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Soldiers returning home, goofy dinosaurs, and monkeys – just some things that brighten a Cracked staffer’s day. 

The Happiest Videos On YouTube

The world is full of systems and orders that we never really question because they’ve seemingly exited forever. And we’re not talking about overthrowing the government or anything, we just mean basic things like how we take out our trash, when we vote and what movies we like to see when.

Think about it, why do all the big action-tentpole movies come out in the summer? Is it because kids are out of school? Beauty and the Beast has made a half-billion dollars domestically but it came out in March. If the next Spiderman came out in February, would nobody see it? Of course people would, so again, why all the big movies in the Summer?

THIS WEEK: We’re asking questions like these to some of the big staples of modern living. Jack O'Brien is joined by Adam Ganser and Alex Schmidt. They ask if there’s a better way we can be voting, doing taxes and disposing of our trash, and make simple tweaks to improve professional sports, comic book movies and the 5-day work week.

14 Simple Changes That Would Revolutionize Modern Life

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Ever heard of famous movie director James Cameron? The creator of Aliens, Titanic, The Abyss and Piranha 2? Apparently, something traumatic happened to him during its filming, because he’s had a weird thing for water ever since.

James Cameron Wants To Blow Up The Ocean

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In our dreams, Harry Potter exists in seven books and eight movies. And don’t even talk to us about that play.

Why J.K. Rowling Is Ruining Harry Potter

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“Both of these teams are evil. They’re the football equivalent of Darth Vader facing Emperor Palpatine, except unlike Return of the Jedi, the audience never gets the satisfaction of watching them both die.” 

Why This Is the Super Bown The NFL (And America) Deserves

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This is what’s popular in gaming these days? Someone give us back our 8-bit plumber eating mushrooms.

Why The Creators Of No Man’s Sky Don’t Understand Fun

How did we all give Kevin Costner’s mediocrity and Mel Gibson’s self-mythologizing a total pass…

 

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…when movies like Pulp Fiction and Shawshank Redemption and Fargo happened all around them?

THIS WEEK: Jack O’Brien, Michael Swaim and Adam Ganser go head-to-head with the films and songs they loved as kids, to figure out why an entire decade underappreciated its own best pop culture.

Why the Academy Awards Got the ‘90s So Wrong

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The NFL: where the non-guaranteed salaries make the guaranteed brain damage worth it!

4 Ways Being An NFL Player Is A Living Hell

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Can a guy with this many scandals legitimately be referred to as ‘The Sheriff’? Which yes, is apparently his nickname.

3 Terrible Peyton Manning Scandals No One Talks About