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Was Nikola Tesla a genius?

SOME SAY NIKOLA TESLA WAS A FAILURE, AND SOME SAY HE WAS A GENIUS. BUT WHO WAS HE? AND WHAT DID HE DO?

Nikola Tesla is said to have invented many things. He is referred to as the father of modern technology. It’s a bold statement, which is why it’s so hotly contested. Tesla was born in Serbia in 1856, and was educated in Czechoslovakia and Hungary. He was a strange child, but incredibly intelligent. He loved science and mathematics and was always creating things around his house. He had compulsive disorders, but could speak seven languages. He eventually moved to New York in 1884, at 28, and worked with Thomas Edison.

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Good news! The latest issue of Hot English (182 – the July issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 15 really useful verbs + prepositions! Learn how to use these really useful expressions. Plus, 12 useful words for talking about exercising, 10 useful words for talking about the countryside, 12 useful words for talking about mobile phones, 8 useful words and expressions for sayin goodbye, “square” idioms, “spending and saving” phrasal verbs... plus: Language – the use of capital letters. Quiz – are you obsessive? Vocabulary – “seeing” verbs. Phone English – ordering food to go. Medical – travel nurses. Film – a clip from Gone with the Wind. US culture – an American summer. Literature – female author name changes. Food – chicken and rice dish. Music – Tina Turner – simply the best. Festivals – the Music Fortress! Mystery – four famous conspiracy theories. Social – how to make small talk! Business – top tips on giving a presentation! Marketing – four famous PR disasters! Science – Nikola Tesla. Slang – learn some useful slang terms! AND LOTS, LOTS MORE! By reading and listening to all this great content, you'll improve your English reading and listening skills and learn up to 300 useful words or expressions. Plus, you'll get a better job and pass English-language exams more easily. Guaranteed!
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