History

Gaming
ET Atari: The worst video game of all time got one thing hilariously right
Jake Kleinman
Culture
Study pinpoints exactly why millennials are so disillusioned with democracy
Emma Betuel
Science
Ancient cow DNA reveals critical transition moment for first human farmers
Sarah Wells
Science
Vikings, neanderthals: setting the genetic record straight
Inverse Staff
Gaming
Gacha game meaning: How 'Genshin Impact' made a hated genre irresistible
Danny Paez
Science
Ancient humans’ demise could foreshadow our own species’ extinction
Sarah Wells
Science
How flavor chemists designed the controversial pumpkin spice
Madeline Muzzi
Entertainment
Re-animator: How a controversial Lovecraft movie became a sci-fi cult classic
Jon O'Brien
Science
Math uncovers hidden patterns in these historic art masterpieces
Sarah Wells
Science
How a DNA study toppled the Viking family tree
Sarah Wells
Innovation
Ancient "technological powerhouse" discovered in Israel
Sarah Wells
Entertainment
'Assassins': How the Wachowski's worst movie paved the way to 'The Matrix'
Jon O'Brien
Entertainment
Will you still call me Superman: The history of 3 Doors Down's “Kryptonite”
Ralph Jones
Science
Dug-up grave of ancient England warlord is unearthing history
Sarah Wells
Mind and Body
Covid-19 genetics may be linked to an ancient human species
Emma Betuel
Science
Chicxulub crater discovery tells a new story about dinosaurs' end
Nina Pullano
Science
Discovery of ancient stone tool rewrites early human history
Nina Pullano
Science
40,000-year-old bone reveals East Asia's ancient history
Melinda A. Yang
Culture
Test your viking knowledge with these 5 questions
JoAnna Wendel
Science
Neanderthal genetics study reveals missing link in human history
Sarah Sloat
Science
Millions of animal mummies reveal an ancient people's voracious appetite
Nina Pullano
Science
The truth about Easter Island
Catrine Jarman
Science
Five ancient dead animals we’ve unearthed from ice
JoAnna Wendel
Science
Vikings may not be who we thought they were, DNA study finds
Sarah Wells
Science
Scientists uncover the oldest sperm sample ever found
Emma Betuel
Science
Inside the lives (and bellies) of ancient predators
Inverse Staff
Innovation
Have we just stumbled on the biggest productivity increase of the century?
John Quiggin
Science
When did we become fully human?
Nick Longrich
Science
7 pictures of our ancient ancestors’ stunning cave paintings
JoAnna Wendel
Science
Where was your hometown 750 million years ago? Map reveals
Nina Pullano
Science
Ancient fish forces rethink of how sharks evolved to be expert swimmers
Nina Pullano
Gaming
Tier list meaning: How fighting games kicked off a bizarre YouTube meme
Danny Paez
Culture
6 eye-opening images of the aftermath of the london blitz
JoAnna Wendel
Gaming
Tryhard meaning: How 'Fall Guys' reignited gaming's most divisive argument
Danny Paez
Mind and Body
Humans aren’t inherently selfish – we’re actually hardwired to work together
Steve Taylor
Entertainment
The one sci-fi movie you need to watch before it leaves Hulu next week
David Grossman
Science
Ceramic cooking pots record history of ancient food practice
Nina Pullano
Science
Incredible CT tech resurrects 2,000-year-old animal mummies
Nina Pullano
Gaming
"Avatar" in gaming: How a Hindu concept became a common internet feature
Danny Paez
Science
Scientists find an unprecedented specimen in a megapredator stomach
Nina Pullano
Gaming
Why 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater' left out skateboarding's other biggest star
Eric Francisco
Science
Scientists are racing to keep microbes from eating sunken ships
Nina Pullano
Science
Scientist found a mysterious last meal inside the belly of a mummified puppy
Nina Pullano
Science
Humans off the hook for woolly rhino extinction — study
Nina Pullano
Science
A massive change is coming to the Himalayas
Ann Rowan
Culture
3 best cassette to MP3 converters
Cristina Sanza
Science
7 extinct birds that were extremely metal
Nina Pullano
Mind and Body
Shin-kicking, lawn mower racing, and the surprising athleticism of Not Sports
Inverse Staff
Science
Ancient humans had extremely complicated sex lives, evidence shows
Emma Betuel
Innovation
Decades before SpaceX, these splashdowns made waves
JoAnna Wendel