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Stuff To Blow Your Mind

HowStuffWorks.com

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture

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Natural Sciences 3

Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert, Joe and Christian as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Tractable Thunder: Early Days of Electricity, Part 2

February 11th, 2016

Episode 687 of 777 episodes

Electricity lost its magic over the course the 18th and 19th centuries. The “invisible fire” steadily transitioned from a mysterious force of wonder to a mundane reality of daily modern life. In this two-part edition of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe explore the various electrical experiments, stunts, inventions, performances, innovations, occultisms and atrocities that transformed the tractable thunder.

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