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Nikolai Tesla and Thomas Edison had an epic battle of inspired, up-and-coming inventor (Tesla) vs the successful, well-respected and established inventor/businessman (Edison).

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Round One: FIGHT!

Yeah, so they totally made up "Tesla-cize" above, but we're pitting the two inventors against each other in a strange fact-off.* They duke it out. A winner is you!

Wait. What? Tesla believed that both voice and image could be transmitted through the air. Click "Like" above if you just read that sentence over a wireless connection.
He was a rocker. He rocked out. Edison had a tattoo, but also invented the engraving apparatus that was later adapted by Samuel O'Reilly into the modern rotary tattoo machine.
And the number of the counting shall be three. Toward the end of his life, Tesla became obsessed with the number 3. He died in the New Yorker's suite Suite 3327.
Made for each other. Edison proposed to second wife Mina in Morse Code. She also accepted in Morse.
Pew pew pew! In 1934 Tesla conceived of a weapon (for national defense) which would use electrostatic repulsion to shoot a beam of particles. Death ray!
Shocking. No, really. As part of his campaign to debunk alternating current, Edison encouraged the use of AC power to electrocute dogs, cats, a horse, a man, and an elephant. And filmed it.
Absence makes the brain grow stronger. Edison was (mostly) deaf. Tesla was celibate. Both claimed the lack helped them work better.Tesla vs. Edison - Round One: FIGHT!
tesla edison fight

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  • Katja 2012/11/09 19:36:53 (edited)
    Nikolai Tesla
    Katja
    nikola tesla - the best scientist ever existed
  • Rick Armin 2012/05/11 20:21:59
    Nikolai Tesla
    Rick Armin
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    I give up! My question box keeps getting filled with mostly mindless questions from people who are interested only in getting “points” to become a Generally Uninformed Rediculously Unintelligent Sodahead (GURU). I removed a couple of “friends” when it became obvious that was what they were doing. But that didn't work because some smartasses started sending me their questions as “Shared by” questions.

    The unfortunate thing is that it makes it too time consuming to try to sort out legitimate questions. I apologize to those asking serious, important questions, but I've decided to answer all questions with information I want to put out. Hopefully, this will reach some intelligent people who can do something with the information.

    Here's a starter list of info sites:

    The first are my old blogspot blogs. Use caution here. Google has apparently teamed up with one or more commercial or government spy sites. Clicking on graphics no longer magnifies them but redirects your click secretly to one of those sites.
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  • S. Gompers 2012/05/10 11:05:10
    Nikolai Tesla
    S. Gompers
    Was incredible.
  • Marcus Clark 2012/04/14 02:36:32
    Thomas Edison
    Marcus Clark
    They both had their importance.
  • Stan Kapusta 2012/04/13 12:35:00
    Nikolai Tesla
    Stan Kapusta
    Tesla looked at things like a scientist. Edison has an army of people helping him so to speak. Their ideas were the companies, therefore Edisons.
  • Kalayaan 001 2012/04/13 05:07:25
    Nikolai Tesla
    Kalayaan 001
    +2
    tesla tower

    (sigh) If only he had won...
  • Gregaj7 2012/04/12 21:16:06
    Nikolai Tesla
    Gregaj7
    +3
    Tesla had a more brilliant mind and was spiritually purer than the sold-out Edison. Tesla's work was stolen by the Federal Gov't.
  • Rebel geek. 2012/04/12 20:53:58
    Nikolai Tesla
    Rebel geek.
    it was heard that he made a secreat machene that could time travel it is now bearred deep in the earth somewhere in russhia!!! XD XD so funny
    secreat machene travel bearred deep earth russhia xd xd funny
  • Joey 2012/04/12 19:52:41
    Nikolai Tesla
    Joey
    +1
    The fact that more people don't know about him makes me sad. Expect his eugenics support that is kind of off putting.
  • LeroyRogers 2012/04/12 17:25:38
    Nikolai Tesla
    LeroyRogers
    +5
    Tesla was the true master of electricity. Edison was a gadget inventor.
  • TerryAgee 2012/04/12 17:11:19
    Thomas Edison
    TerryAgee
    Only because he setup shop in Menlo Park, NJ. and Tesla did not.
  • The Mosher 2012/04/12 15:58:13 (edited)
    Nikolai Tesla
    The Mosher
    +2
    Tesla's wouid have led to a system of free electricity through the air.
  • Willie 2012/04/12 15:45:50
    Nikolai Tesla
    Willie
    +3
    Tesla was the superior scientist and inventor. Many of Edison's "inventions" were actually created by his employees. He was a great businessman and promoter, but Tesla had an unparalled scientific mind.
  • Rebel g... Willie 2012/04/12 20:55:43
    Rebel geek.
    +3
    at least 3 of his inventions where being invented by Tesla, Edison stole them!!!
  • bob 2012/04/12 14:56:05
    Nikolai Tesla
    bob
    +2
    It is really not even closeTesla changed the World in far more profound ways.
  • sjalan 2012/04/12 14:52:58
    Thomas Edison
    sjalan
    +1
    Both are equally important in the advancement of research into the sciences
  • Andy Fletcher 2012/04/12 14:43:12
    Nikolai Tesla
    Andy Fletcher
    +3
    As an electrician by trade, I go with Tesla.
  • ««Gingey, the Master Debate... 2012/04/12 14:32:58
    Nikolai Tesla
    ««Gingey, the Master Debater of Þ|-|Дэ†»»
    +1
    Fact: Tesla ever married or had children because he was a Eugenicist, and believed that Croatians (his ethnicity) were not up to par.
  • ««Ginge... ««Ginge... 2012/04/12 14:33:23
    ««Gingey, the Master Debater of Þ|-|Дэ†»»
    +1
    Edison was a dirty freaking hack.
  • Bucky ««Ginge... 2012/04/12 18:37:41 (edited)
    Bucky
    Fact: You don't know much about Nikola Tesla.

    Nikola Tesla was born to Serbian parents in the village of Smiljan, Austrian Empire near the town of Gospić, in the territory of modern-day Croatia. His baptismal certificate reports that he was born on 28 June (N.S. 10 July) 1856 to father Milutin Tesla, a priest in the Serbian Orthodox Church. His mother was Đuka Tesla, née Mandić, whose father was also a Serbian Orthodox priest. She was talented in making home craft tools and memorized many Serbian epic poems, but never learned to read. Tesla's biographer John O'Neill relates that "the Tesla and Mandić families originally came from the western part of Serbia near Montenegro."
  • ««Ginge... Bucky 2012/04/12 18:42:43
    ««Gingey, the Master Debater of Þ|-|Дэ†»»
    The fact still stands that he was a eugenicist. No need to be a dick.
  • Bucky ««Ginge... 2012/04/12 18:57:01
    Bucky
    That is true.
    Like many of his era, he developed a fondness for eugenics.
  • T Bevan 2012/04/12 14:30:05
    Nikolai Tesla
    T Bevan
    +2
    In the long run , Edison won the war....

    However Tesla was the true visionary...

    run edison won war tesla true visionary
  • LeroyRo... T Bevan 2012/04/12 17:28:53
    LeroyRogers
    +3
    The electric system we use today was Tesla's, not Edison's. The electric motors that we still use today? Tesla. Flourescent light bulbs? Tesla.
  • Rebel g... LeroyRo... 2012/04/12 20:57:54
    Rebel geek.
    well the old flouresents the new ones where invented by some asin dude
    Random fact XD XD
  • LeroyRo... Rebel g... 2012/04/13 17:49:11
    LeroyRogers
    You can't invent something that has already been invented. You can improve on it, but you can't invent it. And the new ones are basiclly the same-they need higher voltage (ballasts) and mercury.
  • T Bevan LeroyRo... 2012/04/13 02:23:23
  • XENON23 2012/04/12 14:28:04
    Nikolai Tesla
    XENON23
    +1
    Both were great but Tesla was far more out of the box in his thinking and he advanced far more than Edison. But Edison was great also.
  • Amasaman 2012/04/12 14:22:11
    Nikolai Tesla
    Amasaman
    I thought this was a musical showdown, Tesla is a great band! LOL
  • Uranos7 2012/04/12 14:18:10 (edited)
    Nikolai Tesla
    Uranos7
    +3
    I have to go with Tesla as well his theories are still being forwarded by todays scientist and may unlock the anti-gravity drive. here is one application being studied..


    http://www.greenmuze.com/clim... tesla sphere
  • S and S 2012/04/12 13:37:55
  • compufreek 2012/04/12 12:39:30
    Thomas Edison
    compufreek
  • Mr.Steve 2012/04/12 12:38:27
  • S and S Mr.Steve 2012/04/12 13:35:32
  • Mr.Steve S and S 2012/04/12 15:43:31
  • Rebel g... Mr.Steve 2012/04/12 20:58:46
    Rebel geek.
    +1
    no one beleves the time michine because it was barred in Russia!!!!
  • S and S Rebel g... 2012/04/12 21:42:56
  • Mr.Steve Rebel g... 2012/04/14 10:35:57
  • fruitfulmind 2012/04/12 11:56:36 (edited)
    Nikolai Tesla
    fruitfulmind
    +2
    Tesla Rocks!!



    Tesla music
  • Rebel g... fruitfu... 2012/04/12 20:59:25
    Rebel geek.
    +2
    deffent tesla!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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