Cracked Archive - History

4 Very 2020 Hobbies Of Old-School Celebs

It's reassuring to know when we hear the news talk about how our hobbies are dumb bullshit, several icons of history did the exact same stuff during their downtime.

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Serious Works Of Art That Belong On A Metal Album

These artists are not playing.

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6 Normal Places People Claimed Were The Sites Of Ancient Legends

Sometimes people just roll up to a random island and scream, 'This is the REAL Garden of Eden!'

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10 Historical Quotes That Everyone Gets Wrong

Time makes chumps of us all.

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NYPD's Challenge Coins Are Disturbing As Hell

The members-only memorabilia offers a glimpse into police culture.

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6 Famous 2000s Things (That Were Actually Awful)

When one looks back at that decade, we were all complete morons.

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6 Crazy Stories That Got Cut From The Bible

Back when they were compiling the Bible, a ton of embarrassing stuff got cut.

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Confederate Monuments Are Being Defaced In Gorgeous Ways

If a picture is worth 1000 words than this picture says, 'FU, Robert E. Lee' 200 times in a row.

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4 Reasons Searching For Buried Treasure Sucks IRL

It's a lot less Indiana Jones (and a lot more lawsuits).

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Dark Moments From History (That Never Actually Happened)

There's a fine line between history books and fairy tales.

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'Aunt Jemima' Was A Real Person (And A Former Slave)

Learn more about the real woman whose face we all know.

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NYC's 1975 Nightmarish Cop Propaganda Pamphlet

"A Survival Guide for Visitors of the City of New York"

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The 'It Was A Dark And Stormy Night' Author Had A Super Weird Life

The true story of the goofus behind the famous line.

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Isaac Newton's Toad Vomit Plague Serum Sold For $80Gs

When your only two options involve croaking.

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