A Boy. A Beard. A Blurb: Alexander Graham Bell

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The following is an excerpt from a piece originally seen on Harry’s Five O’Clock Mag:

Ever feel like the billion streams of communication currently at your disposal—Twitter, Tumblr, BBM, Facebook DM, iMessage, GChat, iChat, WhatsApp—are prematurely salt-and-peppering your steeze? Blame Alexander Graham Bell, who blew minds when he created the first practical telephone in 1876. While these days we take for granted the fact we can be virtually anywhere at any time, teleporting yourself into meetings in Beijing while you sit on your sofas wearing PJs, Bell’s telephone was the first time you could talk to someone who was, like, not in the same room as you. A proper wizard, this man. 

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