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

Pauly Shore Hosted a '90s Fest
The Time Australia Accidentally Overran Itself With Toads
What's a 'Wheelhouse' and Why is Something in Mine?
Paul Simon Sings 'Me and Julio' on 'Sesame Street'
Man Builds Hut With Heated Floors From Scratch
Carl Sagan Explains the Drake Equation
How Do 'Star Trek' Stardates Work?
Watch State-of-the-Art Computer Graphics and Music from 1968
Required Viewing: 'Everything is a Remix'
Kermit, Cookie Monster, and the Mystery Box
Watch a 1980 Documentary on John Williams' 'Empire Strikes Back' Score
Watch Vintage 'Star Wars' Public Service Announcements
A Brief History of the British Royal Family
Mister Rogers is on Netflix and Amazon Prime
Watch: How Squid, Octopus, and Cuttlefish Skin Works
Pear Grows from Flower to Fruit in One Minute (Time-Lapse)
Star Wars Episode IV: 'Laser Moon Awakens'
When Stevie Wonder Visited Sesame Street
Making Nemo
Oliver Sacks: What Hallucination Reveals About Our Minds
Alan Adler, Aerobie and AeroPress Inventor
Remembering Oliver Sacks
80 Minutes of '80s and '90s TV Commercials
The World's Largest Collection of Lunch Boxes
Microsoft's Ultra-Awkward 'Windows 7 House Party' Video
11 Gossipy Confessions I Learned from Mexican Folk Art
Timelapse: Monarch Butterfly Metamorphosis
Timelapse: Blooming Daisies
The 8 Queen Problem
The Cost of "Act of God" Disasters
Hypnotic Model Trains Spiral Onward
Watch Pee-wee Herman's Anti-Crack PSA
Giant Gummy Bear + Liquid Nitrogen + Shotgun = Candy Carnage
Watch: Building a Hut from Scratch
Watch: Competitive Finch Singing
Driving the Lower 48 States in 124 Hours
'Star Wars Begins,' The Complete Filmumentary
Buzz Aldrin's Moon Checklist
13 Brutally Honest Movie Reviews
Baby Teeth Emerge in Horrifying Timelapse
This Weekend in History (August 8 and 9)
Timelapse: Toddler Learns to Walk
How Marbles are Made
How Great Britain Reacted to 'Star Wars'
The Sweetest 'Sesame Street' Moment
'Raiding the Lost Ark': The Ultimate 'Raiders' Companion
5 Things We Learned from Rick Moranis on 'Bullseye with Jesse Thorn'
A Linguistic Investigation of "The Gay Voice"
Centralia: The Town That's Still on Fire
A Film Tour of London in 1981


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