It’s come to this: Cracked.com is the “paper” of record.
You think I’m kidding.
I usually “learn” stuff I already know when they do pieces like this, but not always (see the Titanic thing in the article linked above), and so what?
Their stuff is, on average, more educational than you’d expect from what was once a second-tier Mad Magazine ripoff.
If you’re older than 30, this development has no business surprising you.