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5 Fitness Myths You Believe (That Don’t Work At All)

We're all interested in fitness, or at least in maintaining the idea that we might start getting fit any day now; man, get off our back. As such, there are tons and tons of advice out there on how to tone your body into a veritable machine made of health and sexiness. And a to…
By: Cracked / February 23, 2015

8 Things Some Asshole Says In Every Debate About Sexism

Feminism! And with that one word, I've already set the world speed record for turning a comment section into a septic tank. As a guy writing on the Internet, I'm not the right demographic to tell you about feminism, but I'm absolutely the right demographic to tell you about the assholes reacting against it. …
By: Cracked / February 20, 2015

5 Ways America’s Justice System Is Designed To Screw You

You've heard it in 10,000 cop shows: "You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you." As much as people tend to hate on lawyers, that moment when you have your face crammed into the hood of a squad car is when most decide those appointed…
By: Cracked / February 2, 2015

5 Things People Don’t Get About Borderline Personalities

It's not everyone who can watch a horror thriller, point at the villain and say, "Hey, that's me!" But you can if you have  borderline personality disorder -- that's the condition that Hollywood loves to scare the shit out of men with in movies like  "Fatal Attraction." Any movie of that "woman seems OK…
By: Cracked / January 28, 2015

5 Things You Don’t Know About Strippers (Until You Are One)

If prostitution is the world's oldest profession, stripping may very well be the second oldest -- it all depends on exactly when the first uptight humans decided people shouldn't walk around with their most enticing bits flopping nakedly in the wind. As soon as clothing became the norm, taking that clothing off became a profitable gig for…
By: Cracked / January 27, 2015

5 Things Every Snob Says (Confirmed By Science)

Well, this is kind of a tragedy. I started out researching this column with the intention of writing "5 Snobby Comments Science Says Aren't True," but clearly the research just didn't shake out. Time after time, I kept discovering that the most obnoxious, condescending, scarf-wearing douchebags in the world are correct, justified, and [some third…
By: Cracked / January 22, 2015

9 Stupid Words We Should Retire In 2015

A new year is upon us, and that means we need to arbitrarily decide some things will be different, solely based on the fact that Earth has completed another cycle around the sun in a way that proves nothing other than physics are still working. To start, let's work on language. We have a whole…
By: Cracked / January 21, 2015

5 Ridiculously Sexist Ways Toy Companies Are Targeting Kids

Marketing products to children isn't particularly hard. Just throw a bunch of skateboards and neon backwards caps into your commercial and kids will want the shit out of whatever you're selling. But for some reason, plenty of companies out there still think that little girls want nothing to do with things like LEGOs or NERF…
By: Cracked / December 30, 2014

8 Vintage Christmas Carols (That Are All About Sex)

In 2008 Lady Gaga gave the world the gift of a song where she refers to her vagina as a Christmas tree, suggesting that she has a serious misunderstanding of how at least one of those works. Between that and other recent tracks, like Nate Dogg rapping about getting holiday head and the beloved family…
By: Cracked / December 25, 2014

4 Stupid Ways Everyone Deals With Breakups

Ahh, l'amour. Or, as the French call it, "le humpy jumpy." It's a funny thing us humans do to each other, getting all stupid in love with one another, touching tongues, watching Jennifer Aniston films, and feeling this intense longing for the presence of someone else in a way that curiously wanes over time and…
By: Cracked / December 15, 2014

5 Studies That Prove Racism Is Still Way Worse Than We Think

There is a bitter debate over racism these days -- specifically, whether or not it still exists in a way that actually matters. The argument against goes something like, "Sure, there are neo-Nazis and KKK and YouTube comment sections out there, but we've got a black president, for Christ's sake! Racism has been banished to…
By: Cracked / December 14, 2014

6 Weird Ways The World Looks Different When You’re Asexual

For the majority of people, sex is the most compelling thing in the world, for obvious "perpetuation of the species" reasons. Sex sells. Sex rules. Sex draws the eyes to this paragraph like a tractor beam, because the word "sex" is in it like a million times. But there are people out there with no…
By: Cracked / November 27, 2014

5 Adorable Behaviors That Mean Your Dog Hates You

Once upon a time, a bunch of prehistoric horror-wolves realized that the clumsy species of spear-flinging monkeys they were snacking on would trade belly rubs and a place by the fire if they occasionally mauled something on command. Since then, man and canine have peacefully waltzed together through the annals of time. Thanks to thi…
By: Cracked / November 15, 2014

Why Everything You Believe About The ’90s Is Wrong

Whoomp there it is. There what is? My bad. Chill, home slice, because I am going to explain the situation -- the '90s were da bomb! Booya! Not. If you were actually born in the '90s, you don't really remember the '90s. Sorry. If it's any consolation, I am closer to death than you are,…
By: Cracked / November 10, 2014

5 Basic Rules Guys Can’t Seem To Follow On Dating Websites

I have plenty of friends who have met their significant others online and, with zero exceptions, these relationships are composed of two people who are definitely perfect for each other and are exactly the kind of thing I want for myself. That's why I decided to try online dating. Also, nearly every word of that…
By: Cracked / November 5, 2014

6 Outdated Myths People Still Believe About Homosexuality

Only half a century ago, homosexuality was society's worst-kept secret -- everyone knew it existed, but you didn't see gay people on TV or movies, and you didn't talk about them at Thanksgiving dinner. Understandably, there were a lot of ridiculous misconceptions about the homosexual community back then, but today there shouldn't be any excuse…
By: Cracked / October 31, 2014

7 Film Adaptations The Author Hated (For Ridiculous Reasons)

Although books are a frequent source of inspiration for filmmakers, Hollywood doesn't always see eye-to-eye with the authors of those books, because books are for nerds, so who cares what they think. Understandably, this often doesn't sit well with the writers. But it doesn't mean the author is always right -- in fact, some of…
By: Cracked / October 26, 2014

7 Horrifying Lessons Learned Directing A Porno

We think we have a rough idea of how porn movies work: actors shoot dozens of films a week, everyone's on drugs all the time, corny music plays constantly, etc. We've gone deeper (giggle) into the world of porn with this piece about life as a male porn star. But that man was controlling the…
By: Cracked / October 19, 2014

4 Reasons The “Full House” Reunion Should Be A Reality Show

Hey, everyone who just refuses to let the 1990s go, a Full House revival is once again in talks, but this time, it might actually happen! Original executive producers Jeff Franklin and Bob Boyett -- as well as a number of original cast members -- are all on board to mine your nostalgia for dollar…
By: Cracked / September 25, 2014

5 Current TV Shows That Get More Praise Than They Deserve

Listen, I get it. People like what people like, and, with so many options available, complaining about the inferior choices made by others is kind of pointless and petty when you could just as easily skip those things altogether in favor of something else. So, in that respect, that I'm about to spend a couple…
By: Cracked / September 21, 2014

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