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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.

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The Late Movies: Talking Heads
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Is Racism Statistically Predictable?
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Live, Breaking News: Steve Wiebe Tries to Recapture Donkey Kong Record
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Documentaries I Like: David Lynch's Interview Project
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Virtuosos of the Big Piano
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Don't Eat the Marshmallow
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Surfing the Web at 300 Baud
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Is Texting Ruining Our Children?
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A Nerdtacular Quiz: Books Condensed via Amazon's Statistically Improbable Phrases
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Kerouac's Fantasy Baseball Obsession
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Rules for Time Travelers
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Dan Ariely: We're Irrational Decision Makers
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All Your Base are Belong To Us: The Correct Translation
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Levitating Frogs May Destroy Everything*
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How Interns Stole NASA's Moon Rocks
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Understanding the AIDS Epidemic
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"Happiness is Love," Researcher Concludes
The Last Mission To Save Hubble
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John Hodgman on His Daughter, Hodgmina
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Quimby the Mouse
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Why Text Messages Are Only 160 Characters
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Photos of Early Office Computing
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A Physicist Explains the Iraq War
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Recovering NASA History in an Abandoned McDonald's
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Andy Warhol Paints Debbie Harry on an Amiga Computer
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Schott's Vocab: Smart Writing About Words
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Crimes Perpetrated by Ferris Bueller (and Accomplices) During His Day Off
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Winston Churchill Getting Funky
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Making a Chair That Does More
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ENG 371WR: Writing for Nonreaders in the Postprint Era
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Music Changes Everything
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"Bohemian Rhapsody" Performed By Vintage Computer Parts
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Super Mario Brothers + Line Rider = Shenanigans
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Screen Grabs from The Simpsons
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The Best Albums from Start to Finish
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Super Ear Man Bros.
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How Bacteria Communicate
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Little Red Riding Hood as an Infographic
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Whose Father Was He?
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How to Clean Your Indoor Air Using Houseplants
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Games and Their Overvalued Points
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Legend of Zelda Theme Played by Tesla Coils
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Layer Tennis: Art as Competition
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Historical Libraries Closing Nationwide
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Documentaries I Like: Cosmos
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What Happened to the Honeybees
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Machines that Almost Fall Over
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How to Roll Like Ben Franklin
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Dan Ariely: Why People Cheat
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Clay Shirky on Newspapers: How the Unthinkable Happened
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