Nikola Tesla, the Serbian-American inventor, is a favorite of steampunks everywhere. We’ve heard a lot about his eccentricities, but here are ten more fascinating facts about the man. See the video now on You-Tube.
Tag: Mark Twain
Happy Birthday, Sam Clemens! (a.k.a. Mark Twain)
The great American writer and humorist Samuel Clemens was born today in 1835. Though the classics as written by “dead white males” have fallen into disfavor in academic circles, he remains one of our nation’s outstanding talents. He’s definitely a favorite of mine, because he was irreverent and cynical but also somewhat idealistic. That’s […]