Thomas Edison

Lab Track: Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison

Lab Track: Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison

Have you heard of Epic Rap Battles of History? It’s a slickly produced, hilariously inspired series wherein commenters suggest famous historical (or fictional) figures they’d like to see engage in a rap battle, and the creators make those suggestions a reality. There’s Ghandi vs. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rasputin vs. Stalin, Mozart vs. Skrillex…even Doc Brown vs. Doctor Who... »

Mad Quickies 2.13

Mad Quickies 2.13

“The Unfeathered Bird” by Katrina van Grouw. Amazing zoomable illustrations plus a related story. {via Sarafina} Nerd Approved: Dr. Who Valentines. {via @danicamckellar} Wherein naked early modernists get wet in the name of science! Mrs. Alva Erksine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont had suffragette tea towels. {via Surly} Totally stole this from Rebecca. Character Elements. Thomas Edison was a power-nappe... »

Edison on the Shoulders of Giants

Edison on the Shoulders of Giants

Completely coincidentally (or so she would have us believe) Ashley published her amazing How Many Skeptics Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb post on the actual anniversary of the Edison light bulb. I pointed this out in the comments, not because I knew the date off the top of my head, but because I was asked to draw a comic about the event. Here it is below as reposted from Sci-ənce.org as repos... »