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

Durian, the World's Smelliest Fruit
Lycra, the Fabric of Spacetime
New ISS Timelapse: "The World Outside My Window"
Watch the Restored Original Cut of The Dark Crystal
During the First U.S. Lunar Landing, the Soviets Crashed Into the Moon
Zambia, Then and Now
Minecraft: The Story of Mojang
How to Sharpen Pencils
The Real Walter White
5 Reasons to Give Thanks in 2013
The Revolution Will Be Kickstarted
Making "HBO City"
Leonardo da Vinci's Piano/Cello Hybrid
The Chemistry of Cookies
Benoît Mandelbrot, Father of Fractals
5 Ideas for the Condom of the Future
How to Become a LEGO Designer
San Francisco, Before and After the 1906 Fire
700 Hot Air Balloons (Timelapse)
Tonight: "The Challenger Disaster" on Science and Discovery Channels
MIT's Amazing 3D Gizmo
5 Reasons World Toilet Day is Awesome
Why One Woman Studies Physics
30 Minutes of "Return of the Jedi" Raw Footage
SimCityEDU: Gaming in the Classroom
A Brief History of Video Game Title Design
Robot Flies Like a Fly - By Crashing Into Stuff
A Brief "Big History" of Salt
Jim Henson's Home Movies Were Lovely
A Goofy New/Old "Star Wars" Trailer
Internet-Controllable Halloween Display - Tonight!
My Favorite Astronaut Wrote a Book
How to Feed the Hungry While Trick-or-Treating
Retrieving the Space Shuttle's Solid Rocket Boosters
You've Seen His Photos, But You've Never Heard of Him
Giant Koosh Ball vs. Liquid Nitrogen
How Many Countries Are There?
Behold, the Giant Magellan Telescope!
The Last Percent
The History of "The Walking Dead"
Wes Anderson Movie Reviews, in Detail
Oregon to California in 5 Minutes (Time Lapse)
The Original "Mahna Mahna"
12 Muppet Impressions in One Minute
13 Sesame Street Muppets That Make a Difference
Why X-ray Crystallography Matters
Swimming With Jellyfish
The Rise and Fall of Rome in 5 Minutes
6 Reasons Today is International Day of the Girl
Nintendo Music Performed by Robotic Piano and Drums


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