Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Viral Animal Videos That Are Super Dark In Hindsight

There's some truly weird stuff going on in all those hilarious animal videos you watch repeatedly.


5 Easter Eggs With Scarier Implications Than Anyone Realized

If you didn't think we could tie the origins of Judaism to 'Star Wars,' then, well, hold on to your space butts.


I'm Here To Collect The Debt You Owe. Please Don't Kill Me

Here's what you learn when you're authorized to hold people upside down and shake the coins out of their pockets.


7 Google Image Search Fails (That Caused PR Nightmares)

Until some genius makes a spellchecker for jpegs, more organizations will fall into the same traps the Academy Awards and the Fox News did.


5 Completely Legal Ways Employers Discriminate Against You

Employment is both a legal and moral maze, full of grey areas, exploitable loopholes, and dead ends.


5 Weird Things I Learned After My Near Death Experience

You're much closer to a pointless, life-threatening event than you realize -- and pop culture hasn't prepared you adequately for it.


Weird Side Effects Of Growing Up In A 'Melting Pot' City

Despite this city's strange mix of imported cultural norms meshing uniquely, it's not without some unusual side effects.


I Was Paid By The Rich To Be A Fake, Adoring Fan

People hiring fake crowds is apparently a very real thing that happens all the time.


6 Common Expressions That Should Be Real Careers

Imagine getting paid to be the bearer of bad news.


5 Awesome Things We Keep Ruining Over And Over And Over

In our relentless pursuit to improve everything, we, more often than not, end up screwing things up entirely.


Busting The Frauds Who Are Stealing Native American Culture

The problem of hip white people appropriating Native culture actually goes a lot deeper than wearing headdresses at Coachella.


5 Mundane Things Everyone Does (That Become Super Awkward)

Awkward is the new not-awkward even though some of this awkward behavior serves no purpose at all.


5 Great Thinker Quotes You're Using Wrong

Spoiler alert: some of the most popular quotes from some of the most famous geniuses don't actually mean what we think they do.


The Hard Realities Of Life After I Shot Myself In The Head

There's attempted suicide every 38 seconds. This is one of those attempts; and, even though it ends well, it's pretty terrifying. Fair warning.