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Cannonball busts more than myths

The Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters’’ is cohosted by Jamie Hyneman (left) and Adam Savage. The taping of a segment went awry this week. The Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters’’ is cohosted by Jamie Hyneman (left) and Adam Savage. The taping of a segment went awry this week. (CHARLES DHARAPAK/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Garance Burke
Associated Press / December 8, 2011
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Zany experiments testing scientific theories in real world settings have earned the TV show “MythBusters’’ a devoted following, but a stunt gone awry met with an unhappy audience when an errant cannonball went shooting through a California family’s bedroom.

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