Adam Savage shows off his Millipede arcade cabinet
I think I only ever played Millipede once or twice in the arcades. It didn’t seem to stick around very long, as compared to Centipede, which was carried by every arcade I visited. But, I had forgotten how absolutely manic the game is. It’s amazing the difficulty level you would put up with when you were using your own money to play.
Adam Savage builds a case for his replica Blade Runner pistol
This 30 minute video documents the entire 8 hour build process that Adam Savage went through on a carrying case for his replica Blade Runner pistol. He narrates the build along with Norm from tested.com. It’s really amazing how quickly he can take an idea and transform it into a finished product.
Adam Savage talks about his obsession with the Blade Runner blaster
In this very special visit to Adam’s Cave, Adam goes in-depth about his passion for the Blade Runner blaster and tells the story of each of the variations of the prop he has in his collection. The evolution of his replica project over 25 years is an incredible story.
Adam Savage, on why he has the only 24k gold plated C3PO in existence
Adam shows off the shiny gold-plated C-3PO that stands in the middle of his workshop. Learn about the process of vacuum metallizing that gave this chrome coating. Believe it or not, there’s an interesting story behind it!
Watch Adam Savage’s excellent speech from the Reason Rally
I know some of you were at the Reason Rally in DC this past weekend, and I had drinks with you. But if you weren’t there, check out Adam Savage’s speech from the rally, which was probably one of the better talks out of a huge roster of some brilliant people who gave some excellent talks.
TED talk of the day: “How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries” by Adam Savage
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.