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Mark Twain (penname of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) in the lab of Nikola Tesla, spring of 1894. Clemens is holding Tesla's experimental vacuum lamp, which is powered by a loop of wire which is receiving electromagnetic energy from a Tesla coil (not visible).

“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive, but it is lightning that does the work.” Image: [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons