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 Geocities-izer
Hubble Space Telescope: 20 Years of Awesome Science
Obscura Day: 2010
New $100 Bill: "Unveiling Video"
The Late Movies: Twin Peaks
How Historians Will Use the Twitter Archives
Tonight on PBS: DIRT! The Movie
Siskel and Ebert Play a Sega Boxing Game
Remaking Star Wars - in 15-second Increments
Is There a Doctor in the House?
The Late Movies: Steve Martin's "L.A. Story"
Screen Caps from Movies
How "The Wrestler's" 8-bit Nintendo Game Was Made
The Origins of Whac-A-Mole
Literally the Best Blog Ever (Actually, Figuratively)
Two Years in Biosphere 2
The Late Movies: 90-Minute Critique of Star Wars Episode II
The "25 Hottest Urban Legends"
Math Professor Vs. His Own Shadow
Playing Chess With Kubrick
9 Shocking Video Game Twists
Welcome Our New Towel-Folding Robot Overlords
The Spaghetti Harvest
8 'Super Mario Bros.' Tips, Tricks, and Glitches
The Late Movies: Hypnotic Visuals
Jamie Oliver on Food, Kids, and Death
Drawing with a Computer in 1963
The Super Bowl of Science
Birds Playing Electric Guitars
The Late Movies: Mike Rowe (Host of "Dirty Jobs") on QVC
Douglas Adams on Lemurs, Monkeys, Parrots, the Universe, and Everything
185-Person "Virtual Choir" Assembled Via YouTube
TED Talk: Save the World by Playing Online Games
"Life," the New "Planet Earth," Premieres Sunday, 8pm
Discovery's "Life," Coming This Sunday
The Late Movies: Male Seahorses Giving Birth
Small River Cemetery No. 5
Chatroulette Piano Man
A Supremely Gigantic Aquarium
The Bootleg Action Figures Blog
TED Talk: How I Fell in Love with a Fish
The Late Movies: Animals Drinking in Slow Motion
"El Fin Del Mundo" (The End of the World)
Extreme Slo-Mo: Blowing Stuff Up w/Stephen Hawking
How Scurvy Was Cured, then the Cure Was Lost
YouTube Rolls Out Auto-Captioning
The Man Who Broke INTO Auschwitz
The Late Movies: 10 Awful TV Credits Sequences
TED Talk: "We think of our future as anticipated memories"
Airing TONIGHT: The Pluto Files


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