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Fascinating Facts About AK-47 Rifle Which You Didn’t Know

You are very much familiar with AK-47, but you hardly know the story behind it. Who made it? Why it is so valuable and why it is so sought?????

We are going to tell you the interesting story of the world’s largest selling assault rifle.

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You will get surprised to know that army of 106 countries adopted and the blueprint of this assault rifle is not designed in any laboratory or by any scientist but in a mind of an unhealthy person lying on a hospital bed. This gun was invented by Mikhail Kalashnikov, who passed away in 2013. The name of this automatic rifle is on Mikhail Kalashnikov. It now became world’s most popular and widely used weapon.

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This is an automatic weapon of Mikhail that’s why it is named as Avtomat Kalashnikova later pronounced as Automatic Kalashnikov. Initial models face some difficulties later on in 1947 Mikhail Kalashnikov completed the design. It was hard to pronounce so shortened as AK-47. AK has much more different versions including AK-74 & AK-103. AK-47 is a weapon which can be fired accurately inside the wire, the speed of the bullet is so fast that even friction inside water is unable to reduce it.

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This rifle is very simple and can be constructed very quickly, which is why it is the only rifle which is the most copied concept in the world. This is the only weapon which can be used in every type of environment and can be cleaned within a minute.

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The rifle is a mixture of all previous gun technologies. If we talk about its specifications technically, its locking feature is taken from M1 Grand rifle. The trigger and safety lock is applied from Remington rifle model 8, However gas system and exterior design is adapted from S.T.G. 44. It can shoot both semi-automatic and automatically. Old bullets fall out from the rifle due to Recoil technology, and its shocks results to fill new cartridges. 7.62 X 39 mm is the size of cartridge used in it, which travels with the speed of 710 m/sec having a range of about 400 meters.

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Ever Wondered Why Number Pad On Phones And Calculators Have Reversed Layouts? Here’s Why?

Have you ever wondered that why number pad on phones and calculator are in reversed layouts? Interesting question, Right? Phones have 1-2-3 on the top row, while calculators have 1-2-3 on the bottom row. Why was this pattern adopted? Is there any logic behind it?

Let’s see, what’s the reason behind it?

The early 1900s rotary telephones which were invented in the US.

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The number pad on this phone had holes with the number contained from 1-9 and then 0 after the number 9.

By the 60s, The keypad telephones were developed.

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Before push-button phones were officially released…

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Before the released of push-button phones, they performed lots of studies on how to arrange the numbers that there will be fewer possibilities of error while dialing.

According to the applied psychology, people arrange the figures in order in which they usually read them.

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Then the companies realized that there would be a lot of patterns to arrange these numbers, like…

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But they adopt the logical ones that the people would expect.

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Later a study conducted by the Belly lab in the 1960s,

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As per the study report, People preferred a pattern that involved two horizontal rows of numbers. Apparently, it is the quickest way and had fewer possibilities of dialing errors.

The first handheld calculator was invented in Texas, In 1967.

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In this device, they placed the buttons that had the numbers in reversed order like, 7-8-9 on the top row and 1-2-3 on the bottom row. Complete reversed pattern of phones’ Number pad. Hopefully, this design was inspired by the desktop adding machines.

But now, we have two standardized Number patterns and are used to it.

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8 Upcoming Technologies Which Will Lead The World To New Era

We Living in the smart world. Now every day we are moving one step ahead in the technology era. As the comforts we are having with gazettes,  are really very cool and amazing. Here top 8 technologies, for which world are awaiting.
These revolutionary concepts defiantly will change the real life.

#1. Google Glass

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Google takes his big step to develop google glass. It is an optical head-mounted display,shapes a pair of the eyeglass.In a nutshell, we can say, by using this glass, you will be able to view social media updates, text, feeds and much more. GPS navigation is on your hands, you can capture images on the way too.
Presently device is available for developers @1500$, but other some tech companies trying to found an economical solution of the Google glass for their customers.

#2. Form 1

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This 3 D Printing Device released in October 2012 after so many controversies. And it is the product which makes your digital design into a real life product. This product can be yours at @2799$. Sounds the price is high. But as we see the use this 3D printer, whatever our imagination have the shape, cost looks fine.

#3. Oculus Rift

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In the age of Gaming, looks this stuff is very cool. This headset creates the environment, where you can feel, that your inside in the video game. It feels it’s just beginning of the revolution. And all of this you can enjoy at just @300$.

#4. Leap Motion –

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Long Working on a multi-touch desktop is a very fatigue task, However, Leap Motion has discovered the new way to use it. It allows you to control desktop with fingers, without touching it.
Without the use of motion sensor, Leap motion allows you to use or surfing the web pages, scrolling contents on the web and much more. All this you can own this in future at just 70$.

#5. Eye Tribe

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Basically this is eye tracking technology. This technology combining with a front end camera, with some serious system algorithm.

#6. Smart Things

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Devices are having one major and common issue, that they can’t interact and synchronize with each other properly. With this smart things, you can get  all kind of sensors like smoke alarms, pressure, humid and vibrations too. Amazingly all performed by your cell phone.

#7. Firefox OS –

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Whereas already two OS present in the market already, which is IOS and Android, Firefox decided to launch his new OS, Firefox OS.  By the use of OS, the user can perform needed task, like surfing, browsing, call up a friend and much more like ios and android.

#8. Google Driver-less Car

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Imagination needs new inventions always. A search engine company Google has  released his new invention in the market. The car has powered by Artificial Intelligence that takes the input from inbuilt cameras inside the car, and some sensors which are used in different parts of Car. In the successful run, Car has completed 1609 kilometer successful journey without human command.