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Chris Higgins

Writes about: Pop Culture , science , Space , tv

Chris Higgins is the author of The Blogger Abides and writes for This American Life, The Atlantic, Breakfast on Mars, and The Magazine. You can follow him at chrishiggins.com.

Watch: The Chemistry of Fireworks
Dogs Chasing Bubbles and Winning
Let Math Solve All Your Pizza Problems
Man Can (Sort of) Live on Pizza Alone
11 Facts About Domino's Pizza Founder Tom Monaghan (in 30 Minutes or Less)
The Top 10 US Pizza Chains
Want Pizza...from Your Toaster?
6 Obscure Facts About the Noid
Pizza for Reading: Pizza Hut's 'Book It!'
What Happens at the World Taxidermy Championships
Liquid Nitrogen + Balloons = Wait, What?
There are Poop-Filled Mites On Your Face Right Now
Solving the Math Problem in 'Good Will Hunting'
A History of McDonald's Hip-Hop TV Ads: mcdonalds.hiphop
This Weekend in History
'Inside Out' is Already Part of 'The Pixar Theory'
What Was the First Newsflash?
Why Are Phone Keypads Laid out as a Grid?
The Unmaking of Oreo Cookies
Man Listens to ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' for 5 Hours, Survives
How Bubble Gum is Made
5 Things We Learned from Paul Reubens on 'Bullseye with Jesse Thorn'
This Weekend in History
Ayn Rand on Love and Happiness
Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Future in 1964
What's Different Between 'The Shining' Book and Movie?
Remix This Video of Machines Working Perfectly
Watch 11,000 Marbles Run Wild
This Weekend in Recent History
Watch 11,000 Marbles Run Wild
Can of Soda vs. Liquid Nitrogen
5 Things We Learned from John Oliver on 'Bullseye'
Remembering Jim Henson
5 Things We Learned from George R.R. Martin on 'Bullseye'
5 Things We Learned About Big Bird from 'Bullseye'
16 Bizarro Ads From 'Scientific American,' December 1881
20 Wacky Ads from 'Boys' Life' Magazine, May 1915
Destin and the Backwards Brain Bicycle
Ray Bradbury's Lost Interview On Madmen, Writing, and Cars
11 Delightfully Dated '80s Magazines
9 Shocking Video Game Twists
Watch This Full-Size LEGO Car
A Walker in New York City
Mr. Wizard Explains the Atari 1200XL
How to Avoid the 29 Biggest Computer Mistakes (of 1993)
How the Octopus Moves
11 'Sesame Street' Videos for Earth Day
7 Songs Written by Prince That Others Made Famous
These Rats Save Lives
Tales from the World's Longest Yard Sale
MENTAL FLOSS

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