February 27, 2013 - 1:32pm
Author Ernest Freeberg illuminates The Filson with the story of the lightbulb
I’m really glad I’m writing about lightbulbs today. I’m also really glad human beings are going to talk about lighbulbs tonight. Author and historian Ernest Freeberg will present the glowing story of the modern age tonight at The Filson Historical Society with his new book, ‘The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America’. Rediscover the lightbulb starting at 6pm.
Nights in the city are orange.  Have you seen?  Watch what happens:You throw back your head and look to the heavens and the universe is not actually there.  Gone are the Pleiades.  The Big Dipper.  No flicker of Rigel, Bellatrix or Betelgeuse.  You’ll never see a...
February 7, 2013 - 11:00am
The Thomas Edison House is celebrating the inventor's 166th birthday this Saturd
Thomas Edison, the man with over 1000 invention patents, has a birthday this month. Celebrate at his Lousiville home on Saturday with a birthday cake shaped like a light bulb. Yes, you read that correctly.
Do you enjoy movies?Do you enjoy listening to records?Are you a fan of having electricity readily available in your home?Do you lean more towards Direct Current as opposed to Alternating Current?Well, me too (except for the DC versus AC part) and we all have the famous Wizard of Menlo Park to thank...