Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Products Designed Solely to Make You a Worse Person

Must have (if you plan on being a hazard to yourself and others).


If Blockbuster Films Had Been Made for $50

We asked you to show us what some of the most expensive movies of all time would have looked like if they'd been made with what those of us who know the value of a dollar still consider a lot of money.


7 Great Products for Telling the World You're a Rich Dick

The thing about being super rich is that you eventually run out of things to buy. Fortunately, before you ever get so desperate as to, say, give money to the poor, there is a whole industry devoted to inventing ridiculous things to waste it on.


7 Things 'Good Parents' Do That Screw Up Kids For Life

If the latest research is to be believed, even the good stuff we thought we were doing for our kids is ruining them.


Rejected Ideas for Disaster Movies

This weekend, the release of Roland Emmerich's 2012 will usher in the cycle of the Mayan calendar that foretells Hollywood running out of shit to make big budget movies about. Of course, it's going to take a whole lot more than a complete and total absence of good ideas to get them to stop. Here are the disaster you'll probably be seeing next.


6 Insane Laws We'll Need in the Future

Advances in genetic engineering and AI are going to change what it means to be human, and that means lots and lots of work for the future's lawyers.


When Cartoon Cliches Go Horribly Wrong

This sort of thing apparently happens all the time.


6 People Who Faked Their Own Death (For Ridiculous Reasons)

We can admit that sometimes it might make sense to fake your death. You know, like if you're on the run from the mob, or something. Or you could go a totally different route and fake your death for a really asinine reason. Kind of like these people...


The Sex Ed Lessons You Wish They'd Taught You

It didn't take most of us long to realize the sex education we got in school wasn't going to come in handy.


The 6 Best Towns To Live in (If You Have a Death Wish)

And you thought Milwaukee sucked. It does, but these are worse.


6 Real People Who Turned Their Homes Into Death Traps

If you need additional, outside precautionary measures to keep your family safe because the original "protection" you came up with involves shotguns hidden in cereal boxes and electrocuting microwaves, you've officially crossed a line.


7 Horrific Boogeymen Used to Scare Kids Around The World

Parents have been inventing stories about monsters to scare their children into obedience for centuries. Some cultures, however, took this idea a bit too far and invented creatures that a grown man would struggle not to shit his pants at the thought of.