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Buy a Brick, Help Build the Nikola Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla Museum Indiegogo

The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman is a huge fan of Nikola Tesla. So much so that he’s made several comics explaining the awesomeness of Nikola and his contributions to the field of electricity. Back in 2012, Inman launched a crowdfunding campaign to buy the property of Tesla’s former laboratory. Now he’s back on Indiegogo with another campaign, and this time, he wants to build a museum honoring–you guessed it–Nikola Tesla.

Inman got Elon Musk to donate a million dollars to the cause. Now it’s time up to us to raise the rest. The goal of this campaign is to fund the removal of hazardous materials on the property and the renovation of the Stanford White building.

Donate $125 and your name (or whatever message you choose) will be engraved on a brick that will be used to build the Tesla museum. Pledge larger amounts and you’ll get bigger brick and some extra perks to book. You can check out the campaign on Indiegogo here.

[ Indiegogo ] VIA [ C|NET ]

Mini Museum Fits Right Into Your Pocket

Mini Museum

Lunar and martian rocks, mummy wrap, dinosaur eggs and dino dung–these are just some of the things you’ll find suspended in the Mini Museum. And when they say “mini,” they really meant mini because they measure only a couple inches long and wide. Conceptualized by Hans Fex, the mini museums will come in small sizes, with the small one containing 11 specimens, the medium one containing 22 specimens, and the large one containing 33 specimens.

Basically the relics will come from Hans’ collection, which he gathered from various continents for last the 35 years. He will be breaking these down into smaller pieces and embed them in clear resin for the mini museums.

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