Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Flat-Out Crazy Conspiracy Theories (That Really Happened)

We can say with some certainty that the federal government is not, in fact, a front for the lizard people.


5 Things That Will Turn Your Bodily Fluids Straight-Up Alien

It's a statistical fact that going to see a doctor is worse than a biting a sandwich and finding a really long hair enrobed in warm mayonnaise dangling from your lips afterward ... No one likes the doctor.


4 Famous Mascots (Who Have Needlessly Creepy Origin Stories)

Why would so many corporations give their seemingly mundane mascots backstories so dark they might have wandered out of a David Lynch film?


6 Ghosts Who Solved Their Own Murders

Being the ghost of a murder victim must be so frustrating.


The 6 Creepiest Stories Of 2017 (You Totally Missed)

It feels like the world is on fire sometimes, doesn't it? We're about to make everything so, so much worse.


Taco Bell's Website Is Absolutely Insane (No, Seriously)

I don't know how long the weirdness has been there, but I wish I would've scrolled down the page just a little bit more to reach the Promised Land sooner.


5 Jaw-Dropping DIY Costumes (Made By Regular People)

You want to wear that 'This Is My Costume' T-shirt again this Halloween, you go right on ahead.


6 Real People Who Cheated Death In The Craziest Way Possible

This is your daily reminder that we are all but sacks of meat that can and will crumble and rot as surely as last night's Chipotle.


13 Historical Photos Straight From Your Nightmares

They say the past is a foreign country, but what they've neglected to tell you is that it's a country full of horrors that want you dead.


6 Horrifying Urban Legends That Actually Came True

We tell ourselves that the chilling tales we hear online and around the campfire can't be true, because we like being able to leave the house without collapsing into a broken ball of anxiety. But it's time once again to pop that little bubble of self-deception.


I'm In A Wheelchair: 5 Ways Dating Can Be Super Dark

My wheelchair often becomes a small elephant in the room wherever I go.


The 15 Most Idiotic Monsters In Dungeons & Dragons History

Stranger Things has made Dungeons & Dragons cool again, even if the show does take place in an era when playing it meant risking getting your head shoved into a toilet.


5 Murder Mysteries That Were (Almost) Too Insane To Be Real

Sometimes you stumble upon a mystery and set about investigating, only to find that every aspect is weirder than the last. It's like if at the end of a Scooby-Doo episode, Velma tore off the monster's mask and saw her own face staring back.


6 Embarrassing Bathroom Habits Nobody Will Admit To Doing

I have to take your hand in mine and lead you on a journey to places you think you don't want to go.


6 Bizarre Things Ghost Stories Tell Us About The Afterlife

The rules for ghosts are all over the place, and even the things that are constant are confusing.