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.

List
35 Things Turning 35 in 2017
List
30 Things Turning 30 in 2017
Videos
Watch an Early Silent Film About Relativity
Animals
Visit a Squirrel Hospital (Video)
Videos
On This Day in 1968, Jacques Cousteau's TV Adventure Began
Math
Can You Solve the Counterfeit Coin Puzzle?
Videos
Watch How Neon Signs are Made
List
25 Things Turning 25 in 2017
Books
Today Would Be Isaac Asimov's 97th Birthday (ish)
Videos
Watch Disney Animation's Evolution, 1937-2016
History
211 Years Ago Today, the French Abandoned Their Decimal Calendar
Videos
Learn Expert Strategies for Counting on Your Fingers (Video)
Videos
Watch Computer Experts Discuss the Y2K Problem in 1999
Videos
Watch Liquid Mercury Freeze Solid ... And Hammer Rubber Nails
Pretty Pictures
Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)
Videos
Watch: Why Don't Americans Eat Reindeer?
Videos
Watch a Master Woodworker Make a Christmas Ornament
Videos
Watch Adam Savage Make a Totoro Costume
Videos
Rebel Scum Makes Bamboo Death Star, Puts Plans on YouTube
List
39 Fun Questions to Ask Amazon Echo
Videos
Watch: Why Are I-Beams Shaped Like the Letter I?
Math
Watch: The Mathematics of Winning Monopoly
Movies
Listen to The Braaam™ by Mike Rugnetta
Videos
Watch: The Brilliant Life of Ada Lovelace
Videos
Watch: Inside the Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia (TAG) Caves
Science
Understanding the Faint Young Sun Paradox
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Watch This 40-Minute Documentary About Canned Food from 1956
Videos
Inside the '80s-tastic Seiko Executive Talking Egg
Math
Watch: The Most Famous Teapot in Computing History
Architecture
America's Oldest Mall Now Houses Micro-Apartments
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Watch: 'Creating Your Success With Posture And Personality,' 1949
Video Games
Watch: Final Match, 2016 Classic Tetris World Championship
TV
Watch the 'Star Trek: Voyager' Captain Janeway Who Almost Was
TV
Tune In This Weekend: HISTORY Commemorates Pearl Harbor Attack
Videos
Watch How Computers Sort Lists (It's Complicated)
Echo Questions With Responses
History
Visit the Best Cyber Cafés of 1996
Videos
Watch: The Mathematical Problems Inherent in Secret Santa
Videos
Watch Chris Hadfield Explain the Sokol Space Suit
Videos
What's in Dry-Erase Markers?
List
15 Computer Sounds That Will Take You Back to the '90s
History
On This Day in 1948, the First Polaroid Camera Was Sold
History
The New York Public Library's Secret Apartments
Videos
Watch 'The Forger,' About A Teen WWII Hero
Movies
Watch: Stanley Kubrick's Boxes
Space
Experience Voyager's Golden Record in 360 Video
Videos
Watch How Libraries Were Organized in 1951 (Card Catalogs!)
Videos
Watch Classic Monty Python Sketches Featuring Wordplay
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Watch Computer Pros Get Excited About Windows 98...In 1998
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Watch These Marbles Race on a Wet Track
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