Adam Savage is best known for hosting the Discovery Channel program Mythbusters, but he's got a lot more going on than televised science experiments. He's a master builder and special effects guy for major movies, and he brings his craft to students (Savage teaches advanced model-making at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco). Oh, and he's obsessed with the dodo, which has been extinct for over 300 years.
Savage, like any good obsessive geek, does his homework. In a talk (see below), he... READ ON