History

Retrospective

25 Years Later, The Most Influential Thriller of the Past Century Leaves a Troubling Legacy

ByMatt Donato
Science

Australian Fossilized Amber Reveals A 42 Million Year-Old Secret

ByMaria Blake, Jeffrey Stilwell and The Conversation
Retrospective

10 Years Ago, A Legendary Director Made an Underrated Vampire Thriller — And Set a New Standard for TV

ByMatthew Monagle
Science

Ancient DNA Just Confirmed A Long-Held Theory About Australia’s Most Controversial Species

ByYassine Souilmi, Gabriel Conroy, Jane Balme, Sally Wasef and The Conversation
Review

Netflix Just Quietly Released Its Most Ambitious Viking Epic

ByLyvie Scott
Trailers

24 Years Later, 'Gladiator II' Could Break a Tedious Hollywood Curse

ByLyvie Scott
Yeehaw

The Most Epic Western of the Year Could Be the Nail in the Coffin for a Century-Old Genre

ByJake Kring-Schreifels
The Inverse Interview

How The Wildest Sci-Fi Movie of the Year Found Its Smartest Character

ByJake Kleinman
Science

4000 Years After Woolly Mammoths Went Extinct, We Might Finally Know Why

ByMarianne Dehasque, Love Dalén and The Conversation
Science

Scientists Just Uncovered New Clues About Ancient Human's Most Mysterious Cousins

ByLauren Leffer
Retrospective

10 Years Ago, an Ambitious RPG Paved the Way for 2023's Game of the Year

ByMo Mozuch
The Inverse Interview

“I’m Doing This Movie.” The Wildest Erotic Thriller of the ‘90s Defied Hollywood at Every Turn

ByDon Kaye
Inverse Recommends

Amazon Just Quietly Added Christopher Nolan's Best War Thriller Ever

ByAlex Welch

35 Years Ago, the Most Important Batman Movie Changed Hollywood Forever

ByAlex Welch
Entertainment

94 Years Ago, a Controversial Thriller Launched an Unstoppable Hollywood Trend

ByGavia Baker-Whitelaw
Retrospective

10 Years Later, a Divisive Director Made a Historic War Thriller With a Complicated Legacy

ByRobert Daniels
Retrospective

15 Years Ago, The Most Overlook Battlefield Game Pioneered Modern Multiplayer Shooters

ByTrone Dowd
Science

A New Study Debunks A Long-Standing Myth About the Inhabitants of Easter Island

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Retrospective

50 Years Ago, an Iconic Neo-Noir Thriller Shocked Audiences — And Changed the Genre Forever

ByJeff Ewing
Science

6,000 Years Ago, Scientists Find A Neolithic Society Treated Immigrants As Equals

ByElana Spivack
Gaming

'Indiana Jones and the Great Circle' Will Improve on the Movies in One Epic Way

ByTrone Dowd
Fire and Blood

'House of the Dragon's Epic New Opening Credits is Ripped from Real History

ByDais Johnston
Retrospective

30 Years Ago, Jack Nicholson's Bizarre Werewolf Movie Killed the Strangest Hollywood Trend

ByKayleigh Donaldson
Science

The Holy Grail Of Neanderthal Language Is Turning Out To Be An 800-Pound Gorilla

BySteven Mithen and The Conversation
Retrospective

30 Years Ago, Nintendo Released Its Most Inventive Platformer — And Changed Mario Forever

ByMo Mozuch
Retrospective

50 Years Ago, the Most Underrated Conspiracy Thriller of the '70s Accidentally Predicted the Future

ByAlex Welch
Health

New Research Reveals What Ancient Humans Ate During the Bronze and Iron Ages

ByElana Spivack
Gaming News

'Assassin’s Creed Shadows' Is Scaling Back Its Ambitions In One Genius Way

ByTrone Dowd
Retrospective

15 Years Later, the Best Sims Game Still Hasn't Been Topped

ByLisa Marie Segarra
Science

What Self-Medicating Animals Can Teach Us About Medicine

ByAdrienne Mayor and The Conversation
Science

Why The "Sweet" Sound Of Cicadas Have Fascinated Humans For Millennia

ByLinda Evans, Eliza Middleton and The Conversation
Feature

20 Years Later, Mike Myers Reveals How 'Shrek 2' Pulled Off the Impossible

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Retrospective

5 Years Ago, a Shocking Crime Thriller Started a Pervasive Trend — And Changed Hollywood Forever

ByMeg Walters
Science

This Ancient Egyptian Skull Could Be the First Evidence of Cancer Treatment

ByElana Spivack
Retrospective

40 Years Ago, George Lucas Made a Controversial Movie Sequel — And Changed Hollywood Forever

ByDaniel Dockery
Gaming

'Assassin's Creed: Shadows' Might Be Late, But One Clever Twist Saves It

ByTrone Dowd
Retrospective

35 Years Later, the Director of the Quintessential '80s Action Movie Breaks Down Its 8 Wildest Moments

ByJake Kring-Schreifels
Gaming News

'Ghost of Tsushima' Refunds Are Another Blunder In PlayStation’s PC Plans

ByTrone Dowd
Science

Ancient DNA Is Helping To Reconstruct Entire Bygone Societies

ByThe Conversation, Magdalena M.E. Bunbury and Guido Alberto Gnecchi-Ruscone
Retrospective

25 Years Ago, an Iconic Action Thriller Perfected the Modern Remake

ByBillie Walker
Retrospective

80 Years Later, an Iconic Psychological Thriller is Even More Influential Today

ByJessica Scott
Health

This Ancient Diet Goes Against Everything We Know About Early Humans

ByElana Spivack
Science

Scientists Discover a 10,000-Year-Old Man-Made Megastructure Under the Baltic Sea

ByStephanie Piper and The Conversation
TV

The Best Action Epic of the Year Defies an Annoying TV Trend

ByAlex Welch
Science

Inside the Quest to Confirm A Strange 60-Year-Old Theory About Stonehenge

ByThe Conversation, Erica Ellingson, Amanda Chadburn and Fabio Silva
Retrospective

70 Years Ago, A Legendary Director Made an Iconic Samurai Epic — And Changed Movies Forever

ByDaniel Dockery
Inverse Recommends

Netflix Just Quietly Added the Most Underrated Historical Epic of the Past Decade

ByDais Johnston
Culture

Ancient Roman Wine Might Have Tasted Surprisingly Good, New Study Suggests

ByThe Conversation and Dimitri Van Limbergen
Science

7,000 Years Ago, Ancient Humans May Have Lived in This Giant Arabian Lava Tube

ByThe Conversation, Huw Groucutt, Michael Petraglia and Mathew Stewart
The Inverse Interview

How Guy Ritchie’s Bombastic War Thriller Redefines a Classic Movie Genre

ByLyvie Scott