Nick Hilden, Contributor, Reviews at Popular Science

Nick Hilden

Contributor, Reviews


  • Veteran writer, editor, and reviewer.
  • Expert on all things relating to travel, fitness, outdoor adventure, vehicles, entertainment, and more.
  • Bylines include Scientific American, Runner’s World, the Los Angeles Times, the Daily Beast, Thrillist, Vice, Men’s Health, Salon, the Manual, Fodor’s, Popular Mechanics, Greatist, Healthline, and too many others to list.

Favorite weird science fact

One of the most powerful, expensive, controversial substances in history – LSD – was discovered entirely by accident when chemist Albert Hoffman got what he thought was a mere analeptic on his fingertips. To borrow a phrase from Bob Ross, what a happy accident.

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