Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Disturbing Abandoned Places (Hiding Right In Plain Sight)

There are some places off the beaten path that fully deserve to remain hidden in plain sight, for fear of stepping on a 70-year-old bomb or tripping over a mass grave.


The 5 Most Satisfying 'Told You So' Moments Of All Time

Sometimes spite is just so delicious.


19 Baffling Products That Big Companies Actually Rolled Out

No one likes to be typecast, but these companies should've just been happy with their billions of dollars.


7 Loopholes That Are Basically Glitches In Everyday Life

Who doesn't love stories about underdogs working the system, trying their hardest, and finally rising up to defeat the, uh, overdogs?


13 Brutally Honest Postcards From Around The Country

We understand why these places wouldn't want to draw attention to any of their less redeeming qualities that put them on the map.


46 Thoughts That Consume You While You're Stuck In Traffic

'There must be an accident. Or maybe someone's betrayed me.'


5 Places To Help You Go All Cockroach On The Apocalypse

There are lots of dedicated builders who have prepared some pretty fancy spots where you can ride out the end of the world in style.


23 Widely-Circulated 'Facts' About The Law That Are Myths

We're starting to think law classes should be a requirement for everyone.


4 Dumb Reasons We Let Bad People Off The Hook

Most of us are willing to come down on people we find objectionable. Except, for some reason, in a handful of cases, when we like to raise up those turd golems and pretend they're pristine turd angels.


5 Totally CRAZY CEOs Who Valued Humanity Over Profits

We tend to think that every rich CEO who isn't Elon Musk or Bruce Wayne is a smirking sociopath who orders layoffs while floating nude in a pool filled with champagne.


6 Insane Laws That Make China A Goddamn Nightmare

If you actually take the time to read about everyday life in China, you'll realize that things there are actually way, way more insane and dystopic than any of us ever imagined.


6 Realities When Your Creepy Fetish Lands You In Prison

It turned out Gilberto Valle liked to fantasize in great detail about killing and cooking people with other strangers online -- but he insists that fantasy is all it ever was.


The 6 Most Terrifying Morning Commutes In The World

One way to take your mind off of your road rage is to remember that things could be much, much worse.


6 Insane PR Fails By Companies Who Tried To Get Political

Working at one of these places would certainly motivate you to start updating your LinkedIn STAT.


What The Media Gets Wrong About Trump’s Executive Orders

There are too many unbelievable stories to keep track of while still maintaining your life and healthy relationships. So here at Cracked, we've sacrificed both these things to do the research for you!