Cracked Archive - Weird World

The Cases Are Fake: A Theory That Totally Changes Sherlock

Throughout the entire series, Sherlock Holmes, super-sleuth, misses the most obvious clue right in front of him: that his brother, Mycroft, is creating fake puzzles for him to solve to keep him from killing himself.


6 Horrifying Acts Of Desperation & Fear Caused By Spiders

See! Spiders really are just the worst.


Why Are Cops Shooting Dogs? 5 Things You Should Know

Tiffanie nearly went to jail for putting her own body between a state trooper's gun and her beloved dog. Here's what she told us.


4 Spam Emails That Deserve To Be Movies

I say it's time we recognize the stirring tales found in spam emails by giving them the silver screen adaptations they've long deserved.


5 Insane Things Superhero Movies (Correctly) Assume About Us

I don't know what made superhero movies popular, but I do know what they think about us.


5 True Stories Where If You Heard Them You'd Be Like "Nah"

Soap operas are like professional wrestling for housewives, full of outlandish characters and convoluted plots too crazy for real life. Or are they?


We Were Impregnated By Our Rapists: 4 Bizarre Realities

Some of these babies gradually come to realize that one or more of their parents blame them for the rape that happened before their birth.


Why You've Never Really Tasted Your 6 Favorite Foods

We tend to orient our diets around how our food looks, in lieu of how it actually tastes. And the food industry knows this.


Two Year Faked Coma: 6 People That Worked Hard At Being Lazy

Laziness is like wine: It's only appealing to certain crowds, a surprisingly large amount of work goes into it, and it gets more impressive as time goes on.


Lizard People Secretly Run The World And We Have Proof

Tracking down the lizard people was surprisingly simple. All I had to do was write an interview request on a postcard and drop it in the mail. Didn't even need an address.


6 Insane Structures That Will Be Awesome When Finished

Who wouldn't want to take a slide down from the top of a skyscraper.


5 Apocalyptic Realities Working At A Modern Day Blockbuster

For Blockbuster and Kmart employees, showing up for work every day was like watching grandma slowly lose her mind.


6 Techniques For Self-Motivation (When You Don't Want To)

If you're having trouble doing the dishes, consider hiring a lawyer to give you a chocolate only when you finish.


6 Corrupt Police Forces That Didn't Even Pretend to Give A F

Corrupt law enforcement is nothing new. Quite a few cops have been dragging their asses way over the thin blue line since time immemorial.