Posts Tagged 'Alexander Graham Bell'

5 Famous Inventors Who Stole Their Big Idea

mad-science-s

This Cracked article purports that Galileo, Alexander Graham Bell, Einstein, Edison, and Alexander Fleming stole their greatest inventions. I think “stole” is too strong; “built upon” or “borrowed” or even “refined” would be more accurate. Even given that, I think the back stories presented are fascinating.

Read all 5 stories HERE.

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The First Prank Phone Call – 1884!

NetworkWorld presented this little nugget –

Unless it turns out that Alexander Graham Bell didn’t really want to see Watson – that he was just goofing on the guy – then the first documented prank phone call would appear to have occurred about eight years after that famous 1876 exchange … and at the expense of an undertaker in Providence, R.I.

Read more HERE

 

 


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