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Happy Birthday, Nikola Tesla!

July 10, 2009
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Now witness the firepower of this fully armed and operational battle station!

Nikola Tesla, shown above controlling the elements, would have been 153 today. The inventor of the induction motor and a Coil he named after himself, among other things above my comprehension level, helped usher in the Second Industrial Revolution. And someone named a car company after him. A few years ago, Jack White, Detroit musician and mechanic, filmed this homage with his ex-wife/sister Meg, and Jim Jarmusch:

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