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

Chomskybot: Almost Intelligible Gibberish
The LOST Book Club
The Power of Itch
Ten Things You Should Know About the Dictionary
More on Paul Otlet's "Mundaneum"
Bill Gates Frustrated By Windows
The Old Calculator Web Museum
Spore: The Buzz Begins
Garkov: Math Invades Garfield Parody
George Dyson on the Birth of the Computer
Code Rush: The Inside Story of Netscape
The Story Behind Jamie Livingston's Polaroid-a-Day Project
Memorize the Presidents With This Song
A House of Puzzles
Required Viewing: The Machine That Changed the World
How to Solve a Rubik's Cube in Only 23 Moves
Miracle Fruit and Miraculin
Why reCAPTCHA is Good for Humanity
Shigeru Miyamoto: Nintendo's Version of Walt Disney
CAPTCHA Variants: KittenAuth
The Height Gap
Richard Feynman and the Connection Machine
Nicholas Negroponte On the Future: Predictions From 24 Years Ago
The Dead Man's Switch
Joshua Klein Shows What Crows Can Do
Ira Glass on Storytelling
How To Dance While Barely Moving: the "Fishstick"
Charles and Ray Eames Explain the Polaroid SX-70
He Took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He Died
Simple Time-Telling: Time Balls
Simple Forecasting: Weather Balls
The Most Comprehensive LOST Theory Ever
This American Life - How Married People Tell Stories
Geep: Behold the Sheep-Goat Chimera
Documentaries I Like: Connections
Online Museum: Big Things of Canada
Modeling Economics Using Water
Working Away From the Office
4 Must-Read Books for Aspiring Writers
Brian Cox Explains the Large Hadron Collider
What's Your Longest Drive?
On Turning 30
Gaming History: Discovering Deep Ms. Pac-Man Secrets
Movies You'd Erase Your Memory to See Again for the First Time
Required Viewing: I Met the Walrus
The Machine That Made Us
Don't Panic: The Infocom Drive Surfaces
John Alvin's Movie Poster Art
Titlepage: Long Form Book Talk
How Time Changes A Song: Billy Bragg's "A New England"


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