6 Gruesome Things You See Working In An Aquarium

6 Gruesome Things You See Working In An Aquarium

Fish tanks are real-world screen savers found in restaurants and waiting rooms everywhere. But before fish become your barely-animated adornment, they spend their lives in pet stores or aquaria, twiddling their fins and waiting to be sold. We talked to George, who’s ran in a couple of aquaria in the UK. He showed off a […]

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5 Boneheaded Conspiracy Theories You Had No Clue Existed

5 Boneheaded Conspiracy Theories You Had No Clue Existed

When you ask people what their favorite conspiracy theories are, it’s always the same old ballads — the moon landing was fake, the British autocracy are all lizards, Tom Cruise is actually two small perimeter collies in a tall coat, etc. People love tuning out the classics, but what about all the new conspiracies? Here’s […]

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6 Shockingly Brutal Realities Of An Organic Dairy Farm

6 Shockingly Brutal Realities Of An Organic Dairy Farm

Life on an organic farm: The description brings to mind a kind of bucolic wonderland. Sun shining, pigs wallowing, cattle lowing — it’s a life of hard work, sure, but it’s a simple and uncomplicated one. And if you believe all that, you’ve watched too many movies. We spoke with an actual live-in organic farm […]

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5 Movies That Are 99% Harmless And 1% Horrifying

5 Movies That Are 99% Harmless And 1% Horrifying

Some movies are out to rip your heart open, spit in the meander, then close it up back up so their spit pumps through your veins until you die( looking at you, Dancer In The Dark ). But largely, movies merely want to entertain — to help you forget about the sea of difficulties that […]

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Delicious Treats For Your Cat (If You Have One, Weirdo)

Delicious Treats For Your Cat (If You Have One, Weirdo)

Its the season of devoting, and that should extend to your furry friend. Everything these days has appeared to be centered around puppies and how adorable they are, but what about our feline friends? Yes, kitties deserve special treats, too. And, as the animals most closely resembling our own positions, we share a special bond. […]

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5 Newspaper Articles From History You’ll Swear I’m Making Up

5 Newspaper Articles From History You'll Swear I'm Making Up

As I read through hundreds of old newspaper article researching a couple of past columns, I came across a handful of ridiculous stories that I couldn’t turn into standalone columns. That’s when I remembered that John Cheese is the head of columns, and he gives about 2 percent of precisely one fucking. He was like, […]

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4 Groups You Lose Faith In While Working For Charity

4 Groups You Lose Faith In While Working For Charity

Shelters for battered women do amazing things. I know, because I volunteered for one in California during college and worked for another in Texas after graduate school. But the three years of experience I got in that world also left me kind of jaded. It’s not just the fact that there is never enough money […]

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6 Common Things You Do In Video Games (That Are War Crimes)

6 Common Things You Do In Video Games (That Are War Crimes)

Military-themed video games get more and more frighteningly realistic with each generation, to the point where we’re frankly a little taken aback whenever we take a pis breach and there isn’t a ticker-tape procession waiting for us in the bathroom. That said, there’s still one thing franchises like Call Of Duty and Medal Of Honor […]

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10 Crowdfunded Products That Really Work (See For Yourself)

10 Crowdfunded Products That Really Work (See For Yourself)

This piece was written by the people who run the Cracked Store to tell you about products that are being sold there. Although crowdfunding is a great way to get an entire industry to hate Zach Braff, it’s an even better platform for consumer product pre-orders. But sometimes backers can get duped into shelling out […]

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