World Columbian Exposition

We all are witnessing Football World Cup craze at this moment. It is considered to be the world’s largest sporting event after Olympics. 32 nations are participating from all over the world with nearly 550 players actually playing in it. Around millions of spectators are expected to witness live action. Similarly back in year 1893, there was a huge event held in America with 46 nations and 2.8 crore people participating in it, this was not a sporting event, it was the world’s largest cultural and scientific exhibition of that time. It was known as World Columbian Exposition. Let us briefly what the World Columbian Expo was.

The World’s Columbian Exposition (the official shortened name for the World’s Fair: Columbian Exposition, Chicago) was one huge Fair held in Chicago in year 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival on the American land in 1492. The exposition was located on a huge area of 630 acres. A large water pool representing the long voyage Columbus took to the American continent stood as the iconic centerpiece of the Fair. The fair featured nearly 200 new (temporary) buildings of neoclassical architectures. It included exhibits on agricultural, liberal arts, mining, machinery, electricity, transportation, construction. The fair was also a display of various cultures worldwide.

Dr. Nikola Tesla – Father of Humanoid Robotics

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Humanist Tesla

Life presents everyone with many ups and downs. Failure in our work, loss of a loved one or even a mere financial loss is sufficient to push the most optimistic individual into depression. Then just imagine how difficult it would be when one has to witness destruction of his dreams, his achievements and everything that he has worked for in his life. It indeed must be utterly devastating. Faced with

Fire at Dr. Nikola Tesla’s Laboratory

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1st of May 1893 marked the commencement of the World Columbian Exposition in a grand style and in full swing. There were almost hundred thousand (one lakh) people witnessing this great fair on the very first day. The spectators enjoyed the Exposition throughout the day visiting various places, buildings and special exhibits, and as the night fell, they were amazed as if a casting spell fell at the venue. Those

World Columbian Exposition

We all are witnessing Football World Cup craze at this moment. It is considered to be the world’s largest sporting event after Olympics. 32 nations are participating from all over the world with nearly 550 players actually playing in it. Around millions of spectators are expected to witness live action. Similarly back in year 1893, there was a huge event held in America with 46 nations and 2.8 crore people

Some more honours for Dr. Nikola Tesla

Dr. Nikola Tesla returned to New York after his Europe tour. With fond memories and the grief of loss of his mother Dr. Tesla again began his experimental work in his laboratory. But soon he overcame and conquered this sorrow. It was the same year of 1892 when Dr. Nikola Tesla actually received two of the most prestigious honours. Before his return to New York, Dr. Nikola Tesla was invited