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

This Weekend in History (August 1 & 2)
Playing Tic-Tac-Toe With a 1966 Computer
The Mystery Of The Missing Purple Martins
This Weekend in History
Finding the Speed of Light With Peeps
How Chuck Jones Mastered His Craft
How LEGOs are Made
The Invisible Universe Of The Human Microbiome
The Mysterious Case of Skeleton Lake
How Movie Projectors (Used to) Work
Stephen Colbert and Neil DeGrasse Tyson Talk Pluto
Waiting for Pluto Pics from 'New Horizons'? Watch This!
Passing Place: A Hike Through Skye, Scotland (Part 1)
Passing Place: A Hike Through Skye, Scotland (Part 2)
Ransom Riggs, Belgium, and the Difference Four Years Makes
New Online Geeky Game Show: 'Um, Actually'
Why Do Bikes Stay Upright On Their Own?
Mary Roach Talks Space Poop on 'Bullseye with Jesse Thorn'
Watch These Fireworks Displays from Home
Watch: The Chemistry of Fireworks
Dogs Chasing Bubbles and Winning
Let Math Solve All Your Pizza Problems
Man Can (Sort of) Live on Pizza Alone
11 Facts About Domino's Pizza Founder Tom Monaghan (in 30 Minutes or Less)
Want Pizza...from Your Toaster?
6 Obscure Facts About the Noid
Pizza for Reading: Pizza Hut's 'Book It!'
What Happens at the World Taxidermy Championships
Liquid Nitrogen + Balloons = Wait, What?
There are Poop-Filled Mites On Your Face Right Now
Solving the Math Problem in 'Good Will Hunting'
A History of McDonald's Hip-Hop TV Ads:
This Weekend in History
'Inside Out' is Already Part of 'The Pixar Theory'
What Was the First Newsflash?
Why Are Phone Keypads Laid out as a Grid?
The Unmaking of Oreo Cookies
Man Listens to ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' for 5 Hours, Survives
How Bubble Gum is Made
5 Things We Learned from Paul Reubens on 'Bullseye with Jesse Thorn'
This Weekend in History
Ayn Rand on Love and Happiness
Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Future in 1964
What's Different Between 'The Shining' Book and Movie?
Remix This Video of Machines Working Perfectly
Watch 11,000 Marbles Run Wild
This Weekend in Recent History
Watch 11,000 Marbles Run Wild
Can of Soda vs. Liquid Nitrogen
5 Things We Learned from John Oliver on 'Bullseye'


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