Shigetaka Kurita: The man who invented emoji

 · Shigetaka Kurita: The man who invented emoji. Written by Jacopo Prisco, CNN. When Shigetaka Kurita created the first emoji in , he had to work within a grid measuring 12 by 12 pixels.

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Musket

A musket is a muzzle-loaded long gun that appeared as a smoothbore weapon in the early 16th century, at first as a heavier variant of the arquebus, capable of penetrating heavy armor. By the mid-16th century, this type of musket went out of use as heavy armor declined, but as the matchlock became standard, the term musket continued as the name given for any long gun with a flintlock, and then.

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First Taylor Swift Dominated Country, Then She Dominated

 · Slate Plus members get ad-free versions of all Slate podcasts, plus extra segments, bonus episodes, and more. Try it free today. Taylor Swift's new album is a reboot of an old album: Fearless.

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Who invented the toothbrush and when was it invented

The first mass-produced toothbrush was made by William Addis of Clerkenwald, England, around . The first American to patent a toothbrush was H. N. Wadsworth, (patent number 18,653,) on Nov. 7, . Mass production of toothbrushes began in America around . One of the first electric toothbrushes to hit the American market was in .

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100 Women: 'Why I invented the glass ceiling phrase'

 · I first used the phrase "glass ceiling" in during a panel discussion about women's aspirations. As I listened, I noted how the () panellists focused on the deficiencies in women's.

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Do You Know Who Really Invented the Wheelbarrow?

 · From Ancient China to Your Backyard According to the history book The Records of the Three Kingdoms, by the ancient historian Chen Shou, the single-wheeled cart today known as a wheelbarrow was invented by the prime minister of Shu Han, Zhuge Liang, in 231 A.D. Liang called his device a "wooden ox."The handles of the cart faced forward (so that it was pulled), and it was used to ….

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Mayonnaise history: Was it invented by the French or the

 · One origin story, repeated in countless secondary sources, holds that the condiment was born in after French forces under the command of ….

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History of Wheel Loaders

 · Later, released their first articulated wheel loader, the 988 in . The fourth in their growing line of wheel loaders, the 988 would become the most popular model still today. With larger load capacity (5 cubic yard bucket), more power (D343 6-cylinder diesel engine), and increased mobility, the 988 was a cornerstone for what.

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JCB Backhoe Loaders

JCB's iconic backhoe loader is as fresh and innovative today as when it was first invented in . We've constantly reinvented it to keep ahead of the competition and provide real solutions to customer needs. Today, we're the world's biggest selling manufacturer, with nearly half of all backhoes sold being a ….

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Who Invented Guns, Rifles, and Machine Guns?

 · Machine Guns . Richard Gatling patented his design of the "Gatling Gun," a six-barreled weapon capable of firing a (then) phenomenal 200 rounds per minute.Hiram Maxim was born in Sangersville, Maine in and was the inventor of the Maxim Machine Gun and the Maxim Silencer. In , a friend of American inventor Hiram Maxim told him: "If you wanted to make a lot of money, ….

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Who built the first automobile?

 · Benz's three-wheeled vehicle, which he first drove in , was the first to combine an internal combustion engine with an integrated chassis, while Daimler's motorized carriage (invented with.

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Detailed History of the Washing Machine

This time-saving appliance first appeared in the s while its modern version first came out in . ... Invented by Alva J. Fisher, this machine was marketed by Hurley Machine Company. ... the front loader and the top loader. Top loaders come with a vertical cylinder and clothes are loaded into the machine from the top.

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The History of Electricity

Joseph Henry invented the electrical relay, used to send electrical currents long distances. Thomas Davenport invented the electric motor, an invention that is used in most electrical appliances today. Sir William Robert Grove developed the first fuel cell, a device that produces electrical energy by combining hydrogen and oxygen.

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Who Invented Guns, Rifles, and Machine Guns?

 · Machine Guns . Richard Gatling patented his design of the "Gatling Gun," a six-barreled weapon capable of firing a (then) phenomenal 200 rounds per minute.Hiram Maxim was born in Sangersville, Maine in and was the inventor of the Maxim Machine Gun and the Maxim Silencer. In , a friend of American inventor Hiram Maxim told him: "If you wanted to make a lot of money, ….

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Skid

 · History. The first three-wheeled, front-end loader was invented by brothers Cyril and Louis Keller in Rothsay, Minnesota, in . The Kellers built the loader to help a farmer, Eddie Velo, mechanize the process of cleaning turkey manure from his barn.

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A History of the Passport

 · The Contentious History of the Passport. The concept of a worldwide passport standard is relatively new, created in the aftermath of the First World War.

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Gehl History

Gehl construction, agriculture and industrial compact equipment and parts. Our full line of skid steer loaders, track loaders, articulated loaders, compact excavators, telescopic handlers, pavers and parts offer the latest in compact equipment technology.

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Autoloader

History. Autoloaders were developed at the beginning of World War II.Their first combat use was in "tank-buster" aircraft such as the 75 mm caliber Bordkanone BK 7,5 cannon-equipped Henschel Hs 129 B-3. Every Soviet and Russian-derived tank since the T-64 main battle tank has used an autoloader. Their use has been mostly shunned by American and British tanks, despite the American T22E1 ….

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When was the speedloader invented?

 · The first two that I ever heard of were HKS and DADE. I believe they were the first 2 mass produced modern speedloaders. There was a lot of debate about which was better. Kinda like the VHS/Beta wars. This was about or so. For what it's worth Dirty ….

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The History of Glass

But in the 1st century BC, Syrian craftsmen invented the blow pipe. This revolutionary discovery made glass production easier, faster and cheaper. Glass production flourished in the Roman Empire and spread from Italy to all countries under its rule. In AD the Egyptian city of Alexandria was the most important center of glass manufacture.

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How a NASA Scientist Accidentally Invented the Super

 · Dr. Lonnie Johnson might be one of the most brilliant inventors of our time. He holds over 100 patents, including ones for the Super Soaker and the Nerf gun.

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Who Invented the Railroad?

 · The invention of the railroad benefited countries that embraced it. The Industrial Revolution, which is known to have taken off first in Great Britain, was boosted by the invention of the railroad. The industrial revolution would not have been successful if the railroad was not invented.

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The History of the Sugar Industry

From the 's to the 's great advances were made in cane loaders. In the 's Toft built a hydraulic cane loader and the 's heralded the arrival of a front end loader. Most harvesters being developed had cutters to cut the tops off the cane stalks and in the 's a ….

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The Dual History of the Backhoe Loader

 · In , JCB shipped the first backhoe loader to the United States — the 4C. By the mid-s, JCB began manufacturing the 1CX skid steer backhoe loader, and in the late '90s, the company produced its 200,000th backhoe loader, cementing its status as the No. 1 backhoe loader ….

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The Origins of Cross Country

 · It's cross country season, when thousands of high school and college runners become harriers. They join the field, race with the pack, take hurdles in stride, cover the course, run in to the.

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Small Arms from to

There are a total of [ 9 ] Small Arms from to entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country ….

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Welcome to October Country

Welcome to October Country. We are the premier manufacturer of a full line of brass accessories including our own Sure Grip Jags, Shooting Supplies, Possible Bag, and Powder Horns made here in North Idaho.. We have a full line of the finest array of accessories assembled under one roof.

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