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Mythbusters: The Explosive Truth Behind 30 of the Most Perplexing Urban Legends of All Time
     

Mythbusters: The Explosive Truth Behind 30 of the Most Perplexing Urban Legends of All Time

by Keith Zimmerman, Kent Zimmerman, Jamie Hyneman (With), Adam Savage (With), Peter Rees (With)
 
Could you kill someone by dropping a penny from a skyscraper? Can an unsuspecting scuba diver be sucked out of the water by a firefighting helicopter and get spit out in the middle of a forest fire? Can you save yourself in a plummeting elevator by jumping just before it hits bottom?

Special effects experts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, hosts of the Discovery

Overview

Could you kill someone by dropping a penny from a skyscraper? Can an unsuspecting scuba diver be sucked out of the water by a firefighting helicopter and get spit out in the middle of a forest fire? Can you save yourself in a plummeting elevator by jumping just before it hits bottom?

Special effects experts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, hosts of the Discovery Channel's top-rated Mythbusters, use modern-day extreme science to show you what's real and what's fiction. With photographs, illustrations, and exclusive interviews to document the MythBusting process, MythBusters: The Explosive Truth Behind 20 of the Most Perplexing Urban Legends of All Time examines dozens of urban legends, from exploding toilets to being buried alive - these guys have tested them all. Eye-opening, jaw-dropping, and eve laugh-inducing, this book will delight armchair scientists, curious readers, and fans of the show alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416909293
Publisher:
Gallery Books
Publication date:
10/25/2005
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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