May 7, 2014
SciShow Host, 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 government for claiming to have invented a 60-million-volt “Death Ray” (which they wanted to exploit).
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“Tesla ascending-m.wav” by Rmutt