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Old 05-25-2014, 04:18 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Having seen the review, I recognized the title; but I can commiserate. My suggestion is a suitable title would be "the Oatmeal: What It's Like to Own a Tesla...". Ask a Mod.

Matthew Inman is a big deal. His work on securing the Wardenclyffe Tower is an outstanding example of crowd-sourcing to secure an historical site. To quote http://
Tesla VS Edison: I could write a novel on the differences between Tesla and Edison, but seeing as how this comic is already huge I decided to leave many things out. For instance, Edison killed cats and dogs, but Tesla loved animals and had a cat as a child. Originally Tesla wanted to be a poet, but after getting zapped by static electricity from his kitty he was inspired to study the effects of electricity. One could vaguely construe that Tesla's cat was responsible for the second industrial revolution, which arguably makes it the most awesome cat who ever lived.
Edison believed that fossil fuels were the future and that there were enough resources in South America to provide for the next 50,000 years. Tesla believed that renewable energy sources like hydroelectric, solar, and wind power were the future. This is remarkable because in the 1890s there was no such thing as "going green," so Tesla's ideas on conservation were very forward-thinking at the time.
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