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

An Hour-Long Tour of the ISS
An Ant Farm's Life in 3 Minutes
Visit Disneyland in 1982
11 Classic Underoos Commercials
6 People Who Make a Difference
The Story Behind "Bliss," Windows XP's Desktop Photo
The Beautiful Creepy Crawlies Hidden in Pond Water
A No-Spoilers Review of Tonight's "Game of Thrones" Premiere
Rare Nirvana Video from 1988
The Recipe for Fake Poop
The 1957 Spaghetti Harvest
Watch Corals Move in Timelapse Video
8 Old Prodigy Ads Explaining Why You Need the Internet
Read '12 Years a Slave' Online, Free
An Hour With Adam Savage
Meet PoopGuy, India's Toilet Hero
The Math Behind Pixar Movies
Guess 43 Cartoon Theme Songs in 5 Minutes
"The Office" Time Machine
Watch the Watson "Jeopardy!" Match
Tonight on "Vice": Greenland is Melting
Meet Raya, the Sanitation Muppet
Chris Hadfield on Going Blind in Space
The Power of Simple Math
Robot Solves Rubik's Cube in 3.253 Seconds
Ballad of a WiFi Hero
The Closing Moment of Every Best Picture Winner
5 Terrific Teachers
Staircases to Nowhere: Making "The Shining"
11 Epic Rickrolls
The Weight of Mountains
A One-Way Ticket to Mars
The Perfect Game of Putt-Putt
6 Surprisingly Fascinating Stockpiles
Cosmos: A Triumphant Reboot
Grinding Peanut M&Ms in Extreme Slo-Mo
Kids Explaining Computers in 1984
Original "Legend of Zelda," Now in 3D
The Pneumatic Tooth Fairy Tube
Watch a Pelican Learn to Fly
5 Modern Banking Services You Might Take for Granted
A Simple Logic Puzzle
"A Brief History of Time," the Film, Online
Kid's Desk Makes Him a Space Commander
The Making of Tim Burton's "Batman"
Beat Super Mario Bros. in 500 Points
16 Reasons We Love George Takei
Inside the Criterion Film Restoration Lab
John Green: "Thoughts on How to Make Things and Why"
6 Awful Illnesses Suffered By US Presidents


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