Loneliness in Space Travel? – Offworld episode 9

This week on Offworld, we explore the trope of isolation and loneliness in science fiction space travel, and how both fictional and real-world astronauts cope with being away from home for extended missions. Joining us are neuroscientist Indre Viskontas and field geophysicist Mika McKinnon for…

Hands-On with the ZED Mini Mixed-Reality Camera!

We visit the offices of Stereolabs, the makers of the ZED and ZED Mini mixed reality camera systems to test out their implementation of a passthrough camera accessory for VR headsets. Using their ZED Mini, we’re able to get an augmented reality experience with the…

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Everyday Carry Bag!

Adam’s latest one day build is a very personal project: making a custom version of his new EDC 2 bag using the patterns he’s putting out into the world. Marcos from Mafia bags stops by to guide Adam through some of the intricacies of sewing…

Lando’s Back? – This is Only a Test – 7/12/18

Narrowly escaping a viral outbreak, Jeremy returns to the podcast this week to talk new Surface Go tablet, Elon Musks’ rescue submarine, and the unfortunate case of a mistaken Statue of Liberty. Plus, a moment of science and pop culture news! asapscience video mentioned in…

Weta Workshop’s MOOSE Attack Robot from Chappie!

Adam Savage visits one of his favorite places in the world, the miniatures and collectibles prototyping shop at Weta Workshop! During this visit, we’re shown a prototype replica of the desktop MOOSE robot from Chappie, and Adam discusses the possibilities of turning this robot into…

Weta Workshop Artists Make Custom ‘Giant Killer Robots’!

While Adam Savage visits Weta Workshop in New Zealand, he checks out a stunning collection of custom kitbashed robot miniatures made by the artists at the studio. These one-off sculptures are made from spare parts from Weta Workshop’s GKR: Heavy Hitters tabletop game, and each…

How to Apply Zombie Prosthetic Makeup!

Enjoy this video from the Tested Premium video archive! Learn more at http://tested.com/membership With the help of our friend Gordon Tarpley, Frank Ippolito shows us how to apply an ultra realistic zombie makeup using off-the-shelf foam latex prosthetics. Here’s how to use glues and paint…

Carousel – This is Only a Test – 7/6/18

Danica is our special guest this week joining Norm and Kishore to talk about adventures in New York, recommendations for shows and attractions, and the latest in pop culture and technology news. Plus, we devote the last 30 minutes of the podcast to discussing the…

Preview: Adam Savage and The Broken Nerd’s Cosplay Team-Up!

Watch the full episode and series here: https://www.tested.com/premium/834512-making-knights-ren-cosplay-part-1/ We share a preview of a new mini-series just launched on Tested, featuring prop maker Darrell Maloney (aka The Broken Nerd). For this year’s Silicon Valley Comic Con, Adam invited prop builder Darrell Maloney (aka Broken Nerd)…

Modding ‘The Getaway’ Pinball Machine!

Enjoy this video from the Tested Premium video archive! http://tested.com/membership Time to take a field trip to the local pinball arcade! Jeremy and Sean take Bits to Atoms on location to modify The Getaway: High Speed II pinball machine to work with a real stop…