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.

TV
Watch the 'Ferris Bueller' TV Show (If You Dare)
Animals
See What Makes Owls So Quiet and So Deadly
Videos
Why Do We Get Goose Bumps?
TV
Watch Vincent Price on 'The Muppet Show,' 1977
Animals
Why Do Cats (Usually) Land on Their Feet?
TV
Watch 37 Minutes of Jim Henson's Early Commercial Work
Science
Watch This: 'Powers of Ten'
TV
Adam Savage's Scariest Moment on 'MythBusters'
Videos
This Greeting Card Plays a Vinyl Record
Videos
Get Happy: Swing Dancers Dance to Hip-Hop (and Vice Versa)
TV
'Sesame Street' Introduces Julia, a New Character With Autism
Videos
The Man Who Scans Newspapers
Videos
The Greatest Computer Show from 1983...and 2015
Video Games
Stream The Classic Tetris World Championship Today!
Videos
What It's Like Photographing the Pope
Videos
Watch Beautiful Cacti Bloom in Timelapse
Movies
Watch Early Test Footage for 'The Muppet Movie'
Fun
Listen to Kmart In-Store Music from 1992
TV
Watch 'The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson' from 1990
Space
Adam Savage Interviews 'The Martian' Author Andy Weir
Geography
43 Charmingly Odd British Town Names
Space
Messages for the Distant Future
Videos
Inside the Cave Where Homo Naledi Was Discovered
Videos
The Secret Lives of Jellyfish
Videos
Why Do We Have to Sleep?
Videos
Trippy William Shatner Songs
Videos
Pauly Shore Hosted a '90s Fest
Videos
The Time Australia Accidentally Overran Itself With Toads
Words
What's a 'Wheelhouse' and Why is Something in Mine?
Videos
Paul Simon Sings 'Me and Julio' on 'Sesame Street'
Videos
Man Builds Hut With Heated Floors From Scratch
Space
Carl Sagan Explains the Drake Equation
TV
How Do 'Star Trek' Stardates Work?
Videos
Watch State-of-the-Art Computer Graphics and Music from 1968
Videos
Required Viewing: 'Everything is a Remix'
Videos
Kermit, Cookie Monster, and the Mystery Box
Videos
Watch a 1980 Documentary on John Williams' 'Empire Strikes Back' Score
TV
Watch Vintage 'Star Wars' Public Service Announcements
Videos
A Brief History of the British Royal Family
TV
Mister Rogers is on Netflix and Amazon Prime
Videos
Watch: How Squid, Octopus, and Cuttlefish Skin Works
Videos
Pear Grows from Flower to Fruit in One Minute (Time-Lapse)
Movies
Star Wars Episode IV: 'Laser Moon Awakens'
TV
Stevie Wonder on Sesame Street
Videos
Making Nemo
Videos
Oliver Sacks: What Hallucination Reveals About Our Minds
Videos
Alan Adler, Aerobie and AeroPress Inventor
This Just In
Remembering Oliver Sacks
Videos
80 Minutes of '80s and '90s TV Commercials
Videos
The World's Largest Collection of Lunch Boxes
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