Strange But True

Nikola Tesla's career is re-energized by cartoonist Matthew Inman

It took a cartoonist to re-energize interest in eccentric scientist Nikola Tesla. Matthew Inman recently posted a piece on The Oatmeal, his comic website, explaining "Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived," and it's inspired more than a million dollars in donations to turn one of his labs into a museum. Too bad that lab is on Long Island, not in Colorado Springs, even though Tesla conducted some of his most famous experiments in Colorado.
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