History

Entertainment
'Men' explained: The movie's stars unpack its mysterious ancient symbolism
Jenni Miller
Entertainment
29 years ago, Marvel unleashed Spider-Man’s most violent enemy ever
Richard Newby
Science
200 years ago, this terror of the Amazon inspired the world’s first batteries
Timothy J. Jorgensen and The Conversation
Science
Human-Neanderthal relations were more violent than we think
Nicholas R. Longrich and The Conversation
Gaming
8 years ago, one remarkable indie changed war video games forever
Mo Mozuch
Entertainment
40 years ago, Conan the Barbarian turned Arnold Schwarzenegger into a star
Gregory Wakeman
Gaming
Best time travel video games: 'Chrono Trigger' and 4 more that changed the genre forever
Jen Glennon
Innovation
Why one electric truck could tip America to renounce gas-powered cars for good
Claire Cameron
Entertainment
'Lightyear' might be the most realistic time-travel movie ever made — here’s why
Dais Johnston
Entertainment
10 years later, 'Legend of Korra' is still “polarizing” TV — and it’s never mattered more
Cian Maher
Science
Look: Missing 19th century platypus and echidna specimens discovered in museum storage
Jennifer Walter
Science
What these 8 classic sci-fi time machines tell us about how scientists define time
Claire Cameron
Mind and Body
The modern flu is a direct descendant of the virus that caused the 1918 pandemic
Katie MacBride
Entertainment
47 years ago, Marvel turned its biggest failure into an unstoppable juggernaut
Richard Newby
Gaming
27 years later, this irreverent platformer is a fascinating ‘90s time capsule
David Grossman
Science
A controversial discovery could reveal the last moments of the dinosaurs
Michael J. Benton and The Conversation
Science
New technology could reveal how ancient humans lived 300,000 years ago
Paul Pettitt, Alistair Pike and The Conversation
Science
Ancient people’s fishing practices could keep one coveted seafood on the menu
Claire Cameron
Entertainment
'Back to the Future' screenwriter says time travel has become "too convenient"
Marah Eakin
Entertainment
'Strange New Worlds' showrunner unpacks 3 ways it changes Star Trek canon
Ryan Britt
Entertainment
You need to stream the most overlooked time-travel movie ASAP
Dais Johnston
Science
Ancient Indigenous oyster fishing practices could save coastal ecosystems, study finds
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
Overturning Roe v. Wade will make the U.S.’s horrifying maternal mortality rates even worse
Katie MacBride
Gaming
'Switch Sports' proves Nintendo’s biggest ‘weakness’ is actually a strength
Jon Irwin
Entertainment
The "Mother of Yoda" breaks silence on Baby Yoda and more
Falene Nurse
Science
Are dingoes dogs or wolves? Surprise, they’re neither
Matt A. Field, J. William O. Ballard and The Conversation
Entertainment
How Kane Hodder became Jason Vorhees, went to space, and almost fought Freddy Krueger
Jake Kleinman
Science
164 years later, one radical designer’s ideas about nature are vital to future cities
Claire Cameron
Culture
Majel Roddenberry was the “First Lady of Star Trek” — to me, she was mom
Rod Roddenberry
Science
How one architect’s radical ideas about nature changed American cities forever
Maddie Bender
Science
60 years ago, a forgotten NASA balloon in space changed how we watch TV forever
Allie Hutchison
Entertainment
'The Northman' explained: How the Viking epic brings “real authenticity” to Valhalla and Valkyries
Isaac Feldberg
Culture
If humans go to Mars, we need an Earth Flag — here’s why
Oskar Pernefeldt
Entertainment
'Ghosts' showrunners hope for a Mark Hamill cameo in Season 2
Dais Johnston
Science
Bill Gates is funding a controversial climate fix that could save the Earth — or doom it
Alexis Schwartz
Entertainment
'Our Flag Means Death' Season 2? Here’s what you need to know about HBO Max’s pirate comedy
Dais Johnston
Science
This 186-year-old artifact is crumbling at the bottom of the ocean
Ashley Bardhan
Science
3000 years after the Babylonians, the marriage of math and science is as important as ever
Peter Watson and The Conversation
Culture
20 years ago, 'Scorpion King' turned The Rock into a movie star — with the worst 'Mummy' movie ever
Adrian Manuel
Science
4,500-year-old desert tombs reveal the health conditions of ancient Nubian civilization
Michele R. Buzon and The Conversation
Science
Three years ago, we got the first-ever image of a gargantuan black hole — confirming Einstein's greatest theory
Doris Elín Urrutia
Science
The Mayan calendar is older than we thought, researchers say
Jennifer Walter
Science
Look: Deteriorated remains of a 186-year-old whaling ship found in the Gulf of Mexico
Jennifer Walter
Science
Where and when did humans evolve? New climate data may reveal the answer
Tara Yarlagadda
Gaming
10 years ago, 'Fez' changed indie gaming forever with one mind-blowing trick
Jake Kleinman
Entertainment
5 years ago, Fast & Furious went full gonzo — and changed the franchise forever
Sam Comrie
Gaming
'Elden Ring's best bosses and locations drew inspiration from an unlikely source
Cian Maher
Entertainment
'The Northman' review: Robert Eggers levels up with a primal, poetic Viking epic
Isaac Feldberg
Gaming
20 years later, the best Star Wars game you never played deserves a remake
Hayes Madsen
Science
A 700-year old book reveals the bizarre wellness hacks of medieval culture
Jennifer Borland and The Conversation