Ghouls and Ghosts

10 best horror games on Xbox Game Pass

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Spielberg’s raptor

How Jurassic Park led to (and then ruined) the director’s chance to have a dinosaur named after him.

Car Review

This is the first EV designed for Americans

Americans love big trucks and big SUVs, but carmakers haven't given them electric versions. That all changes with the R1T, an impossibly clever electric truck.

Part Two

Shang-Chi: Why Marvel’s most influential comic disappeared.

'Master of Kung Fu' was once a red hot Marvel comic created by writers inspired by the coming martial arts craze. So why haven't you heard of Shang-Chi before?

Feature

In Shakespeare, veterans find a “tower of strength”

“Shakespeare’s meter of iambic pentameter mimics the human heartbeat.”

Feature

The oral history of Idiocracy, Mike Judge's time travel triumph

“At a certain point, it went from a good vibe to thinking that this movie was cursed from the beginning.”

Essay

It's time for men to start talking about male infertility. I'll go first.

The more I thought about my experience, the more I reflected on how there’s no lexicon to discuss the emotional fallout of male infertility.

The Inverse Interview

Henry Golding has main character energy

Ahoy

Why NASA is shipping the $10 billion Webb telescope down the Panama Canal

In a few weeks, NASA will be shipping the James Webb Space Telescope to its launch site in French Guinana.

Vikings

The team was scared that we would fail: A NASA mission 45 years ago changed everything

The Viking missions set the gold standard for landing on Mars, but they couldn't resolve the big question — are we alone?

Mental Health

Prince Harry's therapy on Apple TV+ reveals a hard truth about trauma

The brain is really very good at quickly adapting to critical stress. Unlearning it? Well, that can take years .

Part One

How Marvel's Shang-Chi had to "destroy" its own racist origins

The first in a series about Shang-Chi’s origins, rise, fall, and rebirth.

The Inverse Interview

Anthony Mackie is the leading man we need

The New Orleans actor talks Netflix, Marvel, and finding his new partner in crime.

Inverse Recommends

You need to watch the most underrated sci-fi series on HBO Max ASAP

With a reboot on the way, which episodes do you need to watch?

Nobody ever made them like this! Never before in sci-fi history had an entire TV series arc been plotted out and executed almost entirely by one screenwriter. But this one underrated sci-fi show changed the game. Now, it’s (probably) making a comeback.

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Inverse Codex

Battlefield 2042 open beta start time, end date, game modes, and how to play

Battlefield 2042 has a lot to prove.

Inverse Game Reviews

Kena: Bridge of Spirits is PlayStation's Zelda, but there's a catch

Inverse Score: 8/10

Gaming

Look: Kirby and the Forgotten Land in 8 cute images

Three-dimensional thinking.

Open World

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is confusing in one critical area

Guardians mostly hits the right notes.

Gaming

You need to play the weirdest retro sports game on Nintendo Switch ASAP

Take me out to the ballgame.

You know him well

Donkey Kong 40th anniversary: 8 best games ranked

What's Next?

Epic Games v. Apple verdict: Appeal is "terribly dumb," analysts say

"Epic needs either a new legal team or senior leadership that listens more closely to their existing legal team. "

Sophisicated Gamer

CLX Horus is the perfect gateway to PC gaming

Building your rig feels like a game.

Game Recs

Deathloop is 2021’s most intoxicatingly frustrating game

Inverse score: 8/10

Inverse Game Reviews

Chivalry II is rowdy, ridiculous, and impossible to put down

Inverse Score: 9/10

Gaming

Look: 'GTA 5' on PS5 in 8 explosive images

PlayStation Showcase

Look: Gran Turismo 7 in 9 gorgeous images

As expected, this game looks absolutely beautiful.

Culture

Worldview

The Inverse travel series that uncovers hidden history: Italy | England | Tibet | Texas

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Science
Science

Why does Earth have a Moon? New studies reveal its chaotic origin

Earth's only natural satellite may have been the result of a violent cosmic event.

Inverse Codex

Planet 9 location, orbit, distance, name, and black hole theory for the mysterious Solar System object

Astronomers are hot on the hunt for a giant planet in our outer Solar System. If it actually exists, that is.

Incoming!

Watch: Largest comet in the Solar System is hurtling toward the Sun

Plus, you might get a chance to see it — in about 10 years.

Future of Health

Covid-19 exposed the one huge reason doctors remain so crucial in the era of A.I.

Medicine is being increasingly performed by robots and smart apps, but this "sexy new technology" may have just as many downsides and benefits.

Science

Reel Science

Reel Science is an Inverse series that reveals the real (and fake) science behind your favorite movies and TV.

Science

Biomining: Asteroid-chewing bacteria could help mine the Moon

Bacteria rocks.

Dino Delights

Oldest fossil discovery of “bizarre dinosaur” reveals a never-before-seen feature

This ankylosaur is the first of its kind found in Africa.

Inverse Daily

This is what actually happens to caffeine when you reheat coffee

Plus: The actual ingredients in the Covid-19 vaccines and the latest in the Blue Origin vs. SpaceX saga.

Longevity Hack

Scientists identify how many hours to eat a day to optimize longevity

Maintaining an eating schedule may help safeguard your long-term health.

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How to see the most elusive meteor shower in the sky

This unique shower lights up in the early evening hours in October.

Detox

What mental health experts say people get wrong about divorce

Is a “painless” divorce possible? Experts say that’s the wrong question.

Codex

Covid-19 vaccine booster shot: Schedule, side-effects, concerns, and effectiveness

Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 booster shots are set to be released to the U.S. public. Here's everything you need to know.

Science

Why does Earth have a Moon? New studies reveal its chaotic origin

Earth's only natural satellite may have been the result of a violent cosmic event.

The Moon is responsible for the tides, our sleep cycles, and perhaps even the change in seasons. It’s hard to imagine what our planet would be without its celestial companion, but how the Moon came to be is still a mystery.

Transport
lunchtime

This one feature is the best reason to buy the Rivian R1T

The Rivian electric pickup is terrific, and you can read the full review to learn why. But the pièce de résistance is the Camp Kitchen.

Car Review

Rivian R1T review: One type of driver is going love this electric truck

Americans love big trucks and big SUVs, but carmakers haven't given them electric versions. That all changes with the R1T, an impossibly clever electric truck.

Innovation

Tesla Full Self-Driving: Safety score explained and how to apply for beta

Tesla's full self-driving beta has taken another step forward. Here's what you need to know.

Sorry, no V8

The Ford F-150 Lightning is the most exciting EV ever made

Let’s take a look at why.

Car Review

The Genesis GV80 is executing one Lexus strategy perfectly

The Genesis GV80 might be best known as the car that saved Tiger Woods, but it might be the best luxury SUV on the market. Here's everything you need to know.

Car Review

One type of driver is going to love the 2021 Cadillac XT5

The luxury crossover market is stuffed with competition, but the Cadillac XT5 is a fair choice for anyone.

Innovation

Tesla: Elon Musk-shared video reveals Model S Plaid's record-breaking speed

The Tesla Model S Plaid has already set an impressive record on a famous racetrack.

Truck Stuff

Whoa! The new Silverado ZR2 looks like an off-road beast

Chevrolet hasn’t had an answer to the Ford Raptor for a decade, but now it does: the Silverado ZR2 is the company’s new flagship off-road pickup.

Car Review

One type of driver will call the 2021 Volvo XC60 T8 the perfect car

The XC60 is the ideal luxury car for a whole lot of buyers, thanks to its sharp design, excellent safety and tech features, and some of the most comfortable seats you can find.

supercharge me

The 4 EVs with the longest range (and they’re all made by Tesla)

Car Review

One old-fashioned reason makes the 2021 Toyota Tacoma iconic

The Tacoma has been around for a half-decade and is showing its age in a few spots — but it is a cult icon for a reason.

Take My Money

One ride in the new Ford F-150 Lightning told me everything I needed to know

The Ford F-150 is the country’s best-selling vehicle, and there’s an electric version coming out next year. We got a ride and have a full report.

Science

Check, Please!

An Inverse series that uses biology, chemistry, and physics to debunk the biggest food myths and assumptions.

Inverse Codex

Planet 9 location, orbit, distance, name, and black hole theory for the mysterious Solar System object

Astronomers are hot on the hunt for a giant planet in our outer Solar System. If it actually exists, that is.

Our Solar System may be a lot more complicated than it looks. For the last few years, astronomers have been searching for — and debating the existence of — Planet Nine, a giant planet orbiting somewhere far beyond Pluto and exerting an unseen influence on the orbits of smaller objects in the outer Solar System.