Gallery: The Oatmeal Cartoonist Helps Raise $1 Million to Turn Old Niko...

 

Matthew Inman, better known as the creator of the online cartoon, “The Oatmeal“, may quite possibly have pulled off the greatest feat of crowdsourcing in recent memory.  After hearing that Nikola Tesla’s derelict old Wardenclyffe laboratory in New York was in danger of of being sold or knocked down, the cartoonist made a plea to the internet community to raise funds to purchase the $1.6 million parcel.  Within the first 6 hours, The Oatmeal had raised a quarter of a million dollars, and the figure is steadily rising.

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  1. bthinker August 25, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    The most important huamn to ever exist, without which none of us would have come to be. AC current, Xray, Radio, Induction motor, brushless motor, solar panel, Television, Remote controled devices, anything that uses waves to operate. He was the king of science. I’d advise you all look into his self biography or documentory by phenomena/ the genius who lit the world.

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