Tell that to my great great great uncle Philo Farnsworth who invented television. < tell that to my uhhh fuck i don't have a great uncle
The boy who invented TV : the story of Philo Farnsworth by Kathleen Krull and illustrated by Greg Couch This fascinating picture-book biography of Philo Farnsworth covers his early interest in machines and electricity, leading up to how he put it all together in one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century.
Solar-powered window blinds, soak up sun by day, illuminate the room at night. Interesting concept for emergency power outages. (I poked around looking for these and didn't find them available. Great concept though )
Book recommendations on The Farnsworth Invention. "It's Two ambitious visionaries race against each other to invent a device called "television. Who will unlock the key to the greatest innovation of the century: the ruthless media mog.