Sep 25, 2012
The story we all learned as children about Benjamin Franklin discovering lightning with a kite has shreds of truth in it, as many myths do, but that’s not how it really went down. Thankfully, artist Jason Heuser has set the record straight…
In 1752, before Ben Franklin invented Pizza, Gameboy, the iPad2 or Mexican food, he was contemplating how to conquer electricity. Being the genius he was he decided go get it at its source, this being Zeus…. This is a painting capturing the exact moment the battle started.
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