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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!

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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.

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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.

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