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Cult Week

Cults and extreme beliefs fascinate us because we are all susceptible to their pull. Cult Week explores these stories — and the liminal spaces between the real and the imaginary.


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The Wellness Issue

The Story of You

The human lifespan is thought to max out around 130 years, but becoming happier and healthier is a limitless opportunity. Inverse presents an all-new series, The Story of You, in which we explore one of humanity’s most enduring questions: How do you make the most of your days?

Year in Review

The 20 most "WTF" science discoveries of 2021

Scientific revelations that will make you wonder, “WTF?” This series will count down the 20 strangest or most interesting scientific stories through December 2021.


At 8 p.m. on September 15, 2021, SpaceX is scheduled to launch Inspiration4, the first all-civilian mission to orbit. The four-person team will launch with a Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral in Florida, orbit the Earth in the capsule for three days and return with a splashdown capsule in the Atlantic ocean.



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Inverse Codex

Gemini Man release date, cast, plot, and box office of the Will Smith sci-fi film

Ang Lee's latest movie pits Will Smith against his greatest enemy yet... Will Smith. Here’s everything we know.

Mind and Body

Rookie year

In the Inverse original series ROOKIE YEAR, leaders in STEM, business, and the arts give us a crash course in early adulthood, breaking down the triumphs, stumbles, and lessons learned from their first year in the working world.

The Abstract Podcast

SpaceX Starship: paving the way to Mars city

In this episode, we discuss what the latest Starship rocket test means for the future of space travel — and humanity itself.

The Abstract Podcast

Neuralink: Meet your new robot brain

In this episode, we discuss how breakthroughs in brain-machine interfaces can restore sensory and motor function and treat neurological disorders.

The Abstract Podcast

Hitting the mental reset button during Covid-19

In this episode, we discuss building character and taking care of our mental health during the pandemic.

The Abstract Podcast

Rebooting your health in 2021: A scientific guide

In this episode, we explain why plant-based eating and “Pesco-Mediterranean” diets are sound strategies to improve health and longevity.

The Abstract Podcast

Friends or enemies: Why social networks are the key to survival

In this episode, we dive into the surprising overlap in the relationships of chimpanzees and humans.

The Abstract Podcast

The path to good health in 2021

In this episode, we explain how to avoid high-risk hot spots and embrace essential soft health drivers.

The Abstract Podcast

Killer cats: The surprising behavior of your favorite pet

In this episode, we explain the feral nature of house cats and their dangerous, mysterious ways.

The Abstract Podcast

Smart clock vs. body clock

In this episode, we explain how the latest science can offer crucial new paths to a good night's sleep.

The Abstract Podcast

Bringing robots to life

In this episode, we explain how social robots and mini drones could solve present and future problems.

The Abstract Podcast

Musk, Herzog, and Mars City: Big ideas meet bold criticism

In this episode, we discuss where the public stands on Musk's grand vision of a city on Mars by 2050.

The Abstract Podcast

Werner Herzog and Jason Blum on how 2020 changed movies forever

On this episode of 'The Abstract', as Covid-19 rocks the entertainment industry, we discuss what filmmakers reveal about the future of movies.

The Abstract Podcast

The hidden players shaking up the space race

In this episode, we discuss how technology firms like Air Company aim to fuel a sustainable future beyond Earth.