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- -: How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries

March 13, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed -- Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizeau's measurement of the speed of light in 1849. (Launc...

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- -: Adam Savage: My quest for the dodo bird, and other obsessions

March 19, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com At EG'08, Adam Savage talks about his fascination with the dodo bird, and how it led him on a strange and surprising double quest. It's an entertaining adventure through the mind of a creative obsessive. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from...

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- -: MythBusters' Adam Savage - Dodos, Maltese Falcons, and the Art of Obsession

December 20, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

MythBusters co-host Adam Savage gives a fast-paced presentation on personal obsessions. Savage explains how his fascination with dodo bird skeletons eventually led to his designing of an exact bronze-cast replica of the titular statue from the 1941 Humphrey Bogart movie, "The Maltese Falcon." --...

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- -: Adam Savage's Favorite Mythbusters Episode

June 9, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/05/30/MythBuster_Adam_Savages_Colossal_Failures MythBusters co-host Adam Savage discusses his current favorite episode "Swimming in Syrup," in which the Mythbusters tested to see if a person can swim just as fast in syrup as in water. ----- The 4th annual...

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- -: Adam Savage on the Best Mythbusters Explosions

June 11, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/05/30/MythBuster_Adam_Savages_Colossal_Failures MythBusters co-host Adam Savage recalls his favorite explosion from the show. The winner? Water heaters. "I never get tired of watching those things blow up," he says. ----- The 4th annual Maker Faire Bay Ar...

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- -: Failure Builds Character - Mythbusters' Adam Savage

June 13, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/05/30/MythBuster_Adam_Savages_Colossal_Failures MythBusters co-host Adam Savage describes the life lesson he learned after a job from his early days as a set designer went horribly awry and ruined a friendship. ----- The 4th annual Maker Faire Bay Area ho...

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- -: Cannibal Mouse: The MythBusters Episode You'll Never See

May 28, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/05/22/Adam_Savage_Presents_Problem_Solving_How_I_Do_It "MythBusters" co-host Adam Savage recalls using mice to test the old adage about the cereal box being more nutritious than the sugary cereal inside it. While Savage and co-host Jamie Hyneman found the s...

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- -: Adam Savage on His 100,000-Volt Cattle Prod Shock

June 3, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/05/22/Adam_Savage_Presents_Problem_Solving_How_I_Do_It MythBuster Adam Savage describes being tricked by a producer into grabbing a cattle prod while filming the episode "Baghdad Battery." Savage says a 100,000-volt shock "feels so close to dying that it is...

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- -: MythBusters' Adam Savage on Problem Solving: How I Do It

November 30, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Complete video with Q&A at: http://fora.tv/2010/05/22/Adam_Savage_Presents_Problem_Solving_How_I_Do_It Best known as co-host of Discovery Channel's MythBusters, Adam Savage also wears hats as an artist, actor, special effects wizard and industrial designer. In this presentation at Maker Faire Ba...

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- -: Adam Savage Introduces FORA.tv's Top Videos of 2010

December 7, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

MythBusters' Adam Savage introduces FORA.tv's end-of-the-year video playlist on the people, ideas, and issues that changed 2010. Here is FORA.tv's full playlist: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSuJM-URcdw&list=PL4AFE111FA592DC1B "LHC First Physics : First collisions in the LHCb's experiment" by...

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- -: Adam Savage on MythBusting with President Obama

June 8, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/05/22/Get_Inspired_with_MythBuster_Adam_Savage_at_Maker_Faire MythBuster Adam Savage describes meeting President Obama as part of an event launching the national STEM initiative, a program geared towards increasing youth interest in math and science. "We we...

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- -: Sparks Fly as Caged MythBuster Adam Savage Busts a Move

July 15, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/05/22/Get_Inspired_with_MythBuster_Adam_Savage_at_Maker_Faire Tesla coils are great and all, but the real electricity in the room? The dance moves of "MythBusters" co-host Adam Savage during Maker Faire Bay Area 2011. ----- MythBuster Adam Savage talks ab...

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Adam Savage: Food for The Eagle timrosenblatt

April 23, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Adam Savage discusses how the universe works, and how it matters to you.

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Adam Savage: Adam Savage's Obsessions

December 1, 2008 (over 8 years ago)

Adam Savage talks about some of his obsessions, including the unfinished Maltese Falcon.

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