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.
In the event that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were stranded on the moon, William Safire wrote this heartbreaking letter.... READ ON
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Behold: mesmerizing, mechanized assembly of snack products.... READ ON
Born: Mel Books, John Cusack, Felicia Day. Bitten by Mike Tyson: Evander Holyfield. Ended: World War I.... READ ON
"This is now the Volkswagen of PCs."... READ ON
The '95 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight had an optional in-car GPS system—the first of its kind, and way ahead of its time.... READ ON
The first one involves a NESKeytar.... READ ON
Adding cartoons to real life.... READ ON
It's like a hamster wheel in 2D.... READ ON
At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.