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The Mythbusters team is already shooting in virtual reality for the next season, Discovery told AdWeek. We're not exactly sure what that means at the moment -- they could be filming Jamie and Adam in VR format using stereoscopic cameras, but the company might also be talking about downloadable tie...

May 12th 2015 at 11:22am 0 Comments
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After more than a decade of debunking myths in reality, the Mythbusters are taking aim at the virtual world, specifically id Software's seminal first-person shooter Doom. The January 31 episode of the hit Discovery Channel series will feature Jamie and Adam examining the game alongside id Softw...

January 28th 2015 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Have you ever wondered if a regular human could carry the health packs, guns, chainsaw and all the other stuff from Doom? Well, it looks like we're about to find out. The disproving duo of Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman tackle scenarios from that title this weekend (January 31st at 9 PM ET) on a sp...

January 26th 2015 at 3:28pm 0 Comments
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MythBusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman explore the technology of glass with a focus on Corning's revolutionary Gorilla Glass technology. In a multi-part video series, "The Glass Age", published on YouTube, the pair discuss the use of glass through out history and examine the compressive strength...

November 24th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Home again, home again – and then off to PAX Prime next week. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gamin...

August 22nd 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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With every new Call of Duty release, the internet spawns dozens of myths about things found in the game that may or may not actually exist. Helpfully, the Call of Duty: Ghostbusters are here to help. The clip you see above owes a heavy debt to the Discovery Channel's Mythbusters. The premise her...

November 11th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Can I stab a shark in Grand Theft Auto 5? How do I survive a free-fall with no parachute? Can I hide from the cops in some bushes? What's the most hilarious way to take out a police chopper? Look no further for the answers to these and more in this "Mythbusters" episode.

September 23rd 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The tactical advantages to stacking a mech on top of a Banshee are too great to ignore in this latest episode of Defend the House's video game Mythbusters series. In the first Halo 4 installment, we learn a number of valuable things about 343's Halo debut ... but who cares? You can stack a mech on...

November 13th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments