Video: In the pantheon of cool movie sets, a Ridley Scott Alien set is right near the top. Here is the man who directed one of the most iconic genre films ever, returning to that world in modern times, and it's a place on Earth that exists. Sure, most people don't get to experience it, but here's the next best thing.
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Video: Netflix and the producers of MythBusters (RIP) have a new show in which crazy things are tested and built, and it looks a lot like... MythBusters. The show, titled White Rabbit Project, also looks like goofy fun — in addition to fire and ridiculous machines, there's jousting, boozing, cockroaches and Office Space jokes.
It's been less than a month since Mythbusters aired its final episode after it was cancelled late last year. Actually, I guess we should call it the "formerly final" episode, as the Science Channel has just confirmed that the show is living on... but with new hosts, found through a reality TV competition.
Alright, if you haven't seen Breaking Bad's final episode, then stop right here because we're now entering spoiler territory! If you have, well, you'll be very aware of a certain piece of boot weaponry that served as a lead-powered denouement for the series. If you're wondering if such a thing could be built and actually work, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are here to help.
If you're driving a truck full of birds, can you bang the truck and lighten your load as the birds launch into the air? Mythbusters concluded "no" when they tackled this question several years ago — but that's because they didn't have equipment as high-tech as these Stanford engineers'. The real answer, it appears, is a bit more complicated.
Engineer, philanthropist, Apple co-founder and Gizmodo contributorSteve Wozniak is teaming up with Mythbusters' Kari Byron (seen in the photo above) for an upcoming reality show called The Woz.
Businesses have to advertise their products and while no one appreciates being pitched to, there are good ways of going about it and... well, not so good ways. Corning has managed to put together are more appealing method of selling its super-tough and scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass by recruiting Mythbusters pair Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to show off the qualities of its transparent aluminium (at least, that's what Montgomery Scott would call it).
Ingenious animator Marty Cooper has turned the entire world into his plaything using little more than animation cels, an iPhone, and his own cute, imagined critters. Now, Adam Savage of Mythbusters fame has invited him into his workshop so you can see just how Cooper makes his animated magic come to life.
Mythbusters is one of those shows that, if you love technology, you just have to watch. Every episode, special effects gurus Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage are testing myths — and blowing stuff up — and if you tune in, you'll learn a lot. The show is coming to Australia for a live tour in August — here's what you can expect to see.