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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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The Start of Summer in Antarctica
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Watch Steve Wozniak Set Up an Apple II
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Casting Elliott in "E.T."
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LEGO Battle of Hoth
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Jackie Chan, Master of Action Comedy
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Why Do Spicy Foods Taste "Hot" and Minty Foods Taste "Cool"?
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"Sybil" and the History of Multiple Personality Disorder
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"Wanderers," a Glimpse of Humanity's Possible Future
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The LEGO Particle Accelerator
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The Original "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)"
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Two Hours of "Star Wars: Deleted Magic"
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A Brief History of Video Game Graphics
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Hello, Horrible Anglerfish
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Bay Area Hip Hop Dance History
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Two Short Films About JFK's Assassination
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The Sound Design of "Interstellar"
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All the Best Escalator Videos
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A Tour of the Internet in 1995: "Internet Power!"
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The Amazing Life of Sand
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How George Eastman Revolutionized Photography
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Talking Math at Pixar
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What the "Jeopardy!" Post-Game Chat Sounds Like
Odds/Ends
"Crash Course" is Officially Heading to Classrooms!
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11 Legal Cases with Crazy Names
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How Cellophane "Fortune Teller Fish" Work
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What Darth Vader Sounded Like On the Star Wars Set
TV
"This Way to Sesame Street," 45 Years Ago Today
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Beautiful Nature: Pygmy Seahorses
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How to Preserve Autumn Leaves
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The "Back to the Future" Blooper Reel
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The Science of Fire-Breathing
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The Levitating Halloween Pumpkin
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An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe, Starring Vincent Price
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A Mile of Pi
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Painting with Fire
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Timelapse: Braces Straightening Teeth
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This is Not a Conspiracy Theory
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Photographing the Grand Canyon from Space
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20 Short Films About Economics
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Understanding the "Single Transferable Vote"
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Get Ready for Windows 95 (With "Friends")
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Extreme Toasting
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All the "Dudes" in 'Lost' and 'The Big Lebowski'
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Make Your Own Paper Boomerang
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Spock: "Fascinating," "Jim"
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A Look at the Mac in 1985
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Common Answers to "Inside the Actors Studio" Questions
Movies
The Empire Strikes Back, Remade By 480 Fans
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"Coffee Jerks," An Examination of '50s and '60s Coffee Ads
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The Hermit Crab of Spiders
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