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didn't invent gunpowder

Rur. did not do anything terribly important. He may be the class president, but he didn't invent gunpowder. What's all this fuss about a movie star? She didn't invent gunpowder!
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In the early days of artillery, the detonation of gunpowder inside a cannon to launch the ball was sometimes overshadowed by the unacceptable detonation of the gun itself, which might gravely injure or kill those in its immediate vicinity.
The remains of the Gunpowder Works, W one of only two in Wales and a W Scheduled Ancient Monument, cling perilously near to the sides of the steep Mellte gorge.
After searching the house, six pistols and pump-action rifles were found there in addition to quantities of spare parts for weapons, machinery used to manufacture spare parts and one kilogram of gunpowder.
Sources said the bomb was prepared with large quantities of ammonium nitrate, nails, detonator, metal sticks and gunpowder mixed with tiny iron pellets (see pics).
Fawkes and his fellow gunpowder |plotters planned to blow up King James I and his government.
com THE GUNPOWDER PLOT W | E CELEBRATE Bonfire Night on November 5 because it is the anniversary of an attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605, a plot which Guy (Guido) Fawkes was part of.
TEHRAN (FNA)- EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Head of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iran Tarja Cronberg received the symbolic award of Wet Gunpowder.
Prelude to revolution; the Salem gunpowder raid of 1775.
After searching the garage of the house, police found six kilos of gunpowder mixture.
QUETTA -- Another plan of massive sabotage activity has been scotched today when Frontier Corps seized over 120 kilograms of gunpowder and huge caches of firearms from the city's suburban area of Dasht late Friday night.
11 -- (BNA) Unidentified gunmen fired gunpowder cartridges targeting sit-in protestors in Tahrir Square in central Cairo early dawn today as President Dr.
Clearly, the man seems to be fired up by, as he puts it, "The uncontrollability and spontaneity of gunpowder building anxiety and expectation.
com)-- Sponsored by the Gunpowder Branch of the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW), award-winning author The Wright Scoop - central Virginia based consultant, lecturer, & wordsmith, Sylvia Hoehns Wright shares marketing tips and strategies.
We have dispatched a field crew to carry out sampling on this new claim block," stated Michael Nott, president of Gunpowder.
Hodgdon, The Gunpowder People, proudly announces the 9th Annual Manual.