Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Crazy Stories From The Early Days Of Disneyland

Your favorite purveyor of childhood memories and nostalgia isn't as wholesome as you think.


5 Major Scare Campaigns Based On Less Than Nothing

Nothing gets the vote like good ol' fashioned scaremongering.


Healthy People Are Faking Disabilities To Get A Service Dog

Why in the heck would somebody fake a disability just to get a fake service animal? To find out, we talked with someone who did precisely that.


6 Millennial Fads That Are Way Older Than You Think

Guess what? Half of the Millennial trends your grandpa complains about are actually even older than he is.


5 Beloved Groups Everyone Forgot Did Terrible Things

How could they possibly do any wrong? Oh boy, you know where this is going ...


5 Surreal Realities Black Children Face

Sometimes we focus so much on the way adults are treated, we forget to look after the children.


The 6 Stupidest Ways Governments Tried To Assassinate People

Spies are not always creative people.


6 Unpredictable Dangers Of Being An Atheist

Being an atheist means taking up a few unforeseen hardships.


6 Things We Only Believe Today Because Of Propaganda

Some of the most seemingly innocent facts we never even think to question were in fact originally churned out by the propaganda machine.


5 Heartbreaking Side Effects Of The Opioid Crisis In America

People have been getting loaded ever since Julius Wine ate all those bad grapes, and we're mostly OK with it. But prescription opioid painkillers, our latest drug epidemic, is a different beast entirely.


4 Surprising Ways Huge Disasters Ruined People's Lives

Disasters ruin people's lives. It's pretty much the only thing they do.


5 'Eco-Friendly' Products That Failed In Hilarious Ways

Sometimes a product fails because everybody in charge of the launch was criminally inept, fist-eatingly crazy, chemically stupid, or all of the above.


5 Important Things That We All Somehow Slack Off On

Effort takes effort, and who the heck needs that?


The Completely Selfish Reason You Should Help People

Every positive action feels like trying to stop a forest fire with a water balloon.


6 Signs That Disney Is Trying To Take Over The World

Soon Disney will rule all media with a white-gloved iron fist.