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Nikola Tesla's 21st century predictions


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#1    Saru

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 11:39 AM

Tesla predicted a great many things about the future and much of it turned out to be spot on.

Smithsonian Magazine said:

In the 1930s journalists from publications like the New York Times and Time magazine would regularly visit Nikola Tesla at his home on the 20th floor of the Hotel Governor Clinton in Manhattan. There the elderly Tesla would regale them with stories of his early days as an inventor and often opined about what was in store for the future.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 01:22 PM

Tesla was an intelligent man but I don't think coffee, tea and tobacco use will go away all together at least not for a very long time.  We still spend more on war than education.


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 01:44 PM

He managed to light up a room without electricity, but died before telling anyone how he did it, nor did he leave any notes about it. He was a fascinating man.


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 01:45 PM

Tesla was something special, sadly didn't fit into our nasty system because he was too good for it.

This tribute on the Oatmeal is brilliant:

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla


If it was up to Tesla we would all have free energy.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 03:07 PM

Tesla you madman! Fire-up the death machine!! Someone didn't learn their lesson..lol


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 04:11 PM

We are all under the thumb of murdering power hungry over grown children. Boy Tesla intellect is needed today with mass murder staring in the face.


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 04:17 PM

'' Often
regarded as one of the foremost
visionaries of his time, Tesla
foresaw a future in which scientific
advancement would take
precedence in society over war and
politics, natural food and clean air
would be more greatly valued''
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bit of an epic fail there then huh.....?


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 04:24 PM

View PostCoffey, on 22 April 2013 - 01:45 PM, said:

View PostCoffey, on 22 April 2013 - 01:45 PM, said:


This tribute on the Oatmeal is brilliant:

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla

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yes, it is!
:-)

Edited by shrooma, 22 April 2013 - 04:26 PM.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 04:36 PM

View PostCoffey, on 22 April 2013 - 01:45 PM, said:

Tesla was something special, sadly didn't fit into our nasty system because he was too good for it.

This tribute on the Oatmeal is brilliant:

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla


If it was up to Tesla we would all have free energy.

Saved, redistributed. That is an awesome read. Googling his NYC tower-of-free-power now

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 04:51 PM

Pure Genius,I would put him above Einstein.


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 11:06 PM

The powers that be during Tesla's days did not want anything they couldn't put a price on, so when it came to free energy...that flew out the door right away...yes, the world would have benefited from this visionaries inventions. Unfortunately, it is the elite and a few corporate giants that will continue to put stops to some of men's greatest inventions, all due to greed and power.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 11:08 PM

Well above anyone..


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 11:42 PM

Tesla doesn't nearly get the credit he deserves, true visionary.


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:07 AM

A true genius and visionary, he was the future!   His life had a very sad ending.  The world was just  not ready for free energy because of corporate politics of greed.   His projects were not embraced as well as they should have been and the conspiracy people back then accused him of the "death ray" and being an ally to the Germans and destroyed his "treasonous"  energy transmission towers.  He had many unpublished works that were put into a museums and in his home country under lock and key.  Maybe in another hundred years they will come out and he will be appreciated for the visionary he was :)


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:30 AM

Tesla invented wi fi





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