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25 Awesome Ways To Break Bad News

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As one of the smooth experts in interpersonal communication that all Cracked readers are, you know the importance of tact.

There’s no bigger test of tact than delivering bad news. Sometimes, well, you have to get creative. We readers for some of the best (or worst) examples of how to deliver bad news in Photoshop form. Check out the best submissions on Cracked…

28 Rejected Names For Famous Products (Probably)

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Some products get lucky and nail the whole name thing on the first try. Some brands, though, brainstorm for hours before coming up with that perfect name. Check out some reader created names companies didn’t go with on Cracked…

The Sexy Side Of Hanukkah

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Don’t be a tease. Everyone needs a Hanukkah honey! Watch the new holiday video on Cracked…

If 27 Urban Legends Were True

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We believe a lot of bullshit. But if even half it were true, the world would be in ruins and an awful place to live. See all 27 photos of urban legends in real life on Cracked…

5 Insanely Childish Ways People Are Dealing With Grudges

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In modern civilization, if you have a grievance with another human being, you can’t simply bash them over the head with a mastodon bone and toss them in a tar pit.

No, as the following touched souls demonstrate, you must psychologically torment your nemesis until your vendetta ends up as a blurb scored to “Yakety Sax” on the evening news. Find out what these 5 insanely adults have done on Cracked…

5 Ways Parenting Turns You Into A Dumbass

Some Good News For A Change: Teen Birth Rate Hits Historic Low

I don’t really live by mottoes because you can’t boil down life to a few sentences. But there’s a simple set of rules I keep in mind when parenting: feed them, clothe them, respect them, love them … the rest is common sense. I don’t know if I made that up or stole it from an old lady’s commemorative plate, but it helps. Mainly because it’s so simple. You need that simplicity as a parent, because unfortunately, having children turns you into a drooling dumbass. Read five examples on Cracked…

The 4 Worst Things We Do Immediately After Falling In Love

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Have you ever been in love? I have. It’s fun! People ask, “Have you ever been in love?” and you get to say, “Yes. Yes I have.” There’s other good stuff, too, but I don’t have to explain that to you. You’ve seen the terrible movies and heard the awful songs.

I’ve been in love. I’ve been married. I’m getting divorced, and I’ve learned a few things I can share with you about the stupid things people do when they fall in love. And I first feel comfortable doing it because of something I recently heard Gene Wilder say. Read more on Cracked…

4 Bigots Using ‘Science’ to Further Their Dumb Theories

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For centuries, science and intolerance have been natural enemies, as ideas like “everyone who isn’t me is a subpar crap smear” don’t really stand up to scrutiny.

But nowadays, some of the most backward-thinking people on the planet are finally embracing the wonderful world of science, only to twist it beyond recognition in order to prove their prejudice. Because no one can argue if you yell “SCIENCE!” loud enough, right?  Read more on Cracked…

6 Insane Sex Myths People Used To Teach As Facts

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Considering how obsessed people are with their junk, it is amazing how long it took humanity to finally figure out what it was all used for. The clitoris wasn’t fully mapped until 2005, which you may recognize as being about 160 years after the general layout of the solar system had been mapped. To be fair, at least we don’t treat the clitoris like a campfire ghost story, or set people on fire for having an extra nipple, or assure women that the cause for all of their ailments was a powerful need to masturbate. If you’d been born in a different time, you’d have been 100 percent invested in all three of those ideas, plus a handful of other wacky beliefs about the human underwear zone. Read all six sex myths on Cracked…

4 Friend Zone Cheat Codes (According To The Internet)

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So there’s someone special in your life, and drat it all to hell, you are not someone special in their life. You are, in fact, a pretty mediocre type of someone, a flat grayish ordinary kind of blur in their life who is around and is inoffensive and that’s about it. You are, as the great thinkers of our age have dubbed it, in the “friend zone,” and would like nothing more than to get out of this horrible zone and have that special someone love you and sit on you. Read more on Cracked…

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