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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.

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Halley's Fish, Book, and Diving Bell
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20/20 Explains Nintendo in 1988
Books
70 Years Ago Today, Kurt Vonnegut Was in Slaughterhouse-Five
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TV News Explains CDs in 1985
Big Question
What Is Net Neutrality?
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How the 'Game of Thrones' Dragons are Created
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What 1992 Thought Wearable Computers in 2003 Would Look Like
TV
Tonight on HBO: 'The Jinx'
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The Geometry of a Movie Scene
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How to Make the Best Paper Airplane Ever (That Isn't Paper)
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How Rock-Paper-Scissors Applies to Lizards
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The Curious Life of a Mars Rover
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Water Cooler Bottle Rockets
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"The Simpsons" Intro as Pixel Art
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Minecraft + "Game of Thrones" = WesterosCraft
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Grace Hopper, The Queen of Code
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18 Hours of Massive Aquarium Footage
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What It's Like To Be A Tetris Master
TV
Tonight on American Experience: "Edison"
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A Brief History of the Ford Model T
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Your Lawn Mower Can't Do This
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Make a "Magic Number" Grid to Blow Kids' Minds
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David Foster Wallace: "I Wish You More Than Luck"
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Zooming in on NASA's Giant Andromeda Galaxy Image
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Ten Minutes of "X-Men" History
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How Airbus Makes Airplanes
Travel
The Hotel Made of Salt
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Why Do Rivers Curve?
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15 Creative LEGO "Brickfilms"
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Space Mountain With the Lights On
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This Guy Uses a Power Glove For Work
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25 Things Turning 25 in 2015
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Stephen Hawking's Big Ideas, Made Simple
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How Sriracha is Made
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Johnny Carson's 1980 "Cosmos" Parody
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Tour New York City by Drone
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Edison's Phonograph: Hi-Fi from 1905
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The Bionic Man
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Is the Isaac Newton Apple/Gravity Story True?
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30 Things Turning 30 in 2015
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"20/20" Explains Rap in 1981
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Let It Snow, Make It So
Movies
All About the "Lord of the Rings" Mythology
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YouTube Yule Logs
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Hank Green: "You Have No Obligation to Your Former Self"
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15 Podcasts for Extremely Specific Kinds of Nerds
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How Marbled Paper Book Covers Were Made
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Watch Neil Gaiman Recite "Jabberwocky" in the Woods
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Stop-Motion Magic: "Submarine Sandwich"
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The "Star Wars" Teaser Trailer...from 1976
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