Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Icons Who Believed The Exact Opposite Of What You'd Guess

It's amazing how many contradictory ideas can float around inside a single person's brain.


The First Half Of Fight Club Was In A Movie You Never Saw

It turns out the narrator of 'Fight Club' is more than Jack's raging bile duct.


6 Things Only Divorce Lawyers Know About American Marriages

I've been a lawyer in Mississippi helping clients with divorce cases for 10 years. Here's what I've learned.


5 Conspiracy Theories That PROVE This Election Is The Worst

The dark, sticky underbelly of the internet is inundated with madcap election theories that are somehow even more far-fetched than the accusations the actual candidates have been throwing around.


5 Surprisingly Clever Design Choices You Never Noticed

These features deserve to be brought out into the remarkably well-placed light.


The 6 Most Horrifying Abilities Animals Are Evolving

If we've said it once, we've said it a million times: Mother Nature is the enemy, and she wants nothing more than to destroy us.


Everybody Is Fu**ing Each Other: Life On An Aircraft Carrier

Life on an aircraft carrier isn't nearly as cool as 'G.I. Joe' led us to believe.


6 Silly Teen Fads That Nearly Brought About The Apocalypse

Not surprisingly, the strangely haircutted TV news anchors of the past got social trends just as wrong.


7 Surprising Ways Democracy Is Totally Different Overseas

When it comes to political traditions we take for granted, not only do other countries do things differently, they sometimes do our democratic values quite a lot better.


5 Child Prodigies Who Make Your Life Look Like A Sad Joke

Some will call these little overachievers 'inspirational,' but let's be honest -- they just remind us of how much we've wasted our own lives.


I Manage A Strip Club (And Not The Classy Kind)

Sometimes Hollywood leaves out the more uncomfortable details of strip clubs.


5 Things To Know Before Running With The Bulls, You Idiot

Yes, people die during these races.


Why Dumb-Ass Conspiracy Theories Are An American Tradition

As tempted as you might be to shake your fists at the sky at how we've allowed conspiracy theories to get legitimate traction within our electoral system, you might be reassured to know that this sort of thing isn't new.


5 Well-Meaning Tributes That Went Shockingly Wrong

It turns out your legacy is only as good as the folks paying tribute to it.