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5 Things You Didn't Know About Pop Rocks

Thrillist | Posted 03.27.2015 | Taste

What makes them fizz? Will they actually puncture your stomach? And whatever happened to Little Mikey?

Plants Don't Have Mouths, But They Can Sing

Aimee Heckel | Posted 02.27.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I can't believe it, yet I can't not. I hear it with my own ears. I decide to smile at the mystery. I stretch back underneath the shady branches and listen.

The Ghostbusters Take On The Mythbusters In An Epic Rap Battle

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy

Bustin' makes more than just "The Ghostbusters" feel good. The ghost-trapping foursome just got taken down a notch by a force much scarier than a s...

'MythBusters' Host Exposes Big Problem In Science Education

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.11.2014 | Science

The "MythBusters" guys may not be professional scientists, but they have strong opinions about how science education should be conducted in U.S. class...

Mythbusters Scandal Grows (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Hotchkiss

I am Jon Hotchkiss... the creator of the 6-hour TV series This vs That... whose content was taken from me and used in the series Mythbusters... without my consent, in violation of my copyright and without any compensation.

NO SECURITY: Mickey Mouseprints

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.18.2014 | Huffpost Code
Michael Nirenberg

I haven't been to Disney since the 1980s, and while I was expecting lines and crowds, what awaited us was an unsettling, dystopian security aspect that could have been out of a William Gibson or Bruce Sterling novel.

Discovery Yanks Controversial Mythbusters Sex Episode

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

Discovery Channel and Mythbusters have blinked. At least "blinking" is what I think they've done. Although, if this was being written by someone at U...

Coming to Public Transportation Near You: The Flu

Denise Mattson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Chicago
Denise Mattson

It turns out that scientists know just how easy it is for wayward germs to find a path into your nasal passages in confined spaces like planes, trains and busses.

Discovery Channel's Latest Treachery Has Left Me Gobsmacked

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Hotchkiss

I am a producer and TV series creator with 11 Emmy nominations forging a next generation model for independent content distribution. This scares the networks because it would make them dinosaurs. So, Discovery Channel is trying to crush me.

Chicago PD's Sophia Bush Opens Up About Her New Role, Intense Training, and Being Princess Leia

Jill Knapp | Posted 03.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jill Knapp

Have you ever wondered how much training goes into making those fast-paced, high action cop shows you see on television? Sophia Bush can fully attest to the amount of training she endured to fully capture the abilities of her character Detective Erin Lindsay on the new hit NBC Show Chicago PD.

Why The "F" Are the Mythbusters Doing MY Science Show?

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Hotchkiss

This story of corporate greed will make you so angry that you'll demand justice be done. The show Mythbusters is doing the exact same experiments and using the same exact words as MY new science series, This vs That and their producers and Discovery Channel won't pay me.

Will Punkin Chunkers Finally Launch A Pumpkin One Mile?

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.26.2013 | Weird News

One mile. 5,280 feet. In the words of "Mythbusters'" Tory Belleci: "Really, really, really far." If you live in the Northeast, you know Punkin Chun...

'MythBusters' Gets Zombie-fied!

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 10.09.2013 | TV

"The Walking Dead" is almost back (Season 4 premieres Sun., Oct. 13 at 9 p.m. ET on AMC), but we're just as excited to see the show get the "MythBuste...

Tweet To A Plant: Experiment Tests Plants' Response To Talking

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green

Do plants really grow stronger and healthier when spoken to? That's just what a new social experiment from advertising agency Carmichael Lynch and ...

Adam Savage on Fandom

Bryan Young | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Through his career, Adam has taken very seriously the responsibility, through his show and other avenues, promoting the passion for learning and discovery that is a hallmark of his personality.

Maggie Furlong

'Breaking Bad' Gets Busted | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.07.2013 | TV

In what is perhaps the most perfect TV crossover ever, "MythBusters" is taking a closer look at the science of "Breaking Bad" with help from creator V...

'Mythbusters' Meets 'Breaking Bad' | Posted 09.19.2013 | TV

First, you get Adam Savage dressed as Heisenberg. And then it only gets better. Below is a first look at Mythbusters taking on AMC's Breaking Bad....

Maggie Furlong

'MythBusters' + Nik Wallenda = Serious Daredevil Action | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.19.2013 | TV

Duct tape is pretty powerful and definitely handy in a lot of situations, but can you trek through the desert, repel down cliffs and survive serious r...

Maggie Furlong

Watch 'MythBusters' Recreate A Major Movie Crash | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.12.2013 | TV

Ten years on the air, and the "MythBusters" aren't showing any signs of slowing down ... and neither are the cars they're crashing in this week's epis...

Hey, Non-GMO Activist: Monsanto's CEO Thinks You're an Elitist

Anna Lappé | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Anna Lappé

While biotech proponents love to talk about the promise of drought-resistant, nitrogen-efficient, and nutritionally enhanced varieties, to date, commercialized genetically engineered crop varieties have been mostly limited to two types: those developed to resist a proprietary herbicide, and those engineered to produce a specific insecticide.

'MythBusters' Tests 'Throwing Like A Girl'

Posted 05.30.2013 | TV

On "Mythbusters," the guys took a look at some classic gender cliches to see if they were true. They examined the stereotype that men never ask for di...

Maggie Furlong

Celebrating A Big 'MythBusters' Milestone | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.01.2013 | TV

"MythBusters" has celebrated quite a few milestones in the show's 10 years on the air -- from rockets and explosives to meeting President Obama -- and...

Student Allegedly Uses Mythbusters Episode To Make A Bomb In His Dorm

Posted 11.26.2012 | College

A word to the wise: Do not try "MythBusters" at home. The Miami Herald reports Christian Barnes Duke, a student at the Florida Institute of Technol...

Maggie Furlong

A 'MythBusters' Thanksgiving: Car-Cooked Turkey Dinner With Alton Brown | Maggie Furlong | Posted 11.15.2012 | TV

The "MythBusters" are tackling Turkey Day with gusto, and we've got an exclusive sneak peek at their attempt to cook an entire Thanksgiving feast -- p...

What TV Taught Us This Week

Posted 10.12.2012 | TV

This week in TV saw a disgruntled Barbara Walters, the end to two shows, and confirmation from "Mythbusters" that Jack and Rose could have indeed fit ...