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Electric Vocabulary (The Secret Origins of Modern Gadgetry’s Most Basic Elements)

Electric Vocabulary is an animation examining the history of electricity and how the most basic elements of all modern gadgetry came to be. Narrated by James Sheils and animated by TED-Ed, the video is a fascinating look at how “battery”, “charge”, “electron” and other electrical words were coined and how, at the end of the day, Benjamin Franklin was a very inventive prankster.

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