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Adam Savage's One Day Builds: LEGO Lunar Lander!

Just in time for the 50th annivesary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Adam speed builds the beautiful LEGO lunar lander set that was developed in cooperation with NASA! From moon craters to laser reflector panels, Adam is super impressed by the detail infused in this model. Now a question which shelf does it belong on: with space stuff or LEGO builds?

Episode 509 - 50th Anniversary - 7/18/19
It's a big week for the team as we celebrate not only the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, but also the 50th San Diego Comic-Con! We talk about some of the events we're following online for each of these celebrations, as well as the latest in pop culture, technology, science, and VR news. Plus, what's your go-to children's book recommendation for new parents?
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Show and Tell: ArtBones Articulated Action Figures

Before heading to Comic-Con, we check out the highly-articulated posable figures from ArtBones and talk about the different kinds of articulation we look for in collectible figures. We're impressed by the dexterity of the ArtBones figures, which are 3D-printed and made to order by artists in Brooklyn.

Model Behavior: Painting Crazy Cupcakes!

Bill and Norm paint up these delicious castings from artist Alfred Paredes that were created for the most recent Monsterpalooza. These Crazy Cupcakes are Alfred's latest in his rotten food series of sculpts, and we try our hand at giving them a realistic paint job. Not all goes as plan, though, and this project turns into a lesson of adaptation and rolling with our mistakes. Find the kits here!

Project Egress - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 7/16/19
We record a few days early as Adam and team are in Washington DC this week for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! Jen Schachter joins us to talk about the conception and organization of Project Egress, how the pieces are coming together, and some interesting things learned in the planning of this build. We can't wait to see it come together on the 18th!
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LEGO Abrams Tank that Deploys a Bridge!

At this year's Bricks by the Bay LEGO convention, we meet Zack Macasaet, who brought his Abrams tank bridge layer to the show. We chat with Zack to learn how he designed this bridge deploying mechanism and how he uses the third-party Sbrick system to control the LEGO Power Functions motors in his build.

Ask Adam: Those Awesome Leather Gloves

In this Ask Adam Anything, Adam is delighted to address Wolfin Sylvermane's question, "I've been enjoying Savage Builds very much and I've noticed you've been wearing a beautiful pair of brown gloves. I'd really like to know which they are." Ask your own question in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage)!

Hands-On with HaptX VR Haptic Gloves!

We put our hands inside the HaptX virtual reality gloves that use finely tuned pneumatics to convey a striking sense of touch with VR content. HaptX's CEO Jake Rubin chats with us to talk about the challenges of convincing haptics for VR and how their technology works. It's unlike any haptics solution we've used so far!

Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Cave Museum Display!

Adam has a fondness for musem displays--the thoughtful and often meticulous ways in which objects are mounted and presented for view in custom cases, bell jars, and boxes. This week's build is a new shadow box display for a piece of memorabilia Adam received from his recent visit to the historic Radio City Music Hall.