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

Victorian Mail Delivery: 12 Times Each Day
Symphony of Science - The Poetry of Reality (An Anthem for Science)
Temple Grandin: the World Needs All Kinds of Minds
The Late Movies: Amazing Rubik's Cube Solvers
Auto-Tune the News: The Turtle Fence
The Pluto Files: News Veterans Still Outraged!
This Machine Solves Rubik's Cubes
3 Minutes of Surprising Trivia
What a Rich Retired Genius Does in His Copious Spare Time
The Late Movies: Dogs Being Cute
J.K. Rowling on Failure & Imagination
Tonight on PBS: Katrina's Lost Dogs
IBM Invents Jeopardy-Playing Computer
Inside Antiques Roadshow
"Deadliest Catch" Star Captain Phil Harris Dies
The Late Movies: "Dust in the Wind" Covers
Chicago Gang Business Cards
Video: Inside the Chernobyl "Zone of Alienation"
Jamie Lee Curtis on Turning Off the Juice
How to Rock Out, Even if You Don't Play an Instrument
Neil deGrasse Tyson "Not the Boss of the Solar System," Says News Industry
That's Not Art
The Late Movies: The Day the Music Died
Garry Kasparov on Chess, Computers, and Grandmasters Using Computers
Tonight on NOVA: Ghosts of Machu Picchu
How To Report the News
Do You Remove Book Jackets?
Wes Anderson Accepts Award Via Stop-Motion Animation
The Late Movies: Covers of Morrissey & The Smiths
Confessions of a Book Pirate
Designer Saul Bass: "I don't give a damn whether the client understands that [beauty] is worth anything."
Adventure Science: Kon-Tiki, 1950
OkCupid Analyzes Online Dating Data; Surprising Conclusions Revealed
8 Amazing Octopus Videos
The Late Movies: The Hitchcock Interview, 1973
Tim Burton's VINCENT, a Tribute to Edgar Allan Poe and Vincent Price
Tonight on PBS: NOVA - Riddles of the Sphinx
Crayola Evolution: 1903-2010
How to Boil Water
How Long Will You Live?
The Late Movies: Jay Leno Impressions
Ren & Stimpy Creator Sends Awesome Letter to Kid
Vonnegut's Letter to His Family About His Imprisonment in Slaughterhouse Five
Netflix Rental Patterns, or, Minnesotans Love to Rent "The Bucket List"
The Largest Record Collection in the World, Still for Sale
Symphony of Science: "The Unbroken Thread" (Attenborough, Goodall, Sagan)
The Late Movies: Top 10 Antiques Roadshow Valuations
The Last Decade According to 9-Year-Olds
Is Your Child a Dandelion or an Orchid?
What Really Motivates Us


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