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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.

Videos
Watch This Trippy 1977 Apple II TV Ad
Movies
'Traceroute,' A Documentary about Nerds and Annihilation
Technology
Remember When HD Movies Came on VHS Tapes?
TV
'Good Morning America' Visits 'Star Trek: TNG' in 1992
What did I just watch?
Simone Giertz and Adam Savage Build a Robotic Popcorn Helmet
Science
Is Glass a Liquid?
Videos
Can You Solve the Green-Eyed Logic Puzzle?
Science
The Surprising Intelligence of Slime Molds
Geography
Here's Where the South Pole is...This Year
Videos
A 'Magic' Trick You Can Easily Learn
Math
The Infinite Hotel Paradox
Science
Video: Exploding Bags of Hydrogen
Space
Video: Can Space Elevators Actually Work?
Videos
'Koyaanisqatsi' Trailer Recreated Using Stock Footage
List
35 Things Turning 35 in 2016
TV
Brent Spiner's Patrick Stewart Impression
Videos
The Greatest Machine That Never Was
Videos
Can You Solve the Bridge Riddle?
TV
'Sesame Street' Introduces First Afghan Muppet: Zari
Video Games
Blindfolded Gamer Completes 'Super Mario Bros.'
Fun
Watch Marbles Race (With Pro Commentary)
Videos
DIY: Make Your Own Custom Mugs
Videos
How Shock Absorbers Work
Videos
How to Cheat at Solving the Rubik's Cube
Video Games
Man Turns 'Super Mario World' into 'Flappy Bird'
Space
Carl Sagan on Extraterrestrials
Videos
Filming Glow-in-the-Dark Millipedes
Movies
Monday on PBS: James Randi in 'An Honest Liar'
Videos
How the Donner Party Inspired the Invention of Condensed Milk
Videos
How Retractable Ballpoint Pens Work
Video Games
The 'Grand Theft Auto V' Deer Cam
Videos
Why Do These Liquids Look Alive?
Math
A Computer Made of 10,000 Dominoes
Math
A Demo of Babbage's Difference Engine
Videos
How to Make Your Own Sliding Puzzle
Videos
How Do LEDs Work?
TV
Dr. McCoy Visits the Set of 'Star Trek: TNG’
Math
Can You Solve the Prisoner Hat Riddle?
Videos
Why are Trains So Bad at Going Uphill?
Fun
Will Ferrell, "Exotic Animal" "Expert"
Animals
Scorpion vs. Mouse (Spoiler: Mouse Wins!)
TV
The Trouble with 'Star Trek' Transporters
Videos
Why Monty Python Reunited
List
29 Prescient Quotes About the Internet from 1996
Videos
Why Don't We Ride Zebras Like Horses?
Science
Happy Birthday, Periodic Table!
Videos
Temple Grandin on Her Photographic Brain
History
Today in 1960, Elvis Concluded His Army Service (Video)
Videos
3 Awkwardly Difficult Ways to Open Wine Bottles Without a Corkscrew
Videos
How to Make Charcoal from Scratch
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