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.
Plastic, robots, and more robots.... READ ON
If you've ever wondered what "probiotics" or "prebiotics" are, this is a highly digestible overview.... READ ON
Hundreds of skeletons lie in a frozen lake in India. What happened there?... READ ON
If you like to geek out over impressive machinery, here's your chance.... READ ON
"It even has a heart, unlike you." -Stephen Colbert to Neil DeGrasse Tyson... READ ON
Watch the New Horizons mission specialists explain what they've been up to since 2006...and what we're about to see.... READ ON
A visit to the ruined city of Boreraig.... READ ON
Author Ransom Riggs is hanging out in Belgium with Tim Burton and the cast of the new Miss Peregrine movie as they shoot. Four years ago, he was about to become a first-time novelist, making his own short film...in the same town.... READ ON
The show in which geeks make extremely minor corrections prefaced with the phrase "Um, actually...."... READ ON
About one in every 2 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.