Felling the Wood: Tinder Sucks

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The following is an excerpt from a piece originally seen on Lady Clever:

‘Here’s a story: Girl walks into a bar. Girl sees her friends. Girl walks straight towards her friends because, man, these people are awesome! Girl orders a drink, talks to her friends, gets drunk with her friends. Girl lets the world disappear around her because she is so focused on having a great time. Girl leaves the bar, having not done one scan of the place looking for someone to, I don’t know, even make out with. Girl is single forever because she never took the time to look around the room. Ever.

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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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