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

Leonard Nimoy Explains the Vulcan Salute
The Man Who Figured Out Pangea
Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon?
Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh on Glasses, The Beatles, and Art
The Transit of Venus, in Orrery Form
Watch the Original 'Star Wars' in 60 Seconds
Nightline Explains Virtual Reality in 1993
Adam Savage Built The Shining's Overlook Hotel Maze Model
What the FCC's Net Neutrality Decision Means
How to Launch a Massive Ship Sideways off the Dock
A Few Good (Silent) Men
Watch Guitar Strings Wiggle...from Inside the Guitar
The Photoshop Version 1 Demo
Recreating Oscar Winners With Stock Footage
Big Birdman
The Inspiration for SNL's 'Celebrity Jeopardy'
The Ghostly Remains of "Tom's Diner"
Should You Catch a Tossed Coin?
Halley's Fish, Book, and Diving Bell
20/20 Explains Nintendo in 1988
70 Years Ago Today, Kurt Vonnegut Was in Slaughterhouse-Five
TV News Explains CDs in 1985
What Is Net Neutrality?
How the 'Game of Thrones' Dragons are Created
What 1992 Thought Wearable Computers in 2003 Would Look Like
Tonight on HBO: 'The Jinx'
The Geometry of a Movie Scene
How to Make the Best Paper Airplane Ever (That Isn't Paper)
How Rock-Paper-Scissors Applies to Lizards
The Curious Life of a Mars Rover
Water Cooler Bottle Rockets
"The Simpsons" Intro as Pixel Art
Minecraft + "Game of Thrones" = WesterosCraft
18 Hours of Massive Aquarium Footage
What It's Like To Be A Tetris Master
Tonight on American Experience: "Edison"
A Brief History of the Ford Model T
Your Lawn Mower Can't Do This
Make a "Magic Number" Grid to Blow Kids' Minds
David Foster Wallace: "I Wish You More Than Luck"
Zooming in on NASA's Giant Andromeda Galaxy Image
Ten Minutes of "X-Men" History
How Airbus Makes Airplanes
The Hotel Made of Salt
Why Do Rivers Curve?
15 Creative LEGO "Brickfilms"
Space Mountain With the Lights On
This Guy Uses a Power Glove For Work
25 Things Turning 25 in 2015
How Sriracha is Made


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