Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Nightmare Stories To Justify Anyone's Irrational Fears

Humans are famous for being afraid of all the wrong things. But those 'wrong things' do happen from time to time.


5 Things That Only Still Exist Because We're Used To Them

Sometimes outdated ideas live on purely by inertia.


6 Realities Of Growing Up The Product Of A Eugenics Scam

In the 1970s, a guy named Robert Graham ran a lab dubbed 'the Nobel Prize sperm bank.' How horribly wrong could that have gone?


4 Legit Reasons New Parents Are F@cking Annoying

If you don't have kids, please understand, there are some really good reasons the rest of us are suddenly intolerable.


9 Everyday Household Items (Only Rich Idiots Would Buy)

If you're an individual that has bought anything on this list, we have a bridge to sell you.


My Fake 'Magic: The Gathering' Cards Fooled Almost Everyone

Get good enough at making your own cards and it's more lucrative -- and safer -- than printing your own cash.


I Was A Hardcore Conservative: What Changed My Mind

Here's how you go from being a republic to getting yelled at for being a politically correct 'SJW' who wants handouts for everybody.


6 Huge Side Effects Of Legal Weed (Nobody's Talking About)

Unfortunately for those who wanted their legal weed to come with a mellow high, it turns out that marijuana legislation has some crappy side effects.


6 Absurd Action Tropes You Never Noticed And Can't Unsee

There are some odd storytelling crutches that action movies have given up trying to work around.


6 Impostors Who Took Fraud To WTF New Levels

A few of the weirdest, laziest frauds out there have managed to get so far with such ridiculous lies that it makes us worry.


What I Learned Getting Arrested For Drugs In The Middle East

Things are just little different in Middle Eastern prisons.


8 Tourists Who Managed To Be The Worst People Ever (Part 2)

We feel like having enough money to travel and see the world should come with the promise that you won't be a jerk about it.


5 Things That Prove You Can't Exaggerate Russia's Insanity

Our outmoded Russian stereotypes need some updating.


Roger Stone Is Literal Human Garbage, Here's Why

Stone became rich and powerful despite (and perhaps because of) his inability to repress his tackiest instincts. The dude puts his garbage on blast 24/7.


6 Under-Reported Ways Big City Life Is Slowly Killing You

There are ways urban areas can damage your physical, mental, and emotional health that you've probably never even considered.