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Nikola Tesla Wi-Fi Statue Pays Tribute to the Great Inventor

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Nikola Tesla dreamt of building wireless systems of communication—but while he laid the groundwork for future inventors to carry out that vision, he himself never lived to see it. So in 2013, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dorrian Porter decided to pay tribute to the great inventor by building a statue of Tesla that provides free Wi-Fi to the surrounding area.

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The Biggest Thing to Happen in the East Room of the White House
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The East Room of the White House has been the location of many important events, but nothing will ever be as big as this one.

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Advice from the CIA's 'Simple Sabotage Field Manual'
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During WWII, the CIA published The Simple Sabotage Field Manual, which provided a number of ways to quietly disrupt the system.

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