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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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Beer from Fossils...Gross or Awesome?
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The Rose of Jericho, a Timelapse Wonder
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554 Couch Gags from "The Simpsons"
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A Brief History of Honeybee Colony Collapse
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What the World's Biggest Tuba Sounds Like
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Popcorn, Up Close
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Behold, the Seemingly Immortal Hydra
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The Pixar Theory, Illustrated
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Disney's 1945 "ABC Of Hand Tools"
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Why Do Leaves Change Color in Autumn?
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The Molting, Mildly Revolting, Japanese Spider Crab
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Living With Hundreds of Birds
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Pinokio, the Robot Lamp That Wants Your Attention
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Steven Soderbergh's "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
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Remembering the Battle of Marathon
Science
How El Niño Happens
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4 Things We Learned from The Knick's Creators
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Interview: "The Knick" Creators Jack Amiel and Michael Begler
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5 Brilliant Stop-Motion Animated Films By PES
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Apocalypse Later: Rapping With Zeke Piestrup About Harold Camping
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Sesame Street's "Star Wars" Parody
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What Happened to the Passenger Pigeon
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What School Computers Looked Like in 1991
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What Smart TV Looked Like in 1995
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Beautiful Bowling Balls Dance in Waves
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A Levitating Toy Train
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How to Put a Ship Into a Bottle
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How to Make a Cardboard Yo-Yo
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A Tour of the Internet in 1993
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5 Things We Learned from The Knick's Medical Advisor
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Shaking the Cherry Tree
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Chubby Checker's Lost "Dig Dug" Atari Commercial
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Inside a German Movie-Dubbing Studio
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How Music Boxes Work
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An Adorable Bookcase Assembly
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Smashing a 10,648-Magnet Cube
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Why Do We Draw Pointy Stars?
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The Last Speaker of Her Language
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Beautiful Nature: The Portuguese Man-of-War
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7 Things We Learned from David Rees
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Pooters, SkyMall, and Haterade - The David Rees Interview
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Nicholas Felton's Quantified Life
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How Wildlife Photographers Use "Spy Creatures"
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A Brief History of Texting in Movies
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Willie Nelson Does a Card Trick
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The Robots are Here
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"Do the Right Thing," 25 Years Later
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Every Hitchcock Cameo
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"The Hobbit," Soviet Made-for-TV Edition
Space
There's a Hexagonal Hurricane on Saturn
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