Benjamin’s Armonica

I’m sure you know about Benjamin Franklin being the first to label the electricity as positive and negative as well as the first to discover the principle of the conservation of charge.

But did you know that Franklin also played the violin, harp and guitar?

If you have ever wet your finger and played a note on the rim of your glass during a boring dinner party, you would know how much fun that is. Well, Franklin went a step further and invented this musical instrument called the armonica:


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