The rather creepy 19th-century machine that spoke with a human voice

Euphonia was a bizarre sight to behold: a machine bearing a disembodied woman's head attached to bellows that reportedly spoke with a "sepulchral" voice. But it was also the most advanced talking machine of its day, one that may have links to the invention of the telephone. » 7/13/13 10:30am 7/13/13 10:30am