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Watch Adam Savage Build Barbarella's Kickass Space Rifle

If this hour-long video teaches us anything, it’s that Adam Savage could easily be the world’s greatest cosplayer if he wanted to be. On a new Tested video as part of “Adam Savage’s One Day Builds”, the sci-fi obsessed Savage tackles another ambitious project — Barbarella’s Space Rifle.


Flawless Replica Space Suit From Alien Took Adam Savage 10 Years To Make

Last week we saw the impressive Hellboy mecha-glove built by Mythbusters co-host Adam Savage. That was great, wasn’t it? Trust Savage though to outdo himself just days later with this perfect re-creation of the space suit worn by John Hurt in Ridley Scott’s Alien. Oh, he spent a decade getting it just right.


Adam Savage Explains Extensively How He Built His Hellboy Mecha-Glove

Remember Rasputin’s mecha-glove from Hellboy? All the delightful details, the knobs, lights, and doodads, were just fantastic. Adam Savage fell in love with it, and he just built a fully functioning replica to show off at Comic-Con, detailing exactly how he built it in a video for Tested.


Walk Around Adam Savage's Mini-Museum On Google Street View

Adam Savage isn’t just one half of the Mythbusters power duo, he’s the patron saint of awesome nerdiness. With decades in the movie prop and special effects business, he’s got a jaw-dropping collection of cool stuff — and now you can tour Savage’s Cave on Google Street View. Let’s take a gander!


Adam Savage And Sculptor Tom Sachs Have A Delightfully Nerdy Chat

Here’s an hour-long super dive into the brains of two supremely interesting maker dudes. We probably shouldn’t be surprised that a conversation between MythBusters’ Adam Savage and sculptor Tom Sachs goes down wonderful rabbit holes of geekdom rather quickly…


I'm Adam Savage, And This Is How I Work

You probably know Adam Savage from MythBusters, the popular TV show that tests the validity of various mysteries against the power of science. When he’s not mythbusting, Adam is also an industrial designer, artist, educator and all-around Extremely Productive Person. We asked Adam to share how he works, from his favourite productivity playlist to the thing he does better than anyone else. Here’s what he said.


Mythbusters' Adam Savage Rocks Out To AC/DC While He Gets Hit By Lightning Bolts

You may have heard of ArcAttack!, the electronic rock group that makes use of a robotic drummer and Tesla coils to generate music via interpreted MIDI tracks. In this clip, Adam Savage of Mythbusters fame is locked inside a Faraday cage while bolts of electricity from the coils zap harmlessly against it. The band’s tune of choice? AC/DC’s “Back in Black”. I must say, it’s quite a sight.


MythBusters' Adam Savage Explains: My Lifelong Pursuit For The Perfect Blade Runner Gun

Giz friend Adam Savage, in our estimation, can make just about anything. Here he explains the path he took to turn a toy gun into an astoundingly sharp Blade Runner pistol replica.


Adam Savage Mythbusting Airport Security: "WTF TSA?"

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Mythbusters' Adam Savage Doesn't Trust Robots

Mythbusters‘ Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman recently sat down for a chat with Wired‘s Kevin Kelly, and they discussed just how much trust you can place in machines. It’s tough to disagree if you’ve seen the evidence. [FORA.tv]