Nikola Tesla’s Birthplace Museum and Memorial Center in Smiljan, Croatia

September 5, 2012 in AC Motor, Educational for Kids, Smiljan Croatia, Tesla Coil, Tesla Inventions, Ultimate Tesla Tour

The birthplace home of Nikola Tesla was renovated, restored, and turned into an interactive museum about the prolific inventor. They basically made it into a geekfest wonderland. Opened on 10 [...]

A Visit to Nikola Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Labratory and Tower (video)

September 4, 2012 in Tesla Inventions, Ultimate Tesla Tour, Wardenclyffe, Wireless Electricity, Wireless Radio Transmission

I hopped in a zipcar (I’m a Brooklyn girl and don’t drive much), then drove from NYC out to Shoreham, Long Island several months ago. [Sorry for my slow video-editing [...]

Did Guglielmo Marconi or Nikola Tesla Invent Radio?

May 26, 2012 in NYC, Tesla Inventions, Wireless Radio Transmission

If you’re like me, you learned in elementary school that it was Italian scientist Guglielmo Marconi who invented radio. Yep, Marconi claimed he invented it and as a result even [...]

Wireless Lights: Fun with a 50,000 Volt Tesla Coil

May 26, 2012 in Alternating Current, Educational for Kids, Tesla Coil, Tesla Inventions, Wireless Electricity

I’m popping in a quick video here to summarize the hours of fun my kids and I have had with a Tesla coil. You’ll see a lot of unbridled enthusiasm [...]