This is some guy testing his new Faraday suit with a Tesla coil playing the Imperial March. It looks like fun. And by fun I mean this guy is nuts. I don't care how harmless it is, you just don't go messing around with something that looks that much like lightning. Reminds me of the time I accidentally broke one of those plasma lamps at Spencer's Gifts. You know what happened? An electric plasma ball escaped and blew up the food court. Also, it told me to look under a dressing room door at Victoria's Secret. True story.
Note: Video is after the jump due to its electrifying nature. You know, or to keep scripts on the front page to a minimum.
This is a rendition of the Dr. Who theme as performed on Tesla coils at the recent Makers Faire in San Mateo, CA. I'd make love to it -- aaaand a Victor... / Continue →
This is a video of lightning filmed in slow motion. It is wicked awesome and restored my faith in God.
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Well we've seen Tesla coils making music before, and we've even seen a pretty wicked plasma speaker, and now -- a Tesla coil guitar amp. Unfortunately, I don't have any more information on the thing, so I'll make some up. The device was actually constructed by the thunder god... / Continue →