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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.

Pretty Pictures
The Story Behind "Bliss," Windows XP's Desktop Photo
Science
The Beautiful Creepy Crawlies Hidden in Pond Water
TV
A No-Spoilers Review of Tonight's "Game of Thrones" Premiere
Music
Rare Nirvana Video from 1988
Weird Science
The Recipe for Fake Poop
Food
The 1957 Spaghetti Harvest
Pretty Pictures
Watch Corals Move in Timelapse Video
List
8 Old Prodigy Ads Explaining Why You Need the Internet
Books
Read '12 Years a Slave' Online, Free
Science
An Hour With Adam Savage
Science
Meet PoopGuy, India's Toilet Hero
Movies
The Math Behind Pixar Movies
Fun
Guess 43 Cartoon Theme Songs in 5 Minutes
TV
"The Office" Time Machine
TV
Watch the Watson "Jeopardy!" Match
TV
Tonight on "Vice": Greenland is Melting
Fun
Meet Raya, the Sanitation Muppet
Space
Chris Hadfield on Going Blind in Space
Videos
The Power of Simple Math
Weird Science
Robot Solves Rubik's Cube in 3.253 Seconds
Videos
Ballad of a WiFi Hero
The Closing Moment of Every Best Picture Winner
List
5 Terrific Teachers
Movies
Staircases to Nowhere: Making "The Shining"
List
11 Epic Rickrolls
Videos
The Weight of Mountains
Space
A One-Way Ticket to Mars
Videos
The Perfect Game of Putt-Putt
List
6 Surprisingly Fascinating Stockpiles
TV
Cosmos: A Triumphant Reboot
Videos
Grinding Peanut M&Ms in Extreme Slo-Mo
Fun
Kids Explaining Computers in 1984
Videos
Original "Legend of Zelda," Now in 3D
Videos
The Pneumatic Tooth Fairy Tube
Videos
Watch a Pelican Learn to Fly
List
5 Modern Banking Services You Might Take for Granted
Videos
A Simple Logic Puzzle
Movies
"A Brief History of Time," the Film, Online
Space
Kid's Desk Makes Him a Space Commander
Movies
The Making of Tim Burton's "Batman"
Videos
Beat Super Mario Bros. in 500 Points
List
16 Reasons We Love George Takei
Movies
Inside the Criterion Film Restoration Lab
Videos
John Green: "Thoughts on How to Make Things and Why"
List
6 Awful Illnesses Suffered By US Presidents
Videos
Temple Grandin: Stairway to Heaven
Videos
Playing Asteroids for 58 Hours
List
5 Online Campaigns Empowering Women and Girls
Art
Rest in Peace, Leonard Knight: Salton Sea Artist
History
An Extremely Brief History of World War I
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