Cracked Archive - Weird World

The One Thing That MIGHT Be Able To Kill Fake News

Fake news is homemade and entrepreneurial. It might as well be sold on Etsy.


5 Terrifying Truths About The Crappy Lock On Your Front Door

We sat down with people whose main expertise is to get inside any of our homes or cars at any time. We were not put at ease.


6 Bedtime Stories In History Creepier Than Our Horror Films

History's forgotten children's books prove that at the end of the day, a lot of people want to either scare kids to death or see pictures of dead and dying children in literature.


5 Absurd As Seen On TV Products (That Are Secretly Useful)

Some products aren't really designed stupidly -- sometimes they're simply victims of user error.


22 Surprisingly Surreal Scenes From Your Own Home Planet

Chances are you could probably simply walk into (a place that looks like) Mordor.


Most People You Can Handle, These 5 People Are Why You Drink

Whether it's a good thing or a bad thing that you can only handle these people whilst three-sheets to the wind is another conversation altogether.


Awkward Situations Your Grandparents Never Had To Deal With

Quite frankly, we'd prefer to have to risk getting polio over being entered into another group chat.


5 Little-Known Ways You Suck At Owning A Car

A car is like a romantic partner: If you go too long without one, people think you're weird, but once you get one, it sucks up all your cash and will possibly murder you on a dirt road on a moonless August night.


23 Advertisements That Need To Die, Right Now

Hey advertisers, either get creative or get out of our television boxes.


4 Impending Panics From The Past (And What Came Of Them)

Once we've collectively overdosed on panic, we just move on like it never happened, never mentioning the problem again. But did it go away on its own? Did we solve it?


6 Surprising Things You Learn In The Alt-Right Media Bubble

The first step toward solving any problem is understanding it, so I spent a month digging into the alt-right bubble, and think it's time to get a few things straight.


5 Realities Of Reporting The News In A Brutal Dictatorship

'Luis' is a journalist in Venezuela, and he risked his life to bring you the stories of other journalists he knows who've risked their</i> lives reporting the truth in


6 Big Differences That Turn City Dwellers Into Liberals

If you aren't a liberal when you get to the big city, you might be before the year is up.


Realities Of Returning To Society After A Long Prison Stint

Imagine you woke up one day to find several years had gone by in a blink. That's pretty much the same situation inmates are in, and with stigma attached.