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

Old Computer Ads
Evolving Mona Lisa
A Night at the Guggenheim
How Dan Kaminsky Saved the (Online) World
Inside the Netflix Recommendation Engine
What's in Your Car?
Thanksgiving 2.0:
Mythbusters: World's Biggest Paintball Gun
John Francis: Silent All These Years
Google's Ginormous Life Magazine Photo Archive
Inside a Giant Ant Colony
Sweetest Song Ever: "Tonight You Belong to Me"
Conway's Game of Life
Designing for Space: NASA's Industrial Designers
Inside NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab
RIP, Mars Phoenix Lander
The Anasazi Mystery
Parsing the Red and Blue Map
How CNN's Hologram Interview System Works
Jared Diamond on Why Societies Collapse
Early Bird Gets the Internet Worm
A Collection of Creepy Headstones
What's Your Halloween Giveaway Strategy?
How To Stop Unwanted Phone Books
Another Immense Time-Waster: MTV Music Posts Tons of Videos
Wikipedia for Schools
John Hodgman: A Brief Digression on Matters of Lost Time
Perfectly Cromulent Words
The Woot-Off
Frontline: The Choice 2008
Documentary: The London Underground Map
My Sleep Apnea: CPAP
Inside a Term Paper Mill
Explaining the "Dark Labyrinth" of Particle Physics
The Panic of 1873
Molecular Gastronomy for 4-Year-Olds
John Markoff on Front-Page Stories That Weren't
Let Public Radio Talk You Through the Financial Crisis
On the Typography of "Mad Men"
How the Obama Campaign Makes "Two Minute Volunteers"
Evolving New Ways to Walk
My Sleep Apnea: The Sleep Study
Rodney Brooks Shows Off Awesome Robots
Search Google From January 2001
How "Tom's Diner" Tuned the MP3
How Criterion is Going Hi-Def
My Sleep Apnea: The Beginning
Students + LittleBigPlanet + 24 Hours = Amazing
Marvin Minsky on Emotion


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