Biggest Rivalries of All Times

1. Tesla vs. Edison

source Once an avid fan of edison and his marvelous inventions, nicola tesla later came to be known as one of edison’s arch enemies. the quest to make their individual inventions (tesla’s ac current, and edison’s direct current, or dc) the standard for electronic devices, put them at loggerheads. the feud between the two was so deep and so cold that on tesla’s death, the new york times quoted edison as saying, “he had no hobby, cared for no sort of amusement of any kind and lived in utter disregard of the most elementary rules of hygiene.”

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