History

Review

Guy Ritchie's Bloody New Heist Thriller is His Best Movie in Years

ByLyvie Scott
Retrospective

20 Years Ago, Quentin Tarantino's Most Underrated Revenge Thriller Pulled Off the Impossible

ByAlex Welch
Science

A Scientist Found Something Truly Bizarre Inside A Fossilized Dinosaur Eggshell

ByEvan Thomas Saitta and The Conversation
Science

Ancient Australians May Have Used the Great Barrier Reef to Survive Even Earlier Than We Thought

BySean Ulm, Ian J. McNiven, Kenneth McLean and The Conversation
Gaming

3 Decades Ago, These "Pioneering" Young Actors Changed Video Games Forever

ByGary Ryan
Science

A Geneticist Reveals What It Really Means to Have Viking DNA

ByShai Carmi, Harald Ringbauer and The Conversation
Science

Thousands of Years Ago, Ancient Mayans Developed an Impressive System For Predicting an Eclipse

ByKimberly H. Breuer and The Conversation
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Max Just Quietly Added the Most Important Movie of 2023

ByAndy Crump
Science

One Extremely Human Quality May Help Explain Why Neanderthals Went Extinct

ByThe Conversation and Nicholas R. Longrich
Exclusive

25 Years Later, a Foundational Internet Franchise Is Finally Going Back to Basics

ByShannon Liao
Science

The Science of Eclipses Is Full Of Miscalculations, Bonfires, And Bad Weather

ByThe Conversation and Barbara Ryden
Science

The Record Of Ancient Eclipses Offers Strange Clues About Our Modern Planet

ByThe Conversation and Sarah Sadavoy
Retrospective

20 Years Ago, an Audacious Writer Made a Mind-Blowing Sci-Fi Movie That Was Ahead of Its Time

ByBarry Levitt
Retrospective

25 Years Later, a Box Office Flop Has Become a Cannibal Cult Classic

ByMatthew Monagle
Opinion

The 2 Most Misunderstood Films of the Decade Expose Hollywood’s Biggest Failing

ByLyvie Scott
News

'Zone of Interest's Streaming Release Date is Sooner Than You Think

ByDais Johnston
TV

Hulu's Best Action Epic of 2024 Avoids One Tired Storytelling Cliché

ByAlex Welch
space

Was Homer Poetically Describing A Solar Eclipse? 3 Ancient Eclipses That May Have Changed Humanity Forever

ByKiona Smith
Science

Would Humans Be Better Off With Tails? Science Reveals the Complicated Answer

ByLaurence D. Hurst and The Conversation
Science

An Ancient Bone With Traces of Psychoactive Compounds Inside Has Stumped Scientists

ByThe Conversation and Sarah Edwards
Health

'The Distaff Gospels:' This Forgotten Text Reveals A Society of Women Practicing Medicine In Secret

ByThe Conversation and Pragya Agarwal
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Hulu Just Quietly Released the First Great Action Epic of the Year

ByAlex Welch
Science

66 Years Ago, the U.S. Navy Predicted Humanlike Machines Based On This Technology

ByThe Conversation and Danielle Williams
The Inverse Interview

The Best Samurai Epic of the Year Fixes an Annoying Hollywood Trend

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Health

This Misunderstood Genetic Condition Has Afflicted Humans For Centuries, Fossil Evidence Reveals

ByMiriam Fauzia
Anatomy of a Meme

The most hated Nintendo game ever exposes 1 ugly truth about fandom

ByGiovanni Colantonio
Taste of the Holidays

How do Christmas cakes last for years? Inside the “perfect storm” of preservation

ByBecca Caddy
Opinion

Martin Scorsese's Epic First Western Is a Hollywood Blockbuster Like No Other

ByIsaac Feldberg
Landlocked

In Paraguay, cows offer a way out of poverty — and perhaps a greater peril

ByKlas Lundstrom and Fredrik Lerneryd
Cult of Nintendo

Nintendo needs to treat its older games with more respect

ByJon Irwin
Exclusive

The "Mother of Yoda" breaks silence on Baby Yoda and more

ByFalene Nurse
Video Games Issue 2021

The 50 best weapons in video game history

ByJavier Reyes
Worldview

Genetics study reveals the route of an ancient Pacific Ocean odyssey

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
SpaceTime

50 years ago, the U.S. and U.S.S.R. joined forces to ensure astronauts could survive in space

ByAllie Hutchison
Coined

Gacha game meaning: How 'Genshin Impact' made a hated genre irresistible

ByDanny Paez
The Inverse Interview

How 'The Green Knight' brought its most iconic character to life

ByAlex Welch
The Inverse Interview

Sam Richardson explores the "spectrum of niceness" in 'Werewolves Within'

ByRichard Newby
Paranoid Android

50 years ago, Watergate changed the American political thriller forever

BySteph Green
paw patrol

Dogs need these 7 traits to survive the ultimate endurance sport

ByElisa Shoenberger
Man out of time

12 years ago, Marvel told its greatest Captain America story — without Steve Rogers

ByRichard Newby
How to Save the Earth

Bill Gates is funding a controversial climate fix that could save the Earth — or doom it

ByAlexis Schwartz
Mind over matter

The oral history of 'The Lawnmower Man,' the sci-fi movie that predicted VR

ByRalph Jones
One Year Later

Soy boys: How tofu conquered the supermarket during a global pandemic

ByKate Bratskeir
Clinton Still Plays the Sax

'Animaniacs' Hulu revival is "edgier" than you remember

ByEric Francisco
A proposal

The Case for a National Covid-19 Memorial Day on May 28

ByEmma Betuel
plot thickens

Pentagon UFO report: Watch new video leaked ahead of landmark dossier

ByPassant Rabie
Taste of the Holidays

Inside the toxic history of a beloved festive spice

ByBecca Caddy
The Inverse Interview

'Men' explained: The movie's stars unpack its mysterious ancient symbolism

ByJenni Miller
Exclusive

HBO Max: Animators say they're "clueless" and "confused" by sudden cancellations

BySteven Asarch
Taste of the Holidays

105 years ago, a savvy candy company created the most divisive holiday dish ever

ByBecca Caddy