Cracked Archive - Weird World

4 Signs President Trump Is Headed For A Hitler-Like Reign

I dove into history books about the rise of the Third Reich to try to build a hypothetical road map to American Fascism.


6 Gloriously Insane Urban Legends You’ll Wish Are True

These theories aren't just fake, they're also so fun that you'll wish they really happened.


6 Side Effects Of Famous Charities That Make Things Worse

The glut of donated supplies following a tragedy is such a problem that emergency workers have a term for it --


I'm An Actual Veteran: Here's How I Celebrated Veterans Day

Every Veterans Day, some lovely, patriotic establishments offer free meals to veterans. As a veteran myself, it is a kindness that I have appreciated and partaken of for years.


7 WTF Ways Famous Companies Rip You Off Every Day

These methods of screwing the consumer are as petty as they are impressive.


Evacuating A Modern City: 5 Realities In A Real Apocalypse

What's it like when your life suddenly turns into a Roland Emmerich movie?


The Insane History Of 30 Things You Use Every Day

The history of these objects is way cooler than 90 percent of what you read in school.


The Dangerous Cult You Didn't Even Know You Were A Part Of

There is a multi-billion-dollar cult, propagated by the Hollywood elite, which preys like an engorged leech on the minds and pocketbooks of people seeking a purpose. And it's not Scientology.


6 Realities Of Having My Life Saved By A Poop Transplant

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi dystopia as imagined by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, but fecal transplants are very real.


4 People Who Crafted Brilliant X-Rated Art

Dicks are the great artistic equalizer.


Pauli Presents: 5 Horrifying Crimes No One Can Explain!

Oh, good, you're finally here! I've been waiting for you, for there are murders that need to be solved!


I Watched My Friend Get Murdered, Right In Front Of My Eyes

'Some kids started splashing in the pool, and when I heard two pops, I looked around ...'


6 God-Awful Ways Real Schools Tried To Save Money

These cash-strapped schools deserve an A+ for creativity and an F for sheer lunacy.


5 Extremely Wrong Things ‘Smart’ People Love To Say

Many of the 'superior' opinions you (or your annoying friends) hold turn out to be hilariously wrong when you look at the data.


5 Incredible Stories We Guarantee Will Brighten Your Day

Every once in a while, it's refreshing to read a story where somebody beats the odds, defies fate, and manages to put one over on the cosmos for a longshot win -- and it's not a billionaire racist.