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

Clay Shirky on Newspapers: How the Unthinkable Happened
The Integratron
Birds on Wires
Life After Death - A Philosophical Discussion
Aimee Mullins's Awesome Legs
A Semi-Charmed Life
Brenda Laurel on Videogames for Little Girls
Ray & Charles Eames: A Communications Primer
Video from the Sushi's Perspective
Smart Blocks: Siftables
Video Games in Reverse
The Crisis of Credit, Visualized
Photos: People at Work
Star Trek: TNG Reedited
Robin Hood's "Oo De Lally," Translated Into 13 Languages
Nate Silver's Oscar Predictions, Reviewed
The Protein Synthesis Dance
More Ladies Playing Ukuleles
Textropolis: Awesome Word Game for iPhone
Chat Via Bottled Messages: Distant Shore for iPhone
Health Cubby: iPhone App to Track Health Goals
Amish Hackers
Ladies Playing Ukuleles
Bill Gates, Philanthropist
How Nate Silver Predicted Obama's Win
Atop the World's Tallest Trees
Comics Grammar and Tradition
Peter Ward on Mass Extinctions
Twitter from 1937
What Does I.Q. Really Test?
The Bacon Explosion
Scott McCloud on Understanding Comics
Carl Sagan Explains the Fourth Dimension
Documentaries I Like: Frontline
6 Days on a Container Ship
Remixing Kubrick
12 Meals or Bust
Documentaries I Like: Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe
Acceleration Due to Gravity: Super Mario Brothers
Star Wars, as Retold by a Nonviewer and a Toddler
Lessig on Copyright, Remixed
The Deep Green Sea
More Reviews of New Food
5 iPhone Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
Poetry Animations
A Treasure Trove of Science Videos
Surprising Dr. Seuss Trivia
He Took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He Died
6 Open Letters That Changed the World
10 iPhone Apps to Help You Survive the Holidays


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