American inventor and engineer best known for inventing the steamboat and one of the world’s earliest torpedoes. He started the first commercial steamboat service from New York to Albany on the Hudson river. Fulton was commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte to design the first practical submarine in history, the Nautilus.
Wingdings included since Windows 3.1 has been the center of a strange controversy. The dingbat font contains many popular and common shapes that can quickly be incorporated in documents. In the original font, typing the three letters 'NYC' in sequence, would display skull-cross bones, star of David and thumbs up sign. Some people interpreted as an antisemitic message and raised a big hue and cry over it. In later versions, the symbols were changed to eye, heart and skyline, which is like a hat tip to the famous "I ♥ NY" logo designed by Milton Glaser. [more...]