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MythBusters Co-Host Dead at 49

Grant Imahara also co-hosted 'White Rabbit Project'

(Newser) - Grant Imahara, a MythBusters co-host from 2005 to 2014, died suddenly at age 49 on Monday, Deadline reports. Per the Hollywood Reporter , the cause of death was a brain aneurysm. "I’m at a loss. No words," former fellow MythBusters co-host Adam Savage tweeted . "I’ve been... More »

MythBusters' Adam Savage Is Hit by a Major Accusation

But Savage's mother says she supports her son

(Newser) - Mythbusters co-host Adam Savage is facing a terrible accusation—and from his sister, no less. Miranda Pacchiana filed a lawsuit Tuesday in New York state accusing her brother of "repeatedly" sexually abusing her as a child, USA Today reports. According to the suit, Savage "would repeatedly rape Miranda... More »

MythBusters Cannonball Rips Through Home

It goes on a wild ride through neighborhood

(Newser) - Um, whoops: MythBusters was attempting to fire a cannonball through barrels of water and a cinder block wall in order to slow its inertia. Instead, the cannon misfired, sending the reality TV show's cannonball on a tear through a residential California neighborhood yesterday. The cannonball first blasted through the... More »

Obama Tapes Mythbusters Segment

He's rocking his inner geek, experimenting with Archimedes claim

(Newser) - President Obama says he'll be exercising his inner geek in an appearance on Discovery Channel show Mythbusters—but the myth he's busting has nothing to do with his birth certificate or whether he's secretly a Muslim. And unlike what usually happens on Mythbusters, he won't be blowing anything up. "... More »

Explosive Mentos- Coke Secret Uncapped

What causes the YouTube phenom

(Newser) - You've seen it on hit YouTube videos, but now young researchers have unlocked the secret of the volcanic reaction that occurs when Mentos are dropped into Diet Coke, ABC News reports. Students at Appalachian State University say the rough, dimply surface of the sinking candy disrupts the water molecules in... More »

Discovery Will Go Public

Educational channel's IPO will bring freer financial hand—and Wall Street scrutiny

(Newser) - Discovery Communications will go public, upping the media company’s ability to make deals while opening it to shareholder and Wall Street opinion. The “MythBusters” and “LA Ink” broadcaster will be able to spend more on new programming and acquire other businesses more readily. Analysts expect shares to... More »

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