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Shopping

65 Clever Things Under $30 on Amazon That Are Effing Dope

ByAlexandra Elizabeth
Retrospective

15 Years Later, Can Fans Finally Admit This Infamous War Game Is Actually Amazing?

ByMo Mozuch
Shopping

65 Cheap, Clever Things That Are All The Rage on Amazon Right Now

ByYasmine Singh
Inverse Recommends

Netflix Just Quietly Added the Quirkiest Adventure Movie of the Decade

ByJosh Bell
Shopping

60 Weird Things That Make Your Home So Much Better for Under $30

ByYasmine Singh
Shopping

Here Are the Cheap, Clever Things Selling Like Crazy on Amazon Now

ByRebecca Martinson
Anatomy of a Meme

The most hated Nintendo game ever exposes 1 ugly truth about fandom

ByGiovanni Colantonio
The Inverse Interview

'Skinamarink' director Kyle Edward Ball on the piracy of his viral horror film

ByLex Briscuso
The Inverse Interview

Critical Role campaign 3: New party reveals plans for Exandria Unlimited

ByEric Francisco
FF 35th

Cloud vs. Zack: Which 'FF7' protagonist would you date? 344 readers respond

ByJess Reyes
SDCC 2020

Comic-Con@Home is missing the best part of Comic-Con: the "third space"

ByDais Johnston
Coined

Gacha game meaning: How 'Genshin Impact' made a hated genre irresistible

ByDanny Paez
The Inverse Awards

How Jenna Ortega conquered horror in 2022 — and reinvented a classic movie trope

ByJessica Scott
Crypto-savvy

Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash: Differences, benefits, and the future of each

ByJack Delahunty
Coined

“PWNED” meaning: The definition behind the internet's favorite hacker slang

ByDanny Paez
Exclusive

HBO Max: Animators say they're "clueless" and "confused" by sudden cancellations

BySteven Asarch
NTA or YTA?

Am I the Asshole? Why Reddit's favorite question is more popular than ever

ByEmma Magnus
Coined

"Avatar" in gaming: How a Hindu concept became a common internet feature

ByDanny Paez
Coined

AFK meaning: 'Among Us' redefines 1 of the internet’s oldest abbreviations

ByDanny Paez
Gaming

Pokimane and Ninja controversy reveals one thing Twitch must change

BySteven Asarch
The Superhero Issue

Will you still call me Superman: The history of 3 Doors Down's “Kryptonite”

ByRalph Jones
Feature

QAnon merch: How masks legitimize the conspiracy theory — and enrich the sellers

ByEmma Betuel
#1 Victory Royale

Chug Jug With You: A viral Fortnite meme reveals the best thing about TikTok

ByGiovanni Colantonio
Innovation

46 years ago, one video-game innovation traumatized a generation of gamers

ByZack Kotzer
Gaming

A brief history of video game poop, from 'Earthbound' to 'Death Stranding'

ByDe'Angelo Epps
Gaming

'TMNT: Shredder's Revenge' was made for the "real deep turtle fans," devs reveal

ByTom Regan
HORIZONS

How the author of DALL-E Mini created the ultimate meme maker — and a new era for AI

ByRahul Rao
The Inverse Interview

Pokimane Reveals Why She's Selling Cookies — And Why She'll Never Join Kick

ByShannon Liao
Coined

'Aggro' meaning in games: From football hooligans to terrifying Pokémon

ByDanny Paez
TV

How the Fiercest Fandom in Television is Changing Hollywood for the Better

ByDais Johnston
Crypto-savvy

Is SafeMoon a safe bet? Can Shiba Inu unseat Dogecoin? An in-depth analysis

ByJack Delahunty
New Pioneers

Kellie Gerardi might be the first social media star in space

ByMaddie Bender
The Inverse Interview

10 years later, 'Legend of Korra' is still “polarizing” TV — and it’s never mattered more

ByCian Maher
Geeking Out

32 Years Later, Matthew Lillard’s Dungeons and Dragons Obsession Is Now a Thriving Side Hustle

ByEric Francisco
HODL!

What Star Trek's greediest aliens can teach r/WallStreetBets

ByDavid Grossman
Cult of Nintendo

'Splatoon 3' is the glorious pinnacle of Nintendo's style agenda

ByJon Irwin
The Inverse Review

'Justice League' review: Snyder Cut fans get exactly what they want

ByEric Francisco
Borahae

BTS ARMY reveals why they can't get enough of the supergroup's game 'In the Seom'

ByKayti Burt
The Inverse Review

'Onyx the Fortuitous and the Talisman of Souls' review: A cringe comedy as overlong as its title

ByAndy Crump
The Inverse Interview

G4TV was ahead of its time. Here's how it changed gaming forever.

ByEric Francisco
Crypto-savvy

Bitcoin scams: How to spot and avoid the 5 worst cryptocurrency frauds

ByJack Delahunty
Coined

"Griefing" meaning: The history of the most hated form of in-game harassment

ByDanny Paez
Awkward Phase

Seena Ghaznavi and Justin Williams talk 'Fraudsters,' Bryan Adams, and stand-up

ByJen Glennon
The Inverse Review

'M3GAN' review: A perfectly programmed campy horror hit — with one small flaw

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Coined

QQ meaning in gaming: How a 'Warcraft' shortcut became a brutal insult

ByDanny Paez
Interview

Matthew Mercer Brought His Own "Flavor" to 'Tears of the Kingdom’s Ganon

ByHayes Madsen

"A screensaver for your brain." The joys of virtual trucking.

ByMikaella Clements
Detox

How does social media affect body image in men? The dangers of Instagram, explained

ByKatie MacBride
Crypto-savvy

Altcoins: 3 competitors of Bitcoin and Ether you need to pay attention to

ByJack Delahunty
Quick cuts

'Scream' trailer: Why horror’s best slasher franchise is in safe hands

ByAlex Welch