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Chelsea Szmania


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Past articles by Chelsea:

Avengers: Thanos creator Jim Starlin reveals the movie plot that got cut

In an interview with Inverse, the comics creator explains why he was convinced 'Infinity War' would end up like 'Justice League.' → Read More

Steven Ogg talks 'Snowpiercer' Season 2, 'GTA 6,' and more

Ogg joins Inverse Social Hour to discuss 'Snowpiercer' Season 2 and why he's not a fan of GTA in virtual reality. → Read More

Star Wars: Reggie Watts reveals the "very weird" story of voicing Lando Calrissian

Comedian and musician Reggie Watts joins Inverse Social Hour to discuss everything from 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' to 'Cyberpunk 2077'. → Read More

Star Wars author has a Snoke theory that 'Rick and Morty' fans will love

In an interview with Inverse, Star Wars novelist Delilah Dawson talks Snoke, synesthesia, and why Captain Phasma's story might not be over yet. → Read More

How Disney can fix Star Wars, according to comics creator Johnnie Christmas

In an interview with Inverse, Christmas talks Star Wars and the new installment of his comic book series Tartarus. → Read More

Joe Hill reveals new details about 'Throttle', his next horror movie with Stephen King

Horror author Joe Hill joins Inverse Happy Hour to do a special reading from his short story collection, 'Full Throttle', coming to screens soon. → Read More

Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld has a lot of thoughts on Marvel Phase 4

On Inverse Happy Hour, Liefeld talks Ghost Rider vs. Spider-Man, a Deadpool/X-Force movie, and his thoughts on the 'New Mutants' movie — if it's ever released. → Read More

Horror writer Alma Katsu reveals the untold stories aboard the Titanic

Katsu joins Inverse Happy Hour to do a special reading from her new novel, 'The Deep', where mysterious disturbances and disappearances aboard the infamous ship. → Read More

'Handmaid's Tale' in space: Laura Lam reads from her new book, 'Goldlocks'

Lam joins Inverse Happy Hour to give fans an exclusive preview of her new sci-fi thriller. → Read More

Marvel writer Mike Carey reveals the X-Men story he wants to see in the MCU

Carey joins Inverse Happy Hour to talk about his newest novel, 'The Book of Koli', a post-apocalyptic tale about nature vs. humanity set in the distant future. → Read More

Sci-fi author John Scalzi on SpaceX and Elon Musk: “Space travel is elitist”

Scalzi joins Inverse Happy Hour to discuss the final book of the Interdependency trilogy, 'The Last Emperox', his approach to using curse words in fiction, and more. → Read More

Get the most out of your fitness tracker with one small change

Wearable fitness trackers can help improve medical care by providing insights into physical activity, heart rate, location, and sleep patterns. But people who use fitness trackers have been frustrated with how they get “credit” for their activities, which drives some users to abandon them all together. → Read More

The Netherlands is sinking and an iconic Dutch symbol is to blame

Tourists visiting the Netherlands often stop to take selfies in front of one of the country’s more than 1,000 windmills. Afterward, they might taste one of the many varieties of cheese for which the nation is famous. But most are unaware that these two icons of the Netherlands are responsible for causing the nation’... → Read More

Batteries made with sulfur could be cheaper, greener, and hold more energy

Lithium-ion batteries have changed the world. But as society moves away from fossil fuels, we will need more radical new technologies for storing energy to support renewable electricity generation, electric vehicles, and other needs. Enter lithium-sulfur batteries. → Read More

Air pollution historian: "These past weeks have been a shock"

Throughout history, Australian bushfires have spread smoke over our cities -- but this time it’s different. → Read More

How the extinction of ice age mammals may have forced us to invent civilization

Why did we take so long to invent civilization? Modern Homo sapiens first evolved roughly 250,000 to 350,000 years ago. But initial steps towards civilization — harvesting, then domestication of crop plants — began only around 10,000 years ago, with the first civilizations appearing 6,400 years ago. → Read More

Being beautiful can backfire if you have one of these jobs

There’s some evidence that the worker “beauty premium” may be wearing off — at least when it comes to employees who interact with consumers. A recent study suggests that it can even backfire, especially for beautiful people who work in the service sector. → Read More

5 benefits of dogs in the office

Sixty-four percent of workplaces do not have policies in place to support pets joining them. With anecdotal evidence suggesting that millennials are more likely to want to organize work around their pets, here’s how senior managers could benefit from allowing dogs into the office and how to go about doing it. → Read More

Health experts agree this exercise is best for over-worked people

Often, “lack of time” is the reason given for not exercising. To address this, many sport and exercise scientists recommend a specific type of exercise training. This is exercise which involves short bursts of intense effort, interspersed with low-intensity recovery, also known as HIT. → Read More

Is talking to yourself a sign of mental illness?

Being caught talking to yourself, especially if using your own name in the conversation, is beyond embarrassing. And it’s no wonder — it makes you look like you are hallucinating. However, given that so many of us do talk to ourselves, could it be normal after all — or perhaps even healthy? → Read More