Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Ways To Make New Friends

Making friends is only intimidating in your mind -- in action, it's as easy as boiling an egg or writing a radio-friendly late-90s rock song.


5 Self-Help Books That Got Very Popular Being Very Wrong

In an ideal universe, trained educators and/or leading experts in their field would exclusively write self-help books. We do not live in an ideal universe.


6 Ridiculously Simple Lifehacks You’ll Start Using Tomorrow

Why didn't anyone bother to tell us about these before?


The Tipping Point Of The Airline Industry (And How We Win)

If there's anything that can unite this country, it's a fight against an industry that treats everyone like garbage.


I'm Not Really Royalty: The World Of Nigerian Internet Scams

We talked to 'Ibrahim' -- who was part of a large, sophisticated team of scammers who all lived together in a big house.


8 Hilariously WTF Times People Did Cosplay In The Real World

Some eccentric pioneers are trying to discover new ways to play their cos'es. They're no heroes -- they just dress like them.


‘Rules’ That Make No Sense, But Everyone Follows Anyway

We are a society of rules. Or, more accurately, we're a society of often dumb rules.


Why Feminism Could Use Some Serious Rebranding

I'm a feminist. I love what it stands for. I love its core values. But I'm not blind to its flaws.


14 Strange Assumptions People Make About Our Jobs

You know what they say about assuming: You shouldn't do it. And there's a butt involved in there somehow, also.


You May Be A Good Dude, But Here's Why You're Single

If you don't understand how your sweetness and good intentions could possibly scare anyone away, buckle up, because I'm about to give you some inside info on where you're going wrong.


How To Stay Focused At Work, A Curated List For Donald Trump

The stresses of the job might be getting to old, kooky Donny.


22 Absolutely True Facts That Seem Like Garbage Nonsense

Warning: Some of these may break your brain.


11 Charts To Help You Understand The People Around You

Everything's more understandable in delicious pie chart form.


10 Common Fashion Rules You Always Break (How Dare You)

Fashion is a nightmare, and even the moderately fashionable among us can't always keep it all straight.


I’m A Victim Of Carpet-Bombing Online Harassment

Some folks just can't wait to find someone -- anyone -- to harass for no reason whatsoever.