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The Genius of the Reticent Inventor – Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell made the first long-distance telephone call in 1892, reaching Chicago from New York photo: Stefano Bianchetti

by Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher   “The Boston Advertiser prints an interesting account of an experiment in carrying out a conversation by word of mouth over a telegraph wire, made by Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson. … In a distance of two miles, with Mr. Bell in Boston and Mr. Watson in Cambridge, conversation was […]

Ken’s Korner: 12-lb. gold nugget found in Australia

Ken’s Korner: 12-lb. gold nugget found in Australia

Ken’s Korner: 12-lb. gold nugget found in Australia News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall A massive gold nugget weighing 177 ounces (a little over 12 lbs.) has been discovered by an Australian prospector fanning the ground with a hand-held metal detector. The find was made in the town […]