Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Well-Meaning Rules New Parents Will See Blown To Hell

Join me, won't you, on a trip through the shadowy fields of self-deception.


6 Strategies For Managing Anxiety (Reviewed)

I've spent the last 30-ish years experimenting with every form of anxiety management known to man, and I've learned some things.


28 Things You Completely Misunderstood As A Child, Part 2

Nothing in life is more bizarre than a human child.


6 Enormous Dick Moves From Big Pharma (You Never Noticed)

Viagra, the blue pill that lets you drill, might be one of the grandest and most successful acts of garbage marketing in history.


5 Companies Who Make Millions (Solving Problems They Make)

How do you sell more EpiPens? Run an advertising campaign to convince children that they don't need to be careful anymore!


4 Dark Truths Behind The Suicide Epidemic In Med Schools

We lose the equivalent of a medical school full of physicians to suicide every year. We talked to one doctor to find out why.


5 Insanely Wrong Health Tips Your Parents Taught You

Some 'health' advice that sounds good at the time may instead turn out to be murderous.


5 Flat-Out Wrong Things About Religions You Probably Believe

People get pretty uptight about religious beliefs, and all we can do is point out some of the ridiculous things they think they know about them.


The 18 Most Insane Drug-Fueled Freakouts You've Ever Seen

PSA: Don't try any of this at home. Or anywhere.


I Went To North Korea: What You've Heard Vs. What I Saw

Seven carefully controlled days in North Korea isn't enough time to become an expert, but here are one internet fart-joke writer's thoughts.


I'm A Young Person Who Has A Colostomy Bag: This Is My Life

You probably don't worry about your butt failing, but time? She comes for us all.


5 Petty Quirks That Become Relationship Killers Over Time

Things that may mean nothing today but could very well be the grounds to end your relationship tomorrow.


28 Things You Completely Misunderstood As A Child, Part 1

All children believe charmingly dumb things.


5 WTF Real Jobs That Allow You To Commit Legal Crimes

Anyone wanting to live out their John Wick fantasies should head to the Phillipines.


The Creepy, Underhanded Ways Chefs Put Food On The Table

'Knowing a guy' is an even more valuable skill than you might think.