Nick was the first Editor-in-Chief for Inverse.
Before joining Inverse as news director in September 2015, he worked for the Village Voice in New York, the Westword in Denver, and the Riverfront Times in St. Louis.
In addition to writing the Inverse Daily newsletter, he wrote about art, culture, technology, nature, and the future of cities.
He is a new dad and still rides a fixed-gear bicycle. He lives in Brooklyn but is proudly from Illinois.
He’s always ready to share his editorial experience, skills, and strategies with groups, other reporters, students, and fellow media nerds.
Here are some of his favorite stories under his by-line at Inverse:
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Tesla Cybertruck: Price, specs, release plans for the delayed 2023 EV
See you in 2023?
Only SpaceX can meet one critical NASA demand, agency announces
Plus: The new Polestar 3 looks amazing.
Two years into the pandemic, here are 9 immutable truths about it
Two years into this horrible pandemic, our lead story presents the nine facts that have held up what we think about when we think about Covid-19.
Why fish singing is a reason to worry in Indonesia
Plus: Are video games bad for mental health?
The torment of misophonia: Why a rare condition makes people so angry
Plus: A new photo shows the enormity of the Webb telescope
The 20 most “WTF” science stories of 2021
Plus: Inverse Scene Stealers returns for 2021!
The “blinking cursor” has a forgotten history
Plus: There’s something remarkable above the clouds on Mars
A cosmic ray discovery confirms a Viking legend
Plus: An unexpected force may be responsible for life on Earth.
As Omicron emerges in the US, here’s what we can learn from last time
Plus: Ancient teeth tell an evolutionary tale
Exercise has one overlooked evolutionary benefit for humans
Plus: A “super jelly” defies the laws of physics.
A space chimpanzee’s dark legacy
“The names of these experimental animals are very superficial and usually only given to the animals right before the moment of launch. It’s important to know that before Ham was called Ham, he was called number 65. And before Enos was called Enos, he was called number 81.”
“Listening” to your gut has one hidden health benefit
Plus: New claims that Tesla is “nightmarish” for women.
Strange study hints at how to make the brain younger
Plus: How bad rockets are for Earth?
One ignored factor is cited as making Mars feel like home
Plus: It’s Gut Week!
The Boring Company
Entrepreneur Elon Musk floated the idea of a “hyperloop” in 2013, and in early 2016, he first brought up a tunnel idea, before coining his endeavor the Boring Company almost a year after that. Since then, the project has continued in various directions. Here is Inverse’s coverage, going back to nearly the beginning of the project that’s at once inspiring and a little maddening.
Americans are repeating one mistake from 1918
Plus: Scientists discover a new mineral deep inside Earth
Pass the salt: Reliable deep-space travel may come from iodine
Plus: A Sarah Sloat tribute!
When you sleep
Plus: Can an old prediction about EVs finally come true?
When it comes to toast, should you go for the gold?
Plus: A ketamine discovery offers more suggestions for its powers to fight depression.