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Alexa’s Fashion Advice – This is Only a Test 397 – 4/27/17

Back from Silicon Valley Comic Con and the March for Science, Norm, Jeremy, and Kishore recap the past week of pop culture and technology news in a lively chat. We talk about Amazon’s new Echo, the Juicero disassembly, and Jurassic World casting news. Plus, Norm tries to get someone to care about the film Unbreakable. Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Thanks for watching!

Adam Savage Incognito as Chewbacca with C-3PO!

For this year’s Silicon Valley Comic Con, Adam goes incognito in one of his favorite cosplays–Chewbacca! This upgraded Chewie is a bit different than the Wookiee costume he wore a few years back, with a new bandolier, bowcaster, and mask. Plus, Adam rigs up an animitronic C-3PO to wear on his back, complete with custom dialogue! Shot and edited by Gunther Kirsch Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

VertVixen’s 3D-Printed Lich Queen Armor!

We meet Alicia (aka VertVixen), who brought her impressive Lich Queen armor to this year’s Replica Prop Forum party. Alicia shows us the details of her cosplay build, explaining how she turned digitally modeled pieces into beautifully finished pieces of armor and weaponry! Find more of Alicia’s work at http://www.vertvixen.com/ Shot by Joey Fameli and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Hands-On with Dexmo VR Haptic Exoskeleton!

In this episode of Projections, Jeremy and Norm discuss how hand presence has presented itself to consumers over the past three years of virtual reality hardware. We get a demo of Dexmo, a wireless exoskeleton controller that tracks individual fingers and promises to provide haptic feedback to let you actually feel objects in VR. Jeremy chats with Dexta Robotics’ CEO about challenges to haptics technology and how they’re tackling the problem. Find out more about Dexmo here: http://www.dextarobotics.com/ Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

RIP NES Classic – This is Only a Test 396 – 4/20/17

We’re joined by special guest Mike Mika, Chief Creative Officer at Other Ocean and the creator of #IDARB! Jeremy, Norm, and Mike talk about immersion in theme parks, high-tech juicers, the NES Classic, and the latest in VR demos and experiences. Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Thanks for watching!

Last Jedi Trailer and Passengers SPOILERCAST – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 4/20/17

Recording later in the week, Adam, Will, and Norm catch up on Star Wars Celebration’s reveal of The Last Jedi’s teaser trailer, drop some Pete Seeger knowledge, and dive into a Spoilercast discussion of the recent film Passengers. Plus, we get excited for Silicon Valley Comic Con and the Science March this weekend! To subscribe to Still Untitled, check out our RSS feed: http://www.tested.com/podcast-xml/still-untitled-the-adam-savage-project/ or iTunes page: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/still-untitled-adam-savage/id586730504 Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Still Untitled is Adam Savage, Will Smith, and Norman Chan Thanks for watching!

Fan-Made Tomorrowland Jetpack!

Replica prop builder Nick Tierce is an unabashed fan of Disney’s Tomorrowland, and has built a beautiful replica of the jetpack that George Clooney’s character makes in the film. We chat with Nick about the process of piecing together his replica and why this prop and underappreciated film is so meaningful to him. Find more of Nick’s Tomorrowland projects at http://www.tomorrowlandtimes.com/ Shot by Joey Fameli and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsh Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Making a Life-Size K-2SO Droid Puppet!

We meet Darren Moser, a Star Wars costume and prop builder who’s been working on a life-size K-2SO from Rogue One. His version of the droid is meant to be puppeted, and Darren demonstrates the joint and linkage systems he’s using to bring this character to life. Find more of Darren’s projects at http://drscifi.com/ and follow along his K-2SO build at http://www.therpf.com/showthread.php?t=263259 Shot by Joey Fameli and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsh Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Adam Savage’s Maker Tour: Carnegie Mellon’s IDeATe Lab

In his last Pittsburgh stop, Adam visits Carnegie Mellon University, which offers a minor in making and whose IDeATe network exposes students to multiple approaches to problem solving and cross-campus collaboration. This series and tour is made possible by The Fab Foundation (http://www.fabfoundation.org/) and Chevron (https://www.chevron.com/). Produced by Kristen Lomasney Edited by Thomas Crenshaw Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsh Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

What’s in a Whopper? – This is Only a Test 395 – 4/13/17

This week, we talk about Monsterpalooza, Star Wars Celebration, Burger King’s shennanigans, and building an iPhone from recycled parts. It’s two hours of technology, science, pinball, and testing updates! Plus, we catch Jeremy up on Thor and Hulk’s roles in the the Marvel comic and cinematic universes.

Tested: Ultimaker 3 3D Printer Review!

After extensive testing for two months, Sean reviews the Ultimaker 3 3D printer. We go over what makes this FDM printer appealing for professionals, the capabilities of the dual-head extrusion system, and stress testing this printer with an intricate replica of the Zorg ZF-1! Find out more about the Ultimaker 3 here: https://www.matterhackers.com/store/printer-kits/Ultimaker-3-d-printer Printable ZF-1 model here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2206144 Sean’s GoPro Print Bed Mount here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2181734 Shot by Gunther Kirsh and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsh Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Incredible ‘Quint’ Sculpture from Jaws!

We first met sculptor Nick Marra when he debuted his Westworld Gunslinger at Monsterpalooza two years ago. His latest work is just as impressive: an incredibly lifelike rendition of shark hunter Quint–as played by the late Robert Shaw–from Jaws. We check out this sculpture’s numerous details and chat with the artist about this kind of portrait sculpting. Shot by Joey Fameli and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsh Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Mike Hill’s Bride of Frankenstein Sculpture

Frank meets up with portrait sculptor Mike Hill, who debuts his striking redition of Elsa Lanchester as the Bride of Frankenstein! Mike talks about his approach to this portrait and how he captures the look of the actress not as the titular character from the film, but putting on makeup behind the scenes. Shot by Joey Fameli and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsh Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Cave Sweet Cave – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 4/11/17

After two months on the road, Adam finally returns back home to San Francisco and the cave! We talk about the final shows of the tour, the recent Monsterpalooza event, Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book Between the World and Me, and dive into a Ghost in the Shell SPOILERCAST! To subscribe to Still Untitled, check out our RSS feed: http://www.tested.com/podcast-xml/still-untitled-the-adam-savage-project/ or iTunes page: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/still-untitled-adam-savage/id586730504 Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Still Untitled is Adam Savage, Will Smith, and Norman Chan Thanks for watching!

Hyper-Real Ren and Stimpy Masks!

Sculptor Andrew Freeman shows us his incredible hyper-realistic renditions of Ren and Stimpy, which he made in just one week for an art show. Andrew describes his process for creating these surreal silicone portraits–the same process he uses to sculpt and paint the creatures at Immortal Masks. Shot by Joey Fameli and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsh Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!