Charity surpasses goal to buy Tesla lab, now aims to set up museum on site

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This article was posted on 08/29/2012.

Goal quickly achieved thanks to support from popular blog “The Oatmeal”

BY JEFFREY BAUSCH

Matthew Inman, the brilliant mind behind renowned comic-blog “The Oatmeal” recently used his online clout to popularize a charity he set up on crowd-funding platform IndieGoGo, with the goal of raising the funds necessary for a non-profit organization to secure Nikola Tesla’s final laboratory in Shoreham, New York, for the future development of a Tesla museum.

The original goal was $850,000. At the time that this article has gone live, his charity has raised close to $1.2 million . . . with 32 days to go.

Giving Tesla the respect he deserves (finally)

Nikola Tesla can be considered many things: inventor, physicist, engineer, scientist; one thing he is not, however, is respected. Just ask any student of the American education system if they’ve heard his name before or if they’re more familiar with names like Edison and Marconi. . . . Read Complete Report

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