15 November 2003

Dumb Stunts, Smart Show

"...the entertaining new Discovery Channel weekly series “Mythbusters.” The concept is simple: a pair of curious and resourceful science guys wander the country road-testing the urban legends we’ve all heard and wondered about. Can a penny thrown off the top of a tall building kill someone at street level? (Answer: no.) If a flammable substance is flushed down a toilet, will a carelessly discarded cigarette blow up the bathroom? (Again, no.) Can you safely relieve yourself on the electrified third rail of the subway train? (We haven’t seen this one yet, but the suspense is overwhelming.)"

Can't wait for this debut over here at Discovery Asia.