George V. Higgins

George V. Higgins is a lawyer who served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Massachusetts before undertaking an assignment to report on Watergate for The Atlantic. He has also written three novels: The Friends of Eddie Coyle, The Digger’s Game, and Cogan’s Trade.

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How a Psychedelic Masterpiece Is Made

A short documentary about Bruce Riley, an artist who paints abstract wonders with poured resin


Why Is Google Making Skin?

Hidden away on Google’s campus, doctors are changing the way people think about health.


How to Build a Tornado

A Canadian inventor believes his tornado machine could solve the world's energy crisis.


A New York City Minute, Frozen in Time

This short film takes you on a whirling tour of the Big Apple


What Happened to the Milky Way?

Light pollution has taken away our ability to see the stars. Can we save the night sky?



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