Its hosts are special effects experts, artists and electrical engineers who test urban myths using their technical skills and expertise. These so-called 'myths' are drawn from history, submissions from the Discovery fansite, youtube, the news, and hearsay. The Mythbusters team have tested, among other things, whether or not pants can explode if treated with particular chemicals and then exposed to sunlight, whether the NASA moon landing may have been faked, why the Hindenburg burned as fast as it did, whether you can pancake a convertable in a head-on collision between two SUVs, and whether it's faster and conceivable to clean out a cement truck with dynamite . The testing of these myths often involves them building outlandish machines or robots, use of a high-speed camera, or putting materials and objects under strains and stresses for which they were not built. They often end in explosions. Although many of their results are not scientifically viable because of small sample sizes etc.
What's kind of surprising to me is that you feel the need to put NSFW at the end there. The narration has to be scripted. According to Mark Roeder the rise of the geek represents a new phase of human evolution, previously, such people may have been at a disadvantage, but now their unique cognitive traits enable some of them to resonate with the new technological zeitgeist and become very successful. Due to a mishap when the truck was being collected, however, it was filled almost to the top with concrete, Original air date, March 2, See also Exploding Toilet.
My favourite semi-factual television program is coming back, yup Mythbusters will be back on the air…soon Semi-factual because it is after all to the scientific method, what Enda Kenny is to political backbones. Do you know how I know? Discovery Channel aired an advertisement showing the whole gang doing what they do best, making things with duct tape, and blowing random stuff up. This is great news.