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.

History
The New York Public Library's Secret Apartments
Videos
Watch 'The Forger,' About A Teen WWII Hero
Movies
Watch: Stanley Kubrick's Boxes
Space
Experience Voyager's Golden Record in 360 Video
Videos
Watch How Libraries Were Organized in 1951 (Card Catalogs!)
Videos
Watch Classic Monty Python Sketches Featuring Wordplay
What did I just watch?
Watch Computer Pros Get Excited About Windows 98...In 1998
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Watch These Marbles Race on a Wet Track
Videos
What's in Hair Conditioner?
Space
On This Day in 1980, Voyager 1 Showed Us Saturn
History
What Did the Original U.S. Nickel Look Like?
Science
Watch These Peruvian Tree-Protecting Ants in Ultra HD
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Watch Computer Pros Get Excited About Windows 95...in 1995
Videos
Can You Solve This River Crossing Puzzle?
Videos
Fly Through the International Space Station in Ultra HD
Videos
Watch Aldous Huxley Discuss 'Technodictators'
Videos
Watch: How Did Old School Floppy Drives Work?
Space
Cold Welding Metal in Space (Video)
Videos
What's in Citrus-Scented Air Fresheners? (Video)
Videos
Watch Jim Henson's (Slightly) Spooky 1965 'Shrinkel and Stretchel' TV Commercial
Videos
How LEGO Helps Blind People See
Videos
Relax With a Video Visit to Kew Gardens (in 1942)
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Watch This Groovy 1960s Tupperware Documentary/Infomercial
Videos
How Do Blind People Find Braille Signs?
Videos
What Makes Chewing Gum Chewy?
TV
Tuesday on American Experience: 'Tesla'
Space
5 New Fascinating Videos About Mars
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Watch This Awkward 1956 Documentary About Cartooning
Weird Science
What's in Nail Polish?
Music
Watch Blue Man Group's Tiny Desk Concert
Video Games
NES Start Screens, for Three Hours
Space
The Drill We Sent to Mars
Geography
Visit California City, the Largest City Never Built
Videos
Can You Solve the Prisoner Boxes Riddle?
Videos
Watch This Cute Dancing Spider Entrance His Mate
Videos
Behold, the Live Jellyfish Cam!
Videos
Watch This Selective Attention Test
Space
How Astronauts Put on Space Suits
Videos
Penn & Teller's Bullet Illusion
Videos
An Hour of Matthew McConaughey Watching Rain, Sipping Coffee
Movies
Watch This Documentary on the Making of 'Blade Runner'
Videos
Trees Communicate Underground (Here's How)
Videos
Watch: What's in Toothpaste?
Videos
Behold, the Live Shark Cam!
TV
Watch Leonard Nimoy's 'Star Trek Memories'
Videos
What are Auctioneers Saying When They Talk Super-Fast?
Videos
How the Band-Aid Was Invented
Videos
Why Traffic Jams Happen (and How to Fix Them)
What did I just watch?
This 'MythBusters' Video Will Make You Flinch
Movies
Why Is the Music in Marvel Movies So Forgettable?
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