A Mythbuster Busts Religion

Adam Savage from Mythbusters recently received the Annual Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award from the Harvard Humanist Society. Part of his acceptance speech: I think one of the defining moments of adulthood is the realization that nobody’s going to take care of you. That you have to do the heavy lifting while you’re here. And when you don’t, well, you suffer the consequences… While nobody’s going to take care of us,

Acetone In Your Gas

This video shows how to increase your gas mileage by adding acetone to your gasoline: Acetone is a solvent, used in paints, plastics, and most anything artificial. Its claim as an automotive fuel additive to help fuel economy has been tested by MythBusters; they found it reduced fuel economy. Anyone try this?

A Fountain Of Diet Coke

I first saw the Mentos eruption on MythBusters, where they dissected its cause and also broke the world record with a 33 foot high geyser (or something around there). Buy a package of Mentos. They’re a mint candy that come in a cylinder wrapper. Get the regular flavor. Buy a big bottle of Diet Coke Cola. I haven’t tried other brands because I’ve read that brand works the best, but