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. » 12/11/14 6:10pm 12/11/14 6:10pm

Ask Mythbusters' Adam Savage Anything You Want

Being a genuine, card-carrying mythbuster is just about the best job anyone can hope for. And since most of us probably haven't managed to become one, we've got the next best thing—living vicariously through one. We're lucky enough to have Adam Savage from Mythbusters here to answer all your burning questions. » 10/21/14 2:45pm 10/21/14 2:45pm

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. » 7/24/14 10:17am 7/24/14 10:17am

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! » 7/10/14 9:45am 7/10/14 9:45am

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... » 9/30/13 10:19am 9/30/13 10:19am

Adam Savage Mythbusting Airport Security: "What the F*ck, TSA?"

Watch Adam Savage showing proof of the ineptitude/inefficacy/idiocy of the TSA's practices at airport security checkpoints. He's not the first. Plenty of people have similar stories, even going through body scanners with knives. Clearly, we need other security policies. » 11/23/10 10:36am 11/23/10 10:36am

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] » 3/23/10 4:00pm 3/23/10 4:00pm

Slow-Motion Sneeze: MythBusters Get Gross To Protect You From Swine Flu


We love high-speed photography, but seeing Adam hurl a juicy sneeze at Jamie in super slowmo 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] » 10/12/09 6:59pm 10/12/09 6:59pm

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

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. » 4/07/09 8:40pm 4/07/09 8:40pm

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

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. » 2/13/09 12:37am 2/13/09 12:37am

Credit Card Companies Bully Discovery, Mythbusters Into Axing Segment…

Speaking to an audience at the recent HOPE hackercon event, Mythbusters' Adam Savage describes a harrowing conference call in which most, if not all of the big name credit card companies bullied the Discovery Channel into axing a show involving RFID vulnerabilities. Adam noted that he got chills just thinking about… » 9/02/08 4:00pm 9/02/08 4:00pm