Yesterday, Frank Ippolito’s human-like Lego Minifigure costume freaked out everyone on the internet who didn’t see it in person at San Diego Comic-Con. But today the team at Tested is back with a follow-up video revealing how Frank created his freakish cosplay.
There’s finally a good reason to not feel bad about missing San Diego Comic-Con last week. The team at Tested, working with Frank Ippolito, a special effects makeup artist, wondered what a Lego Minifig would look like if it were human. The results, as it turns out, will have you terrified of even looking at Lego from…
“Isn’t San Diego Comic Con in July?” you might be wondering. And you’d be right. But Adam went to the first inaugural Silicon Vally Comic Con on a personal invite from Steve Wozniak, and he pulled out all stops.
Adam Savage, of Mythbusters and Tested, is a known space suit geek, and he’s expressed his love for the design of the suits on The Martian quite a bit on social media. Now, Fox has sent him a suit to look over.
Admit it: you’ve looked longingly at Captain Kirk’s bulky but oddly attractive leather chair and thought “yes, I need that in my life.” It’s okay. We all have. Even Adam Savage. Especially Adam Savage.
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.
Battery life is generally the slowest thing to test on a gadget, and it's almost always the toughest to get right. There's just no way to rush it, and there are just so many variables regarding how people use a particular gadget that it's always one of those "your mileage may vary" type of situations. Last week,…
So Wired brought a 400 pound, 9.5-foot-tall robot mech to Comic-Con. Born out of a collaboration between Stan Winston School and Legacy Effects (the same people behind the armor in Pacific Rim and Iron Man) it's... impressive, to say the least – something this reaction from Mythbuster's Adam Savage makes abundantly…
If you've ever watched footage of a spacewalk, you've seen an astronaut outfitted in an extravehicular mobility unit (EMU), the spacesuit specially designed for astronauts working outside of spacecraft orbiting Earth at 17,220 miles per hour.
This year I acted as an embedded reporter at Burning Man, a place of extreme temperatures, high winds, and white-out dust storms. The ultra-fine alkaline dust is hell on gear—so it'd seem like a good place to test some rugged stuff out, right?
Some bartenders have a chip on their shoulders when it comes cocktails. Shaking waters it down, they say. Stirring is better. James Bond is a pussy.
When Cisco decided last April to kill its Flip camcorder—arguably the most popular product in a category that the Flip created almost single-handedly—everyone concluded than the pocket camcorder market was dead. Everyone was wrong. If you're the least bit interested in shooting casual videos, don't whip out your…
When Apple's iPhone made the jump to eight hours of life (Boom!) fans rejoiced, haters moaned and competitors wept. And shoddy journalists reported "It won't meet claimed battery life!" (Duh.) Other journalists asked How?
I hear from others that I snore very loudly. Like a warthog grunting. Like a tuba being cleaned after playing at Mardi Gras parades. Like a fat lady passed out after dollar beer and taco night, ass up, farting into a living room with locked windows. So I hear.
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When the Elite showed up earlier today, I decided to cut to the chase and test the only thing that matters on it: the HDMI output. It's not a new console. Almost everything about the Xbox 360 in white stands true for the Elite: It theoretically doesn't run cooler, or quieter, or faster, and you've…