Joined: Jun 21, 2017
Nico covers tech for Quartz. He graduated from Northwestern University and has written for The Miami New Times, Mental Floss, and El Cronista.
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The 135-year history of how these mass-produced novelty lights became a holiday fixture is a distinctly American Christmas tale.
Why 3 Man-Sized Cages Hang From a Medieval German Church Steeple
An ill-fated religious experiment in Münster gave St. Lambert's Church a set of alarming accessories.
How 7 Wild Game of Thrones Fan Theories Panned Out in Season 7
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While we wait for the eighth and final season of 'Game of Thrones' to premiere on April 14, we explore the physics behind the series's most glorious beasts.
The Smallest Town in Each of the 50 States
From Moonshine, Illinois (Pop. 1) to Funkley, Minnesota (Pop. 10), these tiny towns have unique claims to fame.
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Don't make any rookie mistakes—or blind yourself—while viewing the upcoming eclipse.
6 Tiny Details You Might Have Missed in the Latest Episode of Game of Thrones
Will someone please listen to Gilly?
7 Subtle Game of Thrones Callbacks You Might Have Missed in the Latest Episode
Plus: One important grammar lesson.
Is Jon Snow About to Learn the Truth of His Lineage on Game of Thrones?
Jon Snow might know something soon.
Did Littlefinger's Reaction in Latest Game of Thrones Episode Hint at His Fate?
A new theory explains how one easy-to-miss moment in the latest episode might point to the downfall of Westeros’s sneakiest royal whisperer.
The Tiny Details You Probably Missed in the Latest Game of Thrones Teaser
Dragons and Starks and Dothraki, oh my!
Game of Thrones Made a Fun Nod to Harry Potter In Its Season Premiere
Did you spot it?