Eileen Guo

Eileen is Inverse's weekend editor and culture writer. A print and audio journalist, her work has also appeared on NYT online, Wired, and NPR affiliates. Eileen delights in street food and rock climbing, which lets her be in (one of) her elements just about anywhere.
Innovation
Samsung Galaxy S9's Mechanical Aperture is Refreshingly Old-School
Eileen Guo
The new Samsung S9 has a sick camera, and its mechanical aperture is part of the reason why. 
Innovation
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Stubbornly Still Has a Headphone Jack
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The iPhoneX competitor was publicly unveiled just ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. 
Entertainment
Shirtless Tongan Steals Show At Olympics Closing Ceremony 
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Yes, the shirtless Tongan was there, and he was again shirtless. 
Culture
Why Russia Hacked the Olympics, Tried to Blame North Korea
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Russian hacking and trying to influence the Olympic Games is nothing new. 
Science
Video: Watch a Tornado Rip Through A School Gym
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Viral video on Reddit shows the terrifying power of 'nature's most violent storms.' 
Entertainment
Annihilation' Box Office: Why a Modest Opening Was Totally Expected
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The fever dream of a film was never meant for everyone. Its box office results showed. 
Culture
Happy 162nd: A Very Brief History Of U.S. Dollar Bill(s)
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The American "greenback', the predecessor to the modern U.S. dollar, was created during the Civil War and is still going strong. 
Innovation
ARKit Brings Girl From 'The Ring' To Terrify You IRL
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If you thought this classic horror film couldn't get any scarier, think again. 
Culture
Mobile World Congress 2018: What to Expect from Barcelona
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Product launches, keynotes, and sunshine: the mobile tech industry descends on Barcelona. 
Culture
Colleges to HS Activists: Protesting Gun Laws Won't Cost Admission
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"Participation in peaceful protests will not affect your admission decision in any way.'
Science
Video: Mount Sinabung's Eruption Sends Ash 55,000 Feet Into Sky
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Indonesia's Mount Sinabang blew its top. Literally. 
Culture
#BoycottNRA: Can Brand Backlash Be the Gun Lobby's Downfall?
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Consumers are calling out brands that do business with the NRA. 
Culture
Why Kinder Eggs Are Illegal in the U.S., Unlike Semi-Automatic Rifles
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U.S. lawmakers take extreme measures to protect kids — but only from themselves? 
Science
Lunar New Year: How the Chinese Calendar Follows The Moon, Mostly
Eileen Guo
Despite its name, the Chinese "lunar year" combines the moon, the sun, and the seasons to tell time. 
Culture
After Florida Shooting, GoFundMe Scams Sprout Up
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Getting bamboozled is bad, but there's another reason we should move past reflexive giving. 
Culture
Who Is the Florida Shooter? Nikolas Cruz Will Appear Before a Judge Thursday
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Here's what information police have released so far.
Culture
Leslie Jones's Olympic Tweets Are What's Great About the Internet
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Who needs to watch the Olympics when you've got Leslie Jones' commentary?
Culture
North Korea's Cheerleaders Are the Weirdest Thing at the Olympics So Far
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Everyone is talking about the "Army of Beauties" — just as Kim Jong-un wants.
Culture
Mexico Under High Alert After Theft of Radioactive Material
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It's at least the eighth such robbery since 2013. 
Culture
Mark Zuckerberg Says He Was Wrong About Facebook's Openness
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Openness and transparency is not enough, Facebook CEO realizes.