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

The Great Crab Migration
Jim Henson Films, 1966-67
No Shots! No Shots! How to Get a Shot Without a Needle
Watch This: Percussive Maintenance
Tonight: "Don't Stop Believin'" on PBS
Mike Doughty's New Album is Here!
Rediscovered Jim Henson Film from 1961: "Drums West"
The Late Movies: How Do They...?
8 Surprising Facts About Malaria
The Yeti, John Green, and PBS Go On the Road
Yo, Aaron Paul Was On "The Price is Right!"
The Late Movies: Fun With Screaming!
The Incredibly Important Statistic That Keeps Getting Better
The First Handheld Cell Phone Call
Behold, the Vacuum Bazooka!
3 Insanely Important Crops You've Never Heard Of
What Shakespeare Plays Originally Sounded Like
How Stop Motion Animation is Made
A Poignant "PowerPoint Culture" Video
Sesame Street: The Saxophone Factory
10 "How It's Made" Videos
4 Innovative Libraries Transforming Lives Around the World
Star Wars Music (and More) as You've Never Heard It Before
Mythbuster Jamie Hyneman's Career as a Boat Captain
The Last Towns to Get Dial Telephones
The Globemaker
The Late Movies: Codefellas
5 Toilet Technologies of the Future
A Tour of the Solar System
More On the Apollo Guidance Computer from 1965
Figwit, Our Favorite Extremely Minor Elf
Spielberg, Lucas, and Scorsese On the Future of Movies (in 1990)
The Computer That Put Men on the Moon
20 Seconds of Tetris Madness
What 1939 Thought Fashion in 2000 Would Look Like
The Chemistry Teacher Turned Sculptor
Happy Birthday, Steve Martin!
Students Rap for (and About) Science
15 Minutes of ColecoVision Games
Adam Savage Examines Stuff Under a Microscope
Werner Herzog's Driver Safety Documentary
Watch: One Year on Mars
How "Radiolab" is Made
Muppet Movie Trailers
Play Vintage LCD Games in Your Browser
One Second in Every Nation
What Should We Ask Bill Nye?
Coffee in Its Natural Habitat
Happy Birthday, Ken Burns!
Human Tetris, Pac-Man, and More


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