Spinning Wheel

A spinning wheel is a device for spinning thread or yarn from natural or synthetic fibres. Spinning wheels appeared in Asia, probably in the 11th century, and very gradually replaced hand spinning with spindle and distaff. Spinning machinery, such as the spinning jenny and spinning frame, displaced the spinning wheel during the Industrial Revolution.
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  • Twitter Joins Reddit and Netflix in Net Neutrality Protest

    … for full-speed access to the most popular internet websites, which includes social media portals such as Twitter and Facebook. To show that they are taking part some of these platforms will display a spinning wheel – a familiar icon for slow loading speed – but will otherwise run normally. Help us defeat the spinning wheel of death tomorrow: https…

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