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

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4 Reasons You Must Watch HBO's "John Adams"
Neal Stephenson Calls "Bulshytt"
Retro Video: How Crayons Are Made
Incredible Deep-Sea Creatures
Every Photoshop Filter
On Salmon, Trout, and Chat
Roz Savage: First Woman to Row Solo From California to Hawaii
A Profile of a Profile of Charlie Kaufman
The Quirkbook: What's Your Quirk?
One Mythbuster's Obsession With the Maltese Falcon
How Statistics Fool Juries
Dog-Friendly Dog Training
How To Cook Eggs
Photography: Manufactured Landscapes
What's Neal Stephenson Building Down There?
How One Man Solved a "Baroque" Mystery
In-Depth With the King of Kong
The Arecibo Message
An Environmental Argument for Boxed Wine
Wacky Sci-Fi "Laws"
George Orwell: Politics and the English Language
The Orwell Diaries
The Web's Next 5,000 Days
7 Reasons "Clone Wars" Will Be Worth Seeing
The Incredible World of Navel Fluff
How Buildings Learn
Wacky (Okay, Classic) Book Ads
Documentaries I Like: "Hoop Dreams"
Why Do We Capitalize the Word "I"?
Seed: Fun With Flowers
Required Viewing: An Anthropological Introduction to YouTube
The 10,000 Year Photograph
The Clock of the Long Now
Photos: Making Exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History
How To (Re)Design an ATM
Roger Ebert: The Balcony is Closed
A History of Index Cards and Tabs
The iPhone SIM Removal Tool
The Rock-afire Explosion
WarGames 25-Year Retrospective Panel
How To Get a Word into the Oxford English Dictionary
Ze Frank Explains Why He's a Cool Guy
Stanley Kubrick's Letters
Absurd Entries in the OED
The Best Essay Ever - On Cable Laying??
How to Bind a Book at Home
Using AI to Improve Animation
Zoomii: Another Way to Shop Amazon
Can a Robot Love Story Make You Cry?


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