Nicole Dieker

Nicole Dieker

I'm a freelance writer & blogger.

I'm a freelance writer, copywriter, & blogger. Senior editor at The Billfold, contributor to The Write Life, The Freelancer, The Content Strategist, Popular Science, and more.

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6 Hilarious Games We Saw at PAX Prime

If you're the sort of person who loves indie games with titles like "Discount Salmon," we've got six hilarious games to add to your wishlist:

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7 Reasons Why The Inevitable Robot Takeover Will Be AMAZEBOTS

The robot future is coming. And we are going to LOVE IT.

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"Boys With Toys," 17000 Women Prove Him Wrong

What happens when a science professor tells NPR that scientists are "boys with toys?"

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Why Are Once Upon A Time Swan Queen Shippers Arguing With William Shatner?

Have you been following what's going on in the Swan Queen community, and trying to figure out how William Shatner got involved?

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Great Writers Steal: 8 Examples of Famous Fanfic

Believe it or not, many authors have written fanfic, and there are a lot of well-known fanfic novels and stories out there.

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Sherlock Christmas Special Puts the Cast in Conan Doyle's Victorian London

Get ready to start counting the days until Christmas, because there is a new present for you to un-SHER-lock.

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The Greatest Garage Inventions of All Time

Want to become the next world-famous inventor? It's time to head out to the garage and start experimenting. Some of the best inventions of the 20th century got their start in garages, and it's likely that the greatest inventions of the 21st century will start in garages too.

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A New Sherlock Holmes Story-FOR REAL? Plus 9 Other Posthumous Manuscripts

If there's one thing avid readers hate, it's coming to the end of an author's entire collected works and realizing there won't be any more. Unless, of course, there's a secret manuscript somewhere out there, hidden away in a desk or box or trunk until it is uncovered and published.

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How to Tell the Hollywood Nerds From the Hollywood Geeks

It's the Age of the Geek, in Hollywood... or is it the Age of the Nerd?

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Harry Potter Retold From Snape's Perspective Reveals the True Hero of Hogwarts

Drop everything you were planning to do for the next 15 minutes, because you need to watch this video.

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Sansa Stark as Jean Grey... in the 1980s? That's Totally Wicked

What are we hoping we'll get to see Sophie Turner do as young Jean Grey in 1983?

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What Would Final Fantasy VII Sound Like WITH LYRICS?

Brent sings the story of Cloud, Aeris, Tifa, Barret, Sephiroth, and, of course, the best part of Final Fantasy VII: MINIGAMES.

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SparkLife: Posts by ndieker

By Nicole DiekerJanuary 28, 2015. It's that time of year: colleges are sending out offers, and for some of us out there it means watching as our friends open up fat ......