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In February, the Unicode Consortium, a non-profit organization that manages characters and text represented by computer systems, accepted 5 new emoji characters (face with one eyebrow raised, dumpling, fortune cookie, takeout box, and chopsticks) as candidates for emojis which are to be released in 2017.

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of the Republic of the Congo has won another term in the presidential elections recently held in the nation. He has been the president for 32 years of the past 37 years. There are numerous complaints that the elections were extremely unfair.

The word “o.k.” was first used 177 years ago on March 23 in an article for the American newspaper Boston Morning Post.

Here are four videos. One is the evolution of the desk, the second is Aladdin as told by Emoji, then a puzzle, and the last is about OK.


Image Credits: http://blog.emojipedia.org for the emoji image

Sources: time.com, http://www.unicode.org, New York Times, http://bestreviews.com/top-office-chairs#transformation-of-the-office