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It is said he was born at the stroke of midnight during a thunderstorm. His mother exclaimed he would be a child of light. In his lifetime, Tesla would produce nearly 300 patents including an AC induction motor that would drive mankind toward the modern power grid. He would go on to explore wireless energy, receive a message from outer space, and develop a death ray, earthquake machine, and force field generator. Upon his death, it is said the FBI looted his designs and notes, hiding them away from the general public. In this episode we attempt to separate fact from fiction and look into the possibility that some of the conspiracies may in fact be real.