Cracked Archive - Weird World

Life As An American Punk Band in China

Punks in China have finally begun to rock ... even if though they have to tell blatant lies to the government to do it.

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5 Ways We're Fighting Crime (And Making Everything Worse)

Most common crimefighting techniques in use today are objectively terrible.

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24 Everyday Situations That Stress You Out (That Shouldn't)

We just realized that whatever we say here is super important, and our brains froze.

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6 Of Your Favorite Foods (That Have Horrible Secrets)

Some might say that food is literally crucial to human survival.

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I Worked For A Company Selling Fake Paintings To Old People

Faking a painting for money seems like the kind of crime that only exists in glitzy heist movies in which the thieves all wear tuxedos.

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Common Beliefs That Are Surprisingly Simple To Debunk

Once you realize it, you can’t re-believe it.

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6 Real-Life Stories Way Crazier Than Any Movie (Part 2 of 2)

Every once in a while, a person comes along who's somehow less believable than their closest movie stereotype.

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5 Real-Life Stories Way Crazier Than Any Movie (Part 1 of 2)

B-movies don't even vaguely resemble anything that could happen in real life. Well, actually ...

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Surprising Regional Differences You Discover When You Travel

Pretty much everything you take for granted is completely different, somewhere else.

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5 Of The Most Insane Dying Wishes In History

Some last requests are rather unreasonable.

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What It's Like When Your Town Is Attacked By A 'Killdozer'

The tale is, as usual, a bit complicated.

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26 Dealbreakers That Are An Instant Unfriend/Unfollow

If any of these are you, you need to step away from the ‘add friend’ button.

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Popular Things That Don't Deserve Praise

Dear Comment Section: You’re welcome.

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How Mediocrity Can Quietly Destroy Us All

The evil in world only needs you to succumb to a warm, dense fog that will descend upon you at some point in adulthood. That fog is called Mediocrity.

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