The first time I got to watch the TV show Mythbusters, I got hooked. I will not deny my penchant for finding out how things work and for “verifying” widely accepted concepts. Sure, curiosity killed the cat, but you also get to discover a lot of cool, albeit sometimes useless, things due to curiosity.
So yes, I think the Mythbusters are one of the coolest teams you can find on TV today. This infographic that I found via Jack FM1 brought something more real to my attention, though. It’s not that I don’t see Adam Savage et. al. as real. I bet they’re as real as real can be. It’s just that sometimes, we overlook people who are doing the same thing, maybe just as well or even better, simply because they are not in the limelight. Continue reading