Internet Culture

Innovation
39 incredibly practical things on Amazon you'll be glad you bought
Christina X. Wood
Science
What we look (and sound like) to aliens
Inverse Staff
Mind and Body
Unmasking the facts about face masks
Inverse Staff
Gaming
'Last of Us 2' review bombing: Why it happens, and 6 things Metacritic can do
Jen Glennon
Mind and Body
How the internet will change our coronavirus memories
Emma Betuel
Entertainment
15 Cool Lego sets for adults
Rebecca Martinson
Gaming
QQ meaning in gaming: How a 'Warcraft' shortcut became a brutal insult
Danny Paez
Entertainment
Snyder Cut trailer teaser confirms a terrifying change to 'Justice League'
Jake Kleinman
Gaming
God Mode game meaning: How a vintage cheat code became a universal brag
Danny Paez
Science
These 10 tik tok accounts will dazzle you with science
JoAnna Wendel
Gaming
Video game terms that have gone mainstream: An illustrated guide
JoAnna Wendel
Mind and Body
Not Sports: Fans of this weird exercise also want to achieve world peace
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
Social media fatigue: Why experts say logging off isn't the answer.
Emma Betuel
Entertainment
J.K. Rowling Twitter controversy shows the Harry Potter fandom's outgrown her
Dais Johnston
Innovation
38 cheap, clever products people are obsessed with
Christina X. Wood
Gaming
Smurfing meaning in gaming: How an annoying strategy became a viral meme
Danny Paez
Gaming
'Earthbound': The top 5 moments from the oddball SNES classic
Jen Glennon and Tomas Franzese
Innovation
"This Website Will Self-Destruct" is the website we need in the chaos year, 2020
Sarah Wells
Innovation
36 easy-to-use products that immediately make a big impact
Christina X. Wood
Gaming
Hanzo main: How an unpopular video game character became a political insult
Danny Paez
Innovation
38 clever products that work shockingly well
Christina X. Wood
Gaming
Sidequest meaning: How a video game chore became a cinematic storytelling technique
Danny Paez
Entertainment
You need to watch this national treasure before he leaves Netflix this week
Nick Lucchesi
Culture
7 traits of conspiratorial thinking
John Cook, Sander van der Linden, Ullrich Ecker and Stephan Lewandowsky
Innovation
Elon Musk's 10 most infamous tweets
JoAnna Wendel
Entertainment
'Tenet' trailer 2 release time: How to watch it in 'Fortnite' Party Royale
Jen Glennon
Gaming
A geophysicist reveals the one quality that makes video games so satisfying
JoAnna Wendel
Entertainment
Who was Emperor Palpatine? Star Wars fans answer the burning questions
JoAnna Wendel
Entertainment
'Revenge of the Sith': 6 reasons why a goofy bootleg is the best version
Jen Glennon
Innovation
Behind the robotic basketball hoop that broke the internet
David Grossman
Entertainment
Star Wars Week
Inverse Staff
Entertainment
'Dave' Season 2 release date, trailer, and plot for Lil Dick's Hulu/FX comedy
Eric Francisco
Gaming
The rest of us: 'The Last of Us 2' trans controversy, explained
Jen Glennon, Dais Johnston and Eric Francisco
Entertainment
I'm obsessed with 'The Office' on Slack — and it might be the future of TV
Jake Kleinman
Culture
34 Clever Products That Make You A MUCH More Hygienic Person
Christina X. Wood
Science
TikTok cadavers and human composting
Inverse Staff
Innovation
A new A.I. fact-checker will hunt fake news on its home turf: Whatsapp
David Grossman
Gaming
GG meaning in gaming: How friendly slang became the internet’s most sarcastic insult
Danny Paez
Culture
28 cheap things that'll make you feel a hell of a lot better
Christina X. Wood
Culture
4 weird things that happen when you videoconference
Norm Friesen
Science
UFO Pentagon video: 8 questions and answers about that bizarre footage
Passant Rabie
Entertainment
How to play 'D&D' in quarantine: 6 tips from experts
Eric Francisco
Innovation
Amazon is fighting fraud face-to-face, but it may turn into whack-a-mole
David Grossman
Gaming
How Covid-19 is changing 'Dungeons & Dragons,' maybe forever
Eric Francisco
Culture
What is Dalgona coffee, and why is it taking the internet by storm?
Katherine Kirkwood
Gaming
NPC meaning: How a universal game design concept became an alt-right insult
Danny Paez
Innovation
Hackers can access your mobile and laptop cameras and record you – cover them up now
David Cook
Entertainment
Orville Peck: "Country is already for everybody."
Jen Glennon
Gaming
Bunch app CEO Selcuk Atli: "I thought we would have hoverboards by now."
Jen Glennon
Entertainment
Gary Shteyngart: 'Super Sad True Love Story' TV series is coming to HBO Max
Chelsea Szmania