There are some ghost stories that just leave you absolutely baffled.


8 Psychologically Traumatizing Kids Halloween Costumes

Seemingly innocent, merry disguises that lead to years of psychotherapy.



8 Questions Every WoW Fan Apparently Needs Answered

Some of the worst qualities of nerds are entitlement, lack of social skills, and narcissism. And they were all on display at the Blizzcon 2010 Q and A session.


The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth (Part 2)

Whether it's due to their bizarre histories, suspicious coincidences or good ol' human insanity, these are the locations even the die-hardest of atheists wouldn't venture into without a crucifix and a Super Soaker full of Pope-blessed water.


The 10-Year-Old's Guide to Fighting

As a ten year old boy, I believed the grown-up world revolved entirely around fighting. Not bickering, or conflict, or war, but actual, literal, martial arts-style dueling.