Nikola Tesla

10 Famous Friendships Formed in NYC

It’s no secret that since its inception, New York City has been the epitome of the American melting pot. Whether it was entered through the shores of …

Mark Twain

Poets & Writers Theater | Poets & Writers

“Honestly I think that the reason his head was in my brain was because of that hair metal band Tesla...” Samantha Hunt reveals the inspiration behind …

Creative Writing

Top 5 Places in Croatia (Beyond Dubrovnik)

With breathtaking nature, charming architecture, and a long Adriatic coastline, there's plenty to see in this spectacular country.<p>Not to knock Dubrovnik, with its marble streets, 16th-century city walls, sparkling red roof tiles, and primo location—it more than earns its moniker of “Pearl of the …

Europe

The Style of Innovation: Elon Musk vs. Nikola Tesla

Source: Wikimedia Commons<p>Quick, name an innovator?<p>Yep, that's correct. Elon Musk commonly comes up as a one of today's top innovative minds.<p>And we …

Innovation

How Nikola Tesla Sparked the Electric Age

As we swim in invisible waves transmitting energy all around us, and spend our lives with wireless devices catching a hail of transparent messages, we live in Tesla’s world.<p>With the launch of Tesla’s Model 3 electric sedan, inventor Nikola Tesla is about to become more famous than ever—and for all …

Autos

Friday links

The 47 names Disney considered for the 7 dwarfs.<p>Happy Bastille Day! Here’s an old Jonah Goldberg article on the subject: The French are …

Madeira

What's the correct way to pronounce 'Tesla'? We asked.

Tesla’s (TSLA) plans for the future dominate the news, but one seemingly simple question continues to nag consumers, analysts, investors and …

Autos

The fascinating life of Nikola Tesla, the genius who electrified the world and dreamed up death rays

July 10 is the birthday of Nikola Tesla, who would have been 161 years old today.<p>It's a good time to celebrate the life of the Serbian-American engineer and physicist: Without Tesla, you might not be able to affordably power your home, let alone read this sentence.<p>Tesla filed more than 300 patents …

Wikimedia

Being Busy Permanently Reduces Your Capacity to Think Deeply and Creatively

The other day a friend mentioned that he’s looking forward to autonomous cars, as it will help lower the accident and fatality rates caused by …

Creativity

Monday links

Yesterday was Nikola Tesla’s birthday: here’s a bio, some Tesla coil music, and a Tesla vs Edison rap battle.<p>Brussels sprouts, English Muffins, …

July 4th

The Reason Some Frogs Grow Extra Legs | Mental Floss

Fans of <i>The Simpsons</i> are likely familiar with Blinky, the three-eyed fish species that swims in Springfield's contaminated lakes and ponds. Blinky …

Cool Stuff

5 Ways to Develop the Young Inventors in Your Classroom

National Inventors Month in August honors the everyday creativity that has led to some of our most useful inventions, including Kleenex and the …

Kids

These 22 Nikola Tesla Facts Prove That Even His Legend Doesn't Do Him Justice

1 of 23<p>He was born during a lightning storm<p>Nikola Tesla was born on July 10, 1856 in Smiljan, Croatia, reportedly in the midst of a lightning storm — …

Cool Stuff

Segregating autistic kids? Not on my watch!

As a father of a 16-year-old boy with autism, two other boys who were previously diagnosed autistic (this is now in question) and as a previous …

Autism

How to Balance Your Chakras - Part 1 The Base Chakra

Attract positive vibes into your life when you balance your Chakras with Crystals. Let your Aura shine!<p>As an introduction to crystals, I thought it …

Spirituality

Hack your Sleep like Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla, Leonardo da Vinci, Salvador Dali, Thomas Edison, Napoleon Bonaparte, and Buckminster Fuller. Do you know what all these geniuses had in …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Historic Mexico City swim club gets a second life as art gallery

Artists in Mexico City have taken over a disused historic pool and turned it into a pop-up art gallery, months before the facility is due to be torn …

Mexico City

We're now one step closer to recharging electric cars while they're driving

Researchers have overcome a massive hurdle in beaming power wirelessly into a moving object.<p>The advance in technology could have applications in improving the driving range of electric vehicles while they motor down the highway, as well as making robots used in manufacturing more mobile.<p>Scientists …

Electric Vehicles

India's GMR, four others other bid for Belgrade airport

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Four consortia and one company will proceed the next round of bidding for a 25-year concession to operate Belgrade's Nikola Tesla airport, the biggest in the Balkan region, the company and a Serbian government commission said on Wednesday.<p>Serbia, which has an 83.1 percent stake …

Airports

India's GMR, four others other bid for Belgrade airport | Reuters

BELGRADE Four consortia and one company will proceed the next round of bidding for a 25-year concession to operate Belgrade's Nikola Tesla airport, …

Airports

5 Delightful and Quirky Etsy Shops for Bibliophiles

Even in my accessories, I find myself drawn most toward things that reflect the stuff I love–which is largely books.Lucky for me, the internet as a …

Harper Lee

6 Brilliant Tesla Inventions That Never Got Built

Love this article?<p>Get the latest History in the Headlines delivered straight to your inbox!<p>Please enter a valid email address<p>By submitting your …

Robocar Movie From Pre-Talkie Days

The most amazing prediction was that of legal roadblocks Photo: The Automatic MotoristThis short silent movie, called “The Automatic Motorist,” …

Atlas Obscura

Epigenetics, Blood Ancestors

<b>By Stephen M. Nair</b> <b><br>Michael, Keeper of Knowledge, Druid USA.</b> <b><br>© All rights Reserved 06, 2007.</b><p>The human body is made up of calcium, minerals, amino acids, …

Genes

What you need to know about Tesla’s Anti-gravity Technology: Creating the perfect UFO

TV, AC electricity, the Tesla Coil, fluorescent lighting, neon lights, Radio controlled devices, robotics, X-rays, radar, microwave and dozens of …

Physics

Logitech's wireless-mouse charging tech feels like a miracle

Logitech's main mission at E3 this year: proving to gamers that wireless mice are just as capable, and sometimes more so, than their corded counterparts. The company revealed two innovations at the show: Lightspeed, its low-latency wireless-transmission technology, and PowerPlay, a way to charge …

Technology

iPhone 8 to be waterproof with wireless charging

Apple's next generation of the iPhone will be the first to include wireless charging, according to one of the company's suppliers.<p>Wireless charging will allow owners to place the phone on an inductive surface and it will charge without needing to plug the device in. The new smartphone will also …

Apple

Researchers Are Closer Than Ever to Recharging Electric Cars While They Drive

No stopping us now.<p>Researchers have overcome a massive hurdle in beaming power wirelessly into a moving object.<p>The advance in technology could have …

Electric Vehicles

Want to charge your phone while moving around? This Stanford lab can help

A Stanford University scientist moves a large magnetic coil down a path, powering an LED (circled). Photo by Stanford University<p>Wireless charging has …

Stanford University

What makes Tesla so valuable?

Tesla recently surged momentarily to the number four spot in market capitalization of car companies, at nearly 60 billion dollars, surpassing BMW, …

Autos