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Adam Savage Learns about Prop and Animatronic Restoration!

Adam Savage visits the workshop of Tom Spina, where Tom and his team have made a business repairing, restoring, and preserving iconic props and artifacts from our favorite films and television shows. Adam and Tom discuss the restoration process, examining animatronic puppets from Rick Baker’s studio made for Gremlins 2! Shot by Gunther Kirsch 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!

Scatch-Built Miniature Models of LA City Streets

Sergio Jauregui quit his day job engineering elevators to study set design and then begin making beautiful miniature dioramas of his LA neighborhood. We meet up with Sergio at this year’s DesignerCon to see his minieatures up close and learn how he scratch builds these detailed models. Shot 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!

PROJECTIONS, Episode 31: Windows Mixed Reality + SteamVR

We review Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality headsets, including HMDs from Acer and Lenovo. Here’s how these VR headsets compare with the Rift and Vive, the limits of its inside-out tracking, and how well it runs SteamVR games and experiences. Shot by Gunther Kirsch 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!

The Speed of Electrons – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 11/16/17

Adam’s back on tour, so we catch up with him remotely to hear about Brain Candy rehearsals, things he plans to do while traveling, and stories from meetups with awesome fans. Plus, we talk about Justice League reviews, Pixar’s Coco, and Adam’s visit to the Jim Henson exhibition. Find tickets to Brain Candy Live here! http://www.braincandylive.com/ 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!

What is Star Wars Will Never Die – This is Only a Test 424 – 11/16/17

Busy week as we get close to the holidays! Kishore talks about the big finale for the Bay Area Science Festival, Jeremy recaps Day of the Devs, and Norm shares highlights from DesignerCon. Plus, we scrutinize Face ID, and talk about all the Star Wars and comic book movie news of the week. Shownotes are back! http://bit.ly/TiOaTShownotes 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 Teases His Maker Box!

Get your Adam Savage Maker Box here: http://bit.ly/savage_makerbox Adam Savage is teaming up with Quarterly to put together a serious Maker Kit series, starting from the very basic foundation of making. This box includes everything Adam uses to begin every single one of his projects, big or small. You’ll receive exclusive Savage gear, tools Adam uses on a day-to-day basis, valuable insight, and so much more. You’ll learn how to better ideate, construct, organize and complete any maker project. Adam’s first Maker Box ships out at the end of November to arrive in time for the holidays. It’s the perfect gift for that DIY, creative, artistic, hands-on Maker in your life. There’s only a limited number of boxes created, so act fast! #SavageMakerBox

PROJECTIONS, Episode 30: Jedi Challenges AR Review

Jeremy and Norm review Lenovo and Disney’s Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, which is the first mass market consumer AR headset. We discuss its use of the Star Wars license, and what this implementation says about the early days of wearable AR technology. Plus, we share our impressions of the first few hours of the highly anticipated VR game From Other Suns! Shot by Gunther Kirsch 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!

Rock-afire Explosion Billy Bob Figure Prototype!

Remember the Rock-afire Explosion band from Showbiz Pizza? The spirit of the animatronic house band lives on in collectors and fans like Justin Ishmael, who’s developing a licensed figure of Billy Bob. At this year’s Designercon, we check out the prototype of this toy and chat with Justin–who previously ran Mondo–about the process of making collectibles for niche fandoms. Shot 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!

The Making of Hela’s Headdress from Thor: Ragnorak

At this year’s DesignerCon, we meet up with Ironhead Studio, the costume and prop fabricators who made Hela’s jaw-dropping costume from Thor: Ragnorak. Jose Fernandez walks us through how his team made Hela’s iconic headdress for Cate Blanchett to wear in the film, explaining how the helmet’s pieces hold together and what goes into its brilliant finish. Find more of Ironhead Studio’s work here: http://ironheadstudio.com/ Shot 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 LG’s 43-Inch 4K Monitor

How big is too big for a desktop computer monitor? Norm lives with LG’s 43-inch 4K monitor for a month, and shares his experience using it for daily web browsing, photo editing, and gaming. The extra screen real estate of the 43UD79-B takes getting used to, but there are some tradeoffs. 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!

One Week with iPhone X – This is Only a Test 423 – 11/9/17

Flea markets, BlizzCon announcements, and Thor! We discuss all of the above and more in this week’s episode. Plus, Jeremy and Norm talk extensively about their experiences using the iPhone X for a week, and we get both science and pinball updates! Shownotes are back! http://bit.ly/TiOaTShownotes 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!

Prop Restoration – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 11/7/17

Guest Tom Spina of Tom Spina Designs joins us this week to talk about the process of prop restoration! Tom and his team have helped restore some of the most important prop and makeup artifacts from film history, including creatures from Star Wars. Plus, we dive into a half-spoilercast of Stranger Things Season 2! Find tickets to Brain Candy Live here! http://www.braincandylive.com/ 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!

Adam Savage’s Maker Tour: NIMBY

In his own backyard of Oakland, Adam visits the 60,000 square-foot industrial art space NIMBY (Not In My Backyard), where many of the makers set up their fully portable shops in shipping containers. 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 Shot by Scott Sorensen and Will Nail Edited by Thomas Crenshaw Sound by Michael Reilly NIMBY: http://nimbyspace.org/ Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… 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

Hands-On with the Razer Phone!

We go hands-on with the brand new Razer Phone, the first smartphone from laptop and gaming accesory maker Razer. This monolithic Android phone stands out with a 120Hz screen–the first for a phone. We show how smooth and responsive this display is compared to other flagship hardware with our high-speed camera, but you can even see the differences in real-time. Shot by Gunther Kirsch 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 the Razer Phone!

We go hands-on with the brand new Razer Phone, the first smartphone from laptop and gaming accesory maker Razer. This monolithic Android phone stands out with a 120Hz screen–the first for a phone. We show how smooth and responsive this display is compared to other flagship hardware with our high-speed camera, but you can even see the differences in real-time. Shot by Gunther Kirsch 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!