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
The Cost of "Act of God" Disasters
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Hypnotic Model Trains Spiral Onward
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Watch Pee-wee Herman's Anti-Crack PSA
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Giant Gummy Bear + Liquid Nitrogen + Shotgun = Candy Carnage
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Watch: Building a Hut from Scratch
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Watch: Competitive Finch Singing
Geography
Driving the Lower 48 States in 124 Hours
Movies
'Star Wars Begins,' The Complete Filmumentary
Space
Buzz Aldrin's Moon Checklist
Movies
13 Brutally Honest Movie Reviews
Videos
Baby Teeth Emerge in Horrifying Timelapse
History
This Weekend in History (August 8 and 9)
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Timelapse: Toddler Learns to Walk
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How Marbles are Made
Movies
How Great Britain Reacted to 'Star Wars'
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The Sweetest 'Sesame Street' Moment
Movies
'Raiding the Lost Ark': The Ultimate 'Raiders' Companion
List
5 Things We Learned from Rick Moranis on 'Bullseye with Jesse Thorn'
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A Linguistic Investigation of "The Gay Voice"
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Centralia: The Town That's Still on Fire
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A Film Tour of London in 1981
History
This Weekend in History (August 1 & 2)
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Playing Tic-Tac-Toe With a 1966 Computer
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The Mystery Of The Missing Purple Martins
History
This Weekend in History
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Finding the Speed of Light With Peeps
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How Chuck Jones Mastered His Craft
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How LEGOs are Made
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The Invisible Universe Of The Human Microbiome
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The Mysterious Case of Skeleton Lake
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How Movie Projectors (Used to) Work
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Stephen Colbert and Neil DeGrasse Tyson Talk Pluto
Space
Waiting for Pluto Pics from 'New Horizons'? Watch This!
Pretty Pictures
Passing Place: A Hike Through Skye, Scotland (Part 1)
Pretty Pictures
Passing Place: A Hike Through Skye, Scotland (Part 2)
Books
Ransom Riggs, Belgium, and the Difference Four Years Makes
Videos
New Online Geeky Game Show: 'Um, Actually'
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Why Do Bikes Stay Upright On Their Own?
Space
Mary Roach Talks Space Poop on 'Bullseye with Jesse Thorn'
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Watch These Fireworks Displays from Home
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Watch: The Chemistry of Fireworks
Animals
Dogs Chasing Bubbles and Winning
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Daytime Fireworks!
Pizza
Let Math Solve All Your Pizza Problems
Pizza
Man Can (Sort of) Live on Pizza Alone
Pizza
11 Facts About Domino's Pizza Founder Tom Monaghan (in 30 Minutes or Less)
Pizza
The Top 10 US Pizza Chains
Pizza
Want Pizza...from Your Toaster?
Pizza
6 Obscure Facts About the Noid
Pizza
Pizza for Reading: Pizza Hut's 'Book It!'
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