Comic Site The Oatmeal Launches Serious Fundraiser to Save Tesla Tower

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August 16, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!

Comic website The Oatmeal is on a mission to save the Tesla Tower.

Matthew Inman, the site’s creator, has launched a fundraiser called “Operation Let’s Build a Goddamn Tesla Museum.” The goal? To convert Wardenclyffe, Tesla’s laboratory located in Shoreham, NY, into a museum and science center honoring the Serbian-American inventor. The tower was designed to transmit free wireless energy to the world, but Tesla lost funding before the project was completed.

Wardenclyffe was demolished in 1917, but the land, laboratory and foundation beneath it still exist. Recently, the tower went up for sale, and the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe, a local nonprofit group, is trying to raise…
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