5 Huge Innovations Held Back By Plain Human Stupidity

September 13, 2017

Human Innovation is an unstoppable steamroller, forever moving forward and crushing all obstacles in its way. Nothing can hold it back, not even for a moment. Nothing, that is, except for another steamroller of equal power charging in the opposite direction. We call that other steamroller Human Stupidity, and some amazing things happen when the two collide. For example … 4 Congress Almost Streamlined Tax Filing … Then The Tax…

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I’m Not Telling You To Stop Watching NFL (But You Will)

September 11, 2017

Julio wished the bullfight would last forever. He knew every play by heart, just as a salmon knows its river, or a dancer knows cool-ass dance moves. He’d rooted for the picadores as they stabbed the bull’s neck with lances, as required by the rules. He’d cheered as the banderilleros planted blade after blade into the bull’s shoulders (another thing required by the sport’s rules). And now, in the fight’s…

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5 Shocking Ways People Keep Making Technology Racist

September 3, 2017

While humanity’s endless battle against racism might feel like two steps forward, one giant step back, at least we can take comfort in the idea that our merciless robot overlords will be immune to such human weaknesses. Or will they? It turns out that, much like the children of Klan members and anti-vaxxers, technology itself is cursed by the folly of its creators. Case in point … 5 Color Film…

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5 Products You Need For Stronger Hair That Won’t Shed

August 29, 2017

I think I speak for most of us lucky betches who have hair when I say, hair is life. If I’m not having a good hair day (which happens to be every day I run into someone I don’t want to fucking see), I know it’s going to be a day from hell. However, I will say that I’m v lucky to even have hair to begin with, so that’s…

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5 Pieces Of Good News About The Recent Surge Of Nazis

August 29, 2017

Read Next 5 The Internet Is Actively Pushing Back When the Nazis originally managed to rise to power in 1932 with an approval rating of just around 37 percent, they had two major advantages on their side: History had not yet shown what colossal asshats they’d prove to be, and there was no internet to constantly remind the world of that fact. Today, neither of those advantages exist. The world’s…

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5 Things To Understand About Modern Hate Groups

August 29, 2017

Here’s a popular right-wing meme that got spread around before the attack in Charlottesville: So, here’s what I want to ask anyone sharing that (or wearing it on a t-shirt — yes, they sell them): When we replace the stick figures with actual bleeding humans, does that change how you feel about it at all? (WARNING: Graphic fucking video): It’s not a rhetorical question. I think the answer to that…

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I Went To North Korea: What You’ve Heard Vs. What I Saw

August 29, 2017

Get intimate with our new podcast Cracked Gets Personal. Subscribe for great episodes like The Most Insane Things We Saw In Emergency Medicine and 3 Wild Stories from Inside the Opiate Epidemic, available wherever you get your podcasts. Read Next 6 Some Myths Are Broken Almost Immediately We are all endlessly fascinated by North Korea, but it’s almost impossible to get accurate information out of the country. That combination has…

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The Best ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Recap You’ll Ever Read, Week 1 Night 1: Iggy Doesn’t Even Go Here

August 26, 2017

Well fam, we constructed it. After a sex offense gossip, a creation shutdown, and innumerable suicide menaces by me rumors, we somehow offset it to the season four premiere. I for one cannot guess I am preparing the present recappartially because Ive never done it before, and partly because I cannot believe that after shitting on this right for like, a month straight and privately avowing to boycott a prove…

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The Best Sports Bras For Big Boobs So You Don’t Smack Yourself In The Face

August 26, 2017

I’m was just about to take you on a trip( no , not an acid trip–actually, maybe) back in time to a decade “ve called the”‘ 70 s, when John Travolta wasn’t indoctrinated by some Scientology bullshit, cocaine was as obtainable as Usher’s herpes, and shockingly fairly, the first-ever athletics bra was crafted from two male jockstraps hem together, aka the most innovative decade of our time, if you ask…

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8 Original Boy Scout Badges Modern Adults Couldn’t Earn

August 14, 2017

I was a Boy Scout, and though I could never muster the energy to get involved in my community enough to make Eagle rank, I definitely remember the Merit Badges. The best scouts had a sash full of ’em. The more you had, the more likely your Dad was the Scoutmaster. It was a cool idea, but some of them were too easy to get. For example, the one for…

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