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Hank brings us the tale of the bizarre and eccentric genius with the crazy eyes who spent his life increasing awesome wherever he went, and contributed in some way to pretty much every cool invention you can think of. Nikola Tesla spoke eight languages and, at the time of his death, held over 700 patents and was being investigated by the US gove...


Nikola Tesla death mask. “Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.” -Nikola Tesla ... Did Tesla hide secrets in his poetry? There was a young lady named Bright - Who traveled much faster than light - She departed one day - In an Einsteinium way - And returned on the previous night.


Nikola Tesla, USA ship of the Liberty series, built in Baltimore in 1943 on the occasion of the death of Nikola Tesla.


The real mystery surrounding the Nikola Tesla death ray is how exactly it was to work. Tesla had plans for the weapon drawn up, but he kept certain aspects of it in his head to prevent thievery.

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Happy 158th, Nikola Tesla! Strange Facts About the Inventor

Tomorrow (July marks the anniversary of Nikola Tesla's birth. To celebrate the inventor's life and legacy, here are some of the strangest facts about Tesla.


What happened with forgotten papers of Nikola Tesla? It's said after his death the FBI came and took all his work. What secrets were in those papers?