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.
Before the two lads in TMBG covered the song, "The Four Lads" recorded it. In 1953.... READ ON
When you get to ride an escalator, treasure the moment. Then put it on YouTube.... READ ON
Batman v. Commissioner, Terrible v. Terrible, Schmuck v. United States, and eight more real court cases.... READ ON
Spoiler alert: the fish can't read your mind.... READ ON
There's a muffled British voice coming out of Darth Vader's helmet.... READ ON
45 years ago today, Americans got their first taste of Sesame Street.... READ ON
Prepare to be mesmerized, slightly horrified, and then say "Huh—those really work!"... READ ON
Let's push this toaster to "stupid levels."... READ ON
You can make tiny cardboard boomerangs! They pretty much work!... READ ON
These husbands are real jerks about their wives' coffee.... READ ON
This spider uses discarded snail shells as homes.... READ ON
Facebook engineers originally wanted to call the "Like" button the "Awesome" button.