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

Math in Nature
Slo-Mo Video: Lightning Strikes Chicago Buildings
The Haiku Elevator
The Late Movies: ANTS!!!
The First Computer Programmer: Ada Lovelace
The Late Movies: 6 Re-Edited "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" Trailers
Why Do People Play Farmville?
The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met (1946)
Vortex Cannon Proves: Three Little Pigs Were Right
Crazy Video: Super-Hydrophobic Substances
The Late Movies: Complaint Choirs
Happy Belated Captain Picard Day!
Pale Blue Dot: More Beautiful Carl Sagan Video
Making of Pixar's "Day & Night" Short
The Daily Show: Pigeon Racing, 1999
More on IBM's Jeopardyputer
The Late Movies: Beck's Record Club Covers INXS's "Kick"
Full Monopoly Game in 21 Seconds
Giant 3D Printer Uses Sand to "Print" Buildings
Minority Report Computing is Real
David Byrne on How Architecture and Music Interact
The 50 Most-Looked-Up Words from
The Late Movies:
Celebrities Eating Dot Com
Symphony of Science: "The Case for Mars"
The Most Terrifying Sim City of Them All
Chris Higgins on This American Life
Early 90's Video Game Promo Video
The Late Movies: Kubrick Trailers
The Fishstick: Dance Without Dancing
Mark Twain's 5,000-page Autobiography
Pixels - A Pixel Art Documentary
Bart Simpson's Blackboard
The Late Movies: 10 International McDonald's Commercials
Unbelievable Chinese Acrobatics
Timecrowave - Meals from the Future
Video: The Antikythera Mechanism
Drunk History: Fredrick Douglass
Minesweeper: The Movie
The Late Movies: The Cure
Computer Beach Party: Analysis of an Awful Movie
This Machine Turns Itself Off
Mouse Pointers Harass Sleepy Man
Evidence: Shots of Kids Watching TV
Video: Quidditch World Cup
The Late Movies: Classic Letterman
Epic Star Wars Pregnancy Announcement
Video: Salami Sorting Robot
Bill Murray Reads Poetry to Construction Workers
Fair Use: How to Prevent Wrongful YouTube Take-Downs


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