White Rabbits

White Rabbit Project is a Netflix series starring Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara, the build team from MythBusters.

I watched this after finding out that Grant died on July 13 from a brain aneurysm.

The episodes:

“Super Power Tech”
The team tests the viability of various superpowers such as mind control and human flight.

“Jailbreak”
The team compares different prison breaks including the escape of Pascal Payet and El Chapo; Tory replicates the escape of the Strelzyk and Wetzel families from East Germany to West Germany in a homemade hot air balloon.

“Crazy WW2 Weapons”
The trio explore experimental weapons in WW2, including bombs attached to bats and feeding Adolf Hitler estrogen. Kari tries to build a jet propulsion platform meant to allow for the rapid airdrop of heavy weapons.

“Scam Artists”
The team talk about a number of famous Scam Artists such as Victor Lustig AKA the man who sold the Eiffel Tower twice and the man that created the ponzi scheme.

“Heist!”
The team talk about a number of famous heists, including the Hatton Garden safe deposit burglary.

“May G Force Be with You”
The hosts measure g-forces in various contexts to find the most extreme, measuring g forces experienced from jousting to roller coasters to race cars.

“Tech We Love to Hate”
The team find the most annoying tech between, machine voice interaction, repeated stop lights in cities, drones, printers constantly failing, and the constant nagging of too smart tech.

“Where’s My Hoverboard?”
The team investigates the promised tech of the past, including hoverboards, jet packs, holograms, X-ray glasses, bionic body parts, and dermal regeneration.

“Invented Before Its Time?”
Was the tech we have today invented long before it’s assumed creation? The hosts investigate proposed precursors of the mobile phone, GIF, car navigation, the portable music player, selfie stick, and music streaming services.

“Speed Freaks”
Exceptional feats of speed. The hosts look at the speed of, RC cars, speed skiing, fastest human, electric car, speed skydiving, and the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.

 

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