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

Watch How Neon Signs are Made
25 Things Turning 25 in 2017
Today Would Be Isaac Asimov's 97th Birthday (ish)
Watch Disney Animation's Evolution, 1937-2016
211 Years Ago Today, the French Abandoned Their Decimal Calendar
Learn Expert Strategies for Counting on Your Fingers (Video)
Watch Computer Experts Discuss the Y2K Problem in 1999
Watch Liquid Mercury Freeze Solid ... And Hammer Rubber Nails
Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)
Watch: Why Don't Americans Eat Reindeer?
Watch a Master Woodworker Make a Christmas Ornament
Watch Adam Savage Make a Totoro Costume
Rebel Scum Makes Bamboo Death Star, Puts Plans on YouTube
39 Fun Questions to Ask Amazon Echo
Watch: Why Are I-Beams Shaped Like the Letter I?
Watch: The Mathematics of Winning Monopoly
Listen to The Braaam™ by Mike Rugnetta
Watch: The Brilliant Life of Ada Lovelace
Watch: Inside the Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia (TAG) Caves
Understanding the Faint Young Sun Paradox
Watch This 40-Minute Documentary About Canned Food from 1956
Inside the '80s-tastic Seiko Executive Talking Egg
Watch: The Most Famous Teapot in Computing History
America's Oldest Mall Now Houses Micro-Apartments
Watch: 'Creating Your Success With Posture And Personality,' 1949
Watch: Final Match, 2016 Classic Tetris World Championship
Watch the 'Star Trek: Voyager' Captain Janeway Who Almost Was
Tune In This Weekend: HISTORY Commemorates Pearl Harbor Attack
Watch How Computers Sort Lists (It's Complicated)
Echo Questions With Responses
Visit the Best Cyber Cafés of 1996
Watch: The Mathematical Problems Inherent in Secret Santa
Watch Chris Hadfield Explain the Sokol Space Suit
What's in Dry-Erase Markers?
15 Computer Sounds That Will Take You Back to the '90s
On This Day in 1948, the First Polaroid Camera Was Sold
The New York Public Library's Secret Apartments
Watch 'The Forger,' About A Teen WWII Hero
Watch: Stanley Kubrick's Boxes
Experience Voyager's Golden Record in 360 Video
Watch How Libraries Were Organized in 1951 (Card Catalogs!)
Watch Classic Monty Python Sketches Featuring Wordplay
Watch Computer Pros Get Excited About Windows 98...In 1998
Watch These Marbles Race on a Wet Track
What's in Hair Conditioner?
On This Day in 1980, Voyager 1 Showed Us Saturn
What Did the Original U.S. Nickel Look Like?
Watch These Peruvian Tree-Protecting Ants in Ultra HD
Watch Computer Pros Get Excited About Windows 1995
Can You Solve This River Crossing Puzzle?


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