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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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5 Crucial Services I Take for Granted
Videos
This is What Kansas Looks Like (in Timelapse)
Videos
John Oliver Explains Net Neutrality
Videos
Watch Beautiful Thunderstorms Swirl
Videos
Listen to a 1993 PC Boot Up
Videos
Saving Mothers' Lives, One Village at a Time
Videos
Nailing Bike Thieves in San Francisco
Books
Kickstart "Reading Rainbow"
Fun
Aug(De)Mented Reality
Fun
Happy Towel Day, Hoopy Froods!
Videos
Your Daily Brain-Soother: Swimming Feather Star
Videos
The Cycle of Prosperity
Weird Science
How Giant Tesla Coils Work
Fun
Rodents on Turntables
Videos
Goofing Around with 100 Pounds of Magnetic Putty
Videos
Lunchtime Lecture: How to Rebuild the World
Videos
Why Libraries Matter
Fun
A Rube Goldberg Zipper-Zipping Machine
List
5 Ways to Save Newborns' Lives
Videos
The Beauty of Space Photography
Art
How Andy Warhol's Amiga Art Was Recovered
Fun
11 Bizarre Ways Tetris Has Been Played
Science
"Tonight Show" Science
TV
Interview: Dr. Stanley Burns, The Knick's Medical Advisor
History
The Panic Over Dungeons & Dragons (in 1985)
List
5 Awe-Inspiring Teachers of Yore
Animals
The Animals of Chernobyl
Fun
What Is a Photocopier?
Fun
That Horrible Star Wars Holiday Special
TV
John Oliver's "Last Week Tonight" Rules
Movies
Star Wars Bloopers
History
The Greatest Infographic of All Time
Videos
Super Mario Bros. 3 in 3 Minutes
Animals
Live, Streaming Penguins!
Science
Understanding Vaccination: The Cold Chain
TV
Tonight: "All About Ann" (Richards), on HBO
Movies
The "Best Picture" Losers
Movies
25 Things You Might Not Know About 'Brain Candy'
Fun
What Virtual Reality Looked Like in 1992
Design
How Good Design Can Save Lives
Videos
The First Earth Day in Boston, Philly, and NYC
List
7 Vintage Easter Commercials
Science
How Bubbles May Help Treat Cancer
Food
How Maple Syrup is Made
Videos
New York in Hyperlapse
Space
An Hour-Long Tour of the ISS
Videos
An Ant Farm's Life in 3 Minutes
Fun
Visit Disneyland in 1982
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11 Classic Underoos Commercials
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6 People Who Make a Difference
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