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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]


Myth Bustin' Box

If you’re MythBusters Adam Savage, you don’t store your tools in just any toolbox. No, sir. You store them in a Savage Toolbox. Duh. [Braincraft]


MythBusters Get Disgusting To Protect You From Swine Flu

We love high-speed photography, but seeing Adam Savage blow a juicy sneeze in super slow-mo is enough to make us smash our EX-F1s. Still, it’s for a noble cause: Awareness and avoidance of H1N1, aka Swine Flu. [Discovery]


MythBusters Flip Bus, Plow Into Fruit Stand For Benefit of Mankind

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We asked the MythBusters for teasers of the new season, starting tomorrow at 9pm and running every Wednesday on the Discovery Channel. What we got doesn’t disappoint: Hair-raising bus wreck above, Hollywood-style fruit-stand crash below.


Adam Savage From Mythbusters Makes Maltese Falcon Replicas in His Spare Time

I met Adam Savage at the EG conference last year, and watching him give this talk, it became clear the man is obsessed with replicating things 3D things from 2D imagery.