Once Again, Tesla Wins the Internet

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The underdog inventor's creations have evolved into a musical instrument of sorts, playing "Dueling Banjos" in a video by FONentertainment on YouTube. The clip is not new but it recently gained viral momentum, popping up Boing Boing, Devour, and Laughing Squid, among other blogs, in the past 24 hours.  Thanks to Stephen Marquez for sending the video our way. 

For more on the man behind the machine, watch the humorous animated biography, The History of Nikola Tesla, by Jeremiah Warren, below.

 

Tesla in his studio in 1899, via Wikimedia Commons

For more videos from FONentertainment, visit the YouTube channel

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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