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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.

There's a Hexagonal Hurricane on Saturn
Flowers Opening in Timelapse
First-Person Hyperlapse Videos
How Comic-Con Stays Safe...But Filled With Weapons
Laser vs. Balloons
Recording Explosions for 'Star Wars'
Creating Voices for Chewbacca and R2-D2
Creating the Lightsaber Sound
One Hour of Q&A with the MythBusters
Are You Human?
Timelapse: One Year in a Forest's Life
A 3D Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's "Fallingwater"
2,000 Mini-Dominoes Toppled
What the "Word Crimes" Animator Did Before "Word Crimes"
Dana Scully on God and Science
Let's Roll a Yahtzee
Who are Jon Snow's Parents?
In Event of Moon Disaster: The White House Speech for the Worst-Case Scenario
WATCH THIS: "Going Deep With David Rees"
Inside the "Game of Thrones" Season 4 Effects
Stanley Kubrick's Unfinished Films
Jerry Seinfeld Explains a Joke
Rescuing Lost Items on Subway Tracks
Inside the Twinkie Factory
The Eames Solar Do-Nothing Machine
How to Edit Your Facebook/Twitter History
The U.S. Territories That Aren't States
Animating Adam Savage's Workshop
This Machine Eats Trees
Monty Python is Back
The Iron Harvest of WWI
How Steinway (Still) Makes Pianos
Some Things That Happened on June 28
How Family Trees Work
5 Fun Facts About Health, Toilets, Muppets, and Presidents
Chuck Jones Draws Bugs Bunny
Watch Lightning Strikes in Real Time
How Microwave Ovens Work
How the Picturephone Failed
Physics, the World Cup, and Bouncy Balls
Why Betamax Lost to VHS
Bringing Bison Back to Europe
How the Blind Enjoy Movies
Working in Tall Trees
How 'Jurassic Park' Chose CGI Over Stop-Motion
How Missed Calls Amplify Farmers' Voices
Slow-Motion Lightning
Why Does "X" Represent the Unknown?
How to Build Your Own PC (in 1991)
What Car GPS Looked Like in 1994
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