TIL that the famous photo of Nikola Tesla calmly reading a book while his massive Tesla coil sends huge electric arcs across the room was a double exposure for a publicity campaign

Read more: https://www.amusingplanet.com/2020/08/nikola-teslas-experimental-laboratory.html?m=1

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  1. Edison was driving the public to hysteria over “deadly” alternating current

    And Tesla thought “gee, this picture should settle everyone down!”

  2. Huh… layman’s terms please.

    I heard he had something to do with pyramids, pie and unlimited energy, then again, I don’t know wtf I’m talking about. I **do not** find pigeons attractive.

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