These 10 Historical Facts Will Leave You Awestruck!

  1. To discourage the use of alternating current Thomas Edison publicly electrocuted animals mercilessly!

He was so determined to ruin the reputation of Westinghouse’s AC in favour of his own direct current, he had his technicians electrocute several animals, including stray cats and unwanted livestock. He even started to refer to people who had been electrocuted as having been “Westinghoused”. Some lack of humanity there!


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