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Tractable Thunder: Early Days of Electricity, Part 2

February 11, 2016 19:18

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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. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at [www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm](http://www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm) And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit Read more
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