April 2008 Archives

Week 64 of mental_floss blogs


And next week I'm taking my first week of blog-vacation since...uh...64 weeks ago. Woo.

Tucson, AZ - Biosphere 2

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The "beach" biome inside Biosphere 2.

If you're interested in Biosphere 2, I highly recommend Jane Poynter's book, The Human Experiment. It's a first-person look inside the experiment, and the best resource I've found on the subject. You can buy it from Amazon:

Week 63 of mental_floss blogs


Tucson, AZ - Desert Plant



Not sure what this is, but it's some kind of plant.

(Surprise! It's maybe a photo-blog again!)

Week 62 of mental_floss blogs


Some big posts, some little posts. Sunrise, sunset.

Week 61 of mental_floss blogs


Contacting Chris Higgins

I'm a writer based in Portland, Oregon. I mostly write for Mental Floss magazine (and their website), though I recently had a story on This American Life, and had a cover story last year in The Portland Mercury.

You can follow me on Twitter for occasional jokes, or find me on Facebook for updates on writing and utterly shameless self-promotion.

I'm also a mobile website and smartphone app developer. I work for Cloud Four. In years past, I worked with Night & Day Studios; I helped create Peekaboo Barn, Peekaboo Wild, Big Fat Lies, Life in Short, Cocktail Compass, Nick Jr.'s A-Z With Moose and Zee, Quibble, Savage Love, and a bunch of other apps.

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