The Origin of Ghostbusters’ Belt Gizmo Prop!

One of the lesser-known props essential to a Ghostbusters cosplay is the “gizmo” accessory that hangs off of the uniform’s belt. Fans of the film have uncovered the origins of that prop, sourcing its components to a vintage Sanyo calculator! Sean takes apart one of these calculators and shows how well it compares to the beautiful Ectolabs Gizmo replica kit, comprised of real custom circuitboards and working electronics!

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Optimusk – This is Only a Test 667 – 10/6/22

This week, we talk Twitter's uncertain future and Tesla's latest AI-day robot reveals has us fonding remembering the epic fails of the Darpa Robotics Challenge. Plus, a ruling in the EU that may change how Apple makes their future iPhones. That and our final predictions ahead of the Meta Connect conference coming up next week!

Adam Restores Clear Plastic Discoloration

Making

Adam Restores Clear Plastic Discoloration

As a quick follow-up to his recent One Day Build for his Nag…

Adam’s Penny Drop Wind Tunnel (with Veritasium!)

Culture

Adam’s Penny Drop Wind Tunnel (with Veritasium!)

Adam demonstrates the wind tunnel he built for the Penny Dro…

Adam’s Favorite Tools: Motorized Angle Polisher

Making

Adam’s Favorite Tools: Motorized Angle Polisher

As seen in his recent restoration of his Nagra IV-S plastic …

Adam’s One Day Builds: Nagra Recorder Handle Bar

One Day Builds

Adam’s One Day Builds: Nagra Recorder Handle Bar

Adam is absolutely enamored by the beauty of his new Nagra I…

Star Wars Luke vs. AT-AT 1/6 Scale Diorama Display!

Making

Star Wars Luke vs. AT-AT 1/6 Scale Diorama Display…

Norm transforms a lighted acrylic display case into a dioram…

Show and Tell: Hector Salamanca’s Bell Replica!

Show And Tell

Show and Tell: Hector Salamanca’s Bell Replica!

Adam shares a delightful find for Breaking Bad and Better Ca…

How the adidas 4DFWD 3D Printed Running Shoe Is Made!

Making

How the adidas 4DFWD 3D Printed Running Shoe Is Ma…

We've long looked forward to the time when 3D printing becom…

Adam’s One Day Builds: Machinist Tools Cabinet!

One Day Builds

Adam’s One Day Builds: Machinist Tools Cabinet!

Adam revisits another one of his shop infrastructure builds …

Podcast - This Is Only a Test

EV Questions Answered – This is Only a Test 666 – …

Marvel shocks us with a surprise Deadpool 3 announcement, NASA completes a test of its planetary defense strategy, and Stadia gets sunsetted in this week's packed news discussion. We also welcome EV reporter Robbie Baldwin to the show to answer our questions about the current state of electric vehicles around the globe, and what people in…