RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 62156278 LA English T1 MythBusters : the explosive truth behind 30 of the most perplexing urban legends of all time A1 Zimmerman, Keith., Zimmerman, Kent,, PB Simon Spotlight Entertainment PP New York YR 2005 SN 141690929X 9781416909293 AB The hosts of the hit television series MythBusters go behind the scenes to provide the real story of thirty of our most baffling urban legends, explaining how they use modern-day scientific principles and methods to document what is fact and what is fiction, in a volume that includes illustrations, photographs, blueprints, and interviews to document the process. Leave no urban myth untested. 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 use modern-day extreme science to show you what's real and what's fiction.--From publisher description.