Mind & Body

Longevity Hacks
Longevity Hacks

Pizza test reveals a weird link between diet and immune cells

This is what happens when the “powerhouse of the cell” gets salty.

Longevity hacks

You only need 10 minutes to massively benefit from this type of workout

You can make time for this.

Longevity hacks

How many hours of exercise do you need? Study finds new optimal number

Turns out we need (much) more exercise than recommended by the government for heart health.

Longevity hacks

Keep your gut bacteria happy by eating more of these 5 food groups

Study confirms what we suspected about inflammation and the gut microbiome

Longevity hacks

Scientists calculate the number of take-out meals that increase chance of death

On the bright side, the quality of “outside” food has improved over time.

Longevity hacks

Longevity hack: Study supports an extra workout perk from coffee

Coffee before exercise helps you feel the burn (literally).

Longevity hacks

Longevity hack: One kind of food might be risky for brain health

To keep your brain healthy, avoid this staple of Western diets.

Longevity hacks

Gut discovery explains another crucial aspect of health

Cells that help us absorb nutrients change based on what we eat.

longevity hacks

Exercising leads to unexpected benefits deep in your bones

Movement stimulates bone regeneration and strengthens the immune system.

Longevity hacks

To live longer, scientists recommend eating this ‘5-a-day’ mix

Cheat death with the correct amount of fruits and vegetables.

Live long and prosper

Scientists may have finally figured out how to reverse aging in the brain

Just one more piece of evidence that a bowl of fruit won’t do you any harm.

Longevity hacks

Lab-grown human muscle is teaching us how to live longer

Researchers discover exercise can counteract the toll of chronic inflammation.

Leg Day Observer
Leg Day Observer

Why butts are the “Trojan horse” way to get healthy

Don't underestimate the butt.

Leg Day Observer

Bodyweight workouts: How to skip the gym and still get fit

These no (or very minimal) equipment workouts can still get you strong.

Leg Day Observer

Why weight lifters need to pay more attention to their feet

A foot can't grow like a bicep, but it can become stronger.

Leg Day Observer

Need to take a weight lifting break? Use these ‘eccentric’ exercises instead

All exercises contain three phases of movements.

Leg Day Observer

Can you lift weights too much? How to get stronger, sustainably

In a technical sense, it’s impossible to lift too much. But over time it’s unavoidable.

Leg Day Observer

How to solve the muscle problem that’s coming for us all

Leg Day Observer

Can athletes weight lift too much? Tom Brady’s workouts trigger a debate

Most in the NFL workout with serious weight — except the league's most famous player.

Leg Day Observer

How to keep weight lifting, even when life gets in the way

You can create a workout plan compatible with your schedule.

Leg Day Observer

Intermediate lifters: Why the awkward stage of strength can mean freedom

Knowing even if you're an intermediate weight lifter is half the challenge.

Leg Day Observer

Weight lifting progress: What to do when you're ready to level up

Progress becomes more complicated when you're no longer a beginner — but the next stage is more fun.

Leg Day Observer

A beginner's guide to weight lifting: How to get started and what to expect

The choice is easy and there’s no downside.

Leg day observer

Deload weeks: Why rest can be as important as exercise

Rest doesn't need to be a dirty word.

Understand Covid-19
Mind and Body

How to deal with your post-pandemic anxiety, according to experts

The CDC changed its guidance on masks before some became ready to change.

Mind and Body

Aerosol transmission: 4 reasons why we’re not ready to fight future outbreaks

dreamscape

The wild story behind one man’s fight to prove there is life on Mars

Plus: How five lines of code could revolutionize artificial intelligence.

Mind and Body

Your post-vaccination Covid-19 dreams aren't just in your head

An expert explains why people are having weird dreams after getting their shot.

The Inverse Review

Netflix’s Oxygen is the first great sci-fi movie of the Covid-19 pandemic

Gravity meets Buried in this French survival thriller.

Inverse recommends

You need to watch the best sci-fi pandemic movie on Netflix ASAP

The Handmaid’s Tale meets Contagion in this 2019 dystopian movie.

Fear of Flying

Airlines could do one easy, cost-effective thing to make air travel safer

“They were not interested in talking about N95s or looking at infection risk.”

Mind and Body

Johnson & Johnson vaccine: Why it’s worth the minuscule risk

The benefits outweigh the risks.

Covid-19

India’s Covid-19 crisis: The “double mutation” issue isn’t what you think

“I don’t know why the press came up with that term.”

Detox

What the Food Network can teach men about getting vaccinated

"They don't seek out healthcare unless they absolutely need it."

Future Earth 2121

What would happen if a pandemic killed 10 percent of humans?

Coronavirus

B.1.1.7 variant: Expert explains what new data means for overall risk

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How pumpkin spice flavor was created in a lab

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How to make scientifically perfect ice cream

It's all about balancing the equation.

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How yeast makes bread bubbly and delicious

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How to make fluffy, delectable meringue using science

A scientific look at the power of eggs.

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The Science Behind Crunchy Fried Chicken

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How flavor chemists designed the controversial pumpkin spice

A little nutmeg has caused so much drama.

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How to create the perfect scoop of ice cream — with science

When one element goes up, the other must come down.

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Mastering sourdough with the science of yeast

How to use the magic microorganisms that make bread rise to create a golden brown loaf.

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Why science is so important for the decadent pavlova

Pavlovas are a decidedly retro dessert named after a Russian ballerina.

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How to get the crunchiest, juiciest fried chicken using science

A food scientist lays out the process of “flash evaporation” to achieve a crispy, dry exterior with a satisfying bite.

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Beer + Chicken = Slammable Chicken

Cooking with beer can be easy — if you follow a few basic scientific laws.

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How to turn the volume way up on a classic ceviche using science

A culinary scientist talks about the power of cooking with acid in the kitchen.

Gut feeling

How fasting changes your gut microbiome

The timing of eating matters.

Sunday Scaries

The three feelings that mean you need to learn how to say “no”

Three therapists give Inverse advice on how to establish boundaries.

Future Love

The high stakes fantasy (and reality) of loving a digital nomad

A life of remote work can be a relationship pressure cooker. It can also deliver a soulmate.

Mind and Body

How to deal with your post-pandemic anxiety, according to experts

The CDC changed its guidance on masks before some became ready to change.

More like 16:ate

How to sleep better while intermittent fasting

Detox

How to reconnect with your adult friends after Covid-19

You’re vaccinated. Now what?

sci fi food

Algae, house-flies, and 4 other weird foods scientists say are the future

“To future-proof our food supply we must pioneer completely new ways of farming.”

Mind and Body

Aerosol transmission: 4 reasons why we’re not ready to fight future outbreaks

Future Love

Can love be genetic? Science explains what Netflix gets wrong

“It’s all just a bit crap, to be honest.”

Going back

What ancient feces can tell us about our modern diet

A new analysis reveals the gut microbiome we may have lost for good.

Mind and Body

Your post-vaccination Covid-19 dreams aren't just in your head

An expert explains why people are having weird dreams after getting their shot.

Longevity Hacks

Pizza test reveals a weird link between diet and immune cells

This is what happens when the “powerhouse of the cell” gets salty.