Adam Savage is awesome. Myth Busters is fantastic and you should all watch the Tested Youtube channel. Why do I think all of these things. This is an example of why
He is a maker, scientist, artist and engineer. Basically the type of guy confident in his own abilities to turn his hand to anything. Renaissance man. But don't take my word for it, find out more of his talks and works and just enjoy them. Don't take anybody's word. Nullius in verba.