Cracked Archive - Weird World

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.


American Customs That Make No Sense To The Rest Of The World

Turns out some things we think that makes America great are found to be confusing, unnerving, and downright bizarre by our friends across the pond.


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.


5 Extremely Stupid Things We Believe About Rich People

Nobody's asking you to cry for the wealthy, but being rich isn't exactly how you've been picturing it.


4 Popular Stories That Used To Be Way Less Offensive

Some original fairy tales that hail from notoriously sexist eras, often featured women as actual characters. Occasionally, even awesome ones.