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Tesla Gun

Awesomely terrifying or terrifyingly awesome? Mad scientist (or is it Mad Engineer?) Rob Flickenger has created a Tesla gun: [Rob's] Tesla gun, inspired by graphic novel The Five Fists of Science, [...]

AC/DC: The Tesla–Edison Feud

You’ve probably heard about the famous rivalry between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison—both giants of electrical engineering whose innovations changed history. But what exactly was their history with one another? And has history proven one of them right? That whole boss/employee thing. Tesla, a Serbian by parentage, began working for the phone company in Budapest. In [...]

How To Build a Tesla Coil

I used to love playing with the Tesla Coils at the mall but never wanted to fork over the cash for one. Now this helpful guide will show me how to build my own Tesla Coil right at home. However please be careful: Bring it outside for its first run, as it really isn’t safe to [...]

Scientist Finger Pupppets and Magnets

Adorn your refrigerator with these cute scientist finger puppets and magnets ($5.95) from the NeatoShop … or we’ll just have to ask Nikola Tesla (shown above) to experiment on his death ray with you! Link

Tesla Coil Christmas Tree

Tesladownunder (aka Peter Terren) is the contributor of a number of items of high voltage arty goodness to Neatorama. Remember the Modern Thinker and sparks around a car? His latest is a colorful 2 minute long exposure that looks most unlike a Tesla coil and marginally like an Xmas tree (but much better than the 2007 Tesla [...]