17th July 2024

Edison’s dream of a world of concrete


Thomas Edison is known for his discoveries of several devices, conspicuous among them being the light bulb and the phonograph. What is not so well known is that he once owned the largest cement plant in the world. It is said that he dreamt of a future in which millions of Americans would not only live in concrete houses but also sleep on concrete beds and play music on concrete pianos.

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