Mythbuster Jamie Hyneman's Career as a Boat Captain

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If you've seen Mythbusters, you know there's a running gag about Jamie Hyneman's history of unusual jobs. Adam Savage is continually amazed at the weird things Hyneman has done over the years; according to Wikipedia, the list includes: "certified dive master, wilderness survival expert, boat captain, linguist, pet shop owner, animal wrangler, machinist, concrete inspector, and chef." Dude had a variety of interests.

In this twenty-minute video, Jamie explains his time as a boat captain in the Caribbean. It's insane. For instance: "I've been through two hurricanes down there, both of them on the boat." Also, his cohost's comment: "Just to be clear, you made a generator out of some stuff you found on a wrecked ship." Hyneman: "Yeah." This is wonderful: