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

Amazingly Well-Researched Star Trek Trivia
"The Wire": A Panel Discussion at Harvard
NOVA: Cracking the Maya Code
Unexpected, Unwelcome Visitors
The Most Heavily Annotated Flickr Photo
What Books Can't You Put Down?
The Mike Wallace Interview
Video Interview With Ingmar Bergman
Ray Kurzweil's Pill Habit
Stefan Sagmeister on Design and Happiness
Deal Breaker Books
How Electronic "20 Questions" Games Work
The Oldest Known Audio Recording
The Great Penny Debate
Columbia Journalism Review Interviews Errol Morris
ELIZA: Free Compu-Therapy...Sort Of
How to Use Toilet Paper
McSweeney's Lists
5 Reasons We'll Miss Arthur C. Clarke
Hofstadter Docudrama: "Victim of the Brain"
Apostrophe Atrophy
Kelvin is Lord!
The Hindu Milk Miracle
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Workplace Experiments
Nerd History: Clarus the Dogcow
Documentaries I Like Interview: "Girls Rock!" Filmmakers Arne Johnson and Shane King
Crazy Garfield Variants
One For the Kids: Storyline Online
Photo Challenge #3: Show Us Your Junk
Kluster - Social Networking for Projects
How You Put Yourself To Sleep
Wikipedia's List of "Lost Work"
Howard Rheingold on Cooperation and Competition
Fun With Signs: The Lowercase L
Project Orion: The Nuclear Spacecraft
Clinton vs. Obama: Their Flickr Pages
Buy the World's Greatest Music Collection
Victory Mail: WWII's Patriotic Post
4 Strange Greenpeace Moments
5 Ways to Get Closer to Your Garbage
The $39 Experiment
The True Story of Audion
The Great British Venn Diagram
On Quitting
Super Mario World + Quantum Physics = Lots of Fun
One Year Ago Today: Nerdcore Hip Hop Could Reign Supreme
One Year Ago Today: Advertising, Remixed
Required Viewing: How Do Ants Know What To Do?
Plane vs. Conveyer Belt: Hell Yeah the Plane Takes Off


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