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.

Math
How Many Combinations Are Possible Using 6 LEGO Bricks?
Math
Can You Solve the Passcode Riddle?
Music History
Watch the Nicholas Brothers Tap Dance to Glenn Miller
TV
On This Day in 1963, Julia Child Debuted 'The French Chef'
Movies
On This Day in 1936, Charlie Chaplin's 'Modern Times' Debuted
Fun
Watch More Adventures in Replying to Spam with James Veitch
TV
How Apple's '1984' Super Bowl Ad Was Almost Canceled
Space
On This Day in 1971, Apollo 14 Golfers Arrived on the Moon
Math
Can You Solve the Airplane Fuel Riddle?
Animals
Watch Archerfish, the Champions of Spitting
List
6 Things Americans Should Know About Net Neutrality
Videos
Watch: Malaria and 'Silent Spring'
What did I just watch?
Watch Sculptures Appear to Undulate Under Strobe Lighting
Books
Watch: Stephen King on Childhood, 1989
Music
6 Things We Learned from Pizza Planet, the 'Toy Story' Punk Band
What did I just watch?
A LEGO's-Eye-View: Outdoor Train Track
Videos
This Photographer Took a Polaroid Every Day Until the Day He Died
Videos
Watch: Free-Fallin' in Bremen's Zero-G Drop Tower
Videos
On This Day in 1975, Space Mountain Opened
Music
Learn the Basics of Sheet Music with This 5-Minute Video
News
Inside Wichita's 'Blessing Box,' a Micro Food Pantry
Math
Watch How Zero Became a Number
Space
NASA's 2016 Year in Review
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
What did I just watch?
Watch This 40-Minute Documentary About Canned Food from 1956
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