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.

Technology
Neural Network IDs Objects in the 'Star Trek: TNG' Opening Credits
History
Ridiculous U.K. Traffic Laws of Yore
Space
Who's in Space Right Now?
Space
Watch Ultra HD Video of a Colorful Water Blob in Space
Videos
How Eratosthenes Calculated Earth's Size Using a Well
TV
Watch Frank Zappa & John Belushi Jam on 'SNL'
Videos
'Symmetry,' a Math Film by Charles and Ray Eames
History
Watch Steve Jobs Talk Apple in 1980
Food
Chef Cooks Apocalypse Emergency Food; Regrets It
History
The History of Air Refueling
Videos
Watch How Rats Wriggle Up Toilets (If You Dare)
Videos
The Jim Henson Hour: Secrets of the Muppets
Videos
A Guided Tour of Biosphere 2, the Giant Science Experiment
Videos
Bill Murray on Fame and Being Obnoxious, 1988
Fun
Sir David Attenborough Narrates Adele's 'Hello'
TV
Riker Sits Down
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)
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'
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