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  2. Screwdriver - Wikipedia

    Canadian P.L. Robertson, though he was not the first person to patent the idea of socket-head screws, was the first to successfully commercialize them, starting in 1908.. Socket screws rapidly grew in popularity, and are still used for their resistance to wear and tear, compatibility with hex keys, and ability to stop a power tool when

  3. Grand Central Terminal - Wikipedia

    Vanderbilt commissioned John B. Snook to design his new station, dubbed Grand Central Depot, on the site of the 42nd Street depot. Snook's final design was in the Second Empire style. Construction started on September 1, 1869, and the depot was completed by October 1871.

  4. Santa Claus - Wikipedia

    Santa Claus, also known as Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, or simply Santa, is a legendary character originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts on Christmas Eve of toys and candy to well-behaved children, and either coal or nothing to naughty children.

  5. iPhone - Wikipedia

    In the United States market alone for the third quarter of 2010, while there were 9.1 million Android-powered smartphones shipped for 43.6% of the market, Apple iOS was the number two phone operating system with 26.2% but the 5.5 million iPhones sold made it the most popular single device.

  6. Flagstaff, Arizona - Wikipedia,_Arizona

    The primary generating station near Flagstaff is the coal-fired, 995-MW Cholla Power Plant, near Holbrook, which uses coal from the McKinley Mine in New Mexico. Near Page is the coal-fired, 750-MW Navajo Power Plant, supplied by an electric railroad that delivers coal from a mine on the Navajo and Hopi reservations in northern Arizona.

  7. Jackie Gleason - Wikipedia

    Early life. John Herbert Gleason was born on February 26, 1916, at 364 Chauncey Street in the Stuyvesant Heights, now Bedford-Stuyvesant, section of Brooklyn. Named Herbert Walton Gleason, Jr. at birth, he was baptized John Herbert Gleason and grew up at 328 Chauncey Apartment 1A (an address he later used for Ralph and Alice Kramden on The Honeymooners).

  8. Nintendo 3DS - Wikipedia

    Nintendo sold more than 235,000 Nintendo 3DS systems in the United States in August, being the second best-selling dedicated game system for the month. [269] Approximately 8 months after its release, Nintendo of America announced that sales of the Nintendo 3DS had surpassed the original Nintendo DS in its first year, which was approximately 2 ...

  9. Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/January-2007

    Support A bit on the low side and oversharpened, but the lighting appeals to me --Fir0002 01:08, 1 January 2007 (UTC) oppose - artifacts, low contrast blacks. Debivort 04:04, 1 January 2007 (UTC) Weak Oppose Although I like the picture, the technical problems with it (lighting, artifacts, possible aliasing) leads me to oppose.