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Antique Fruit Jar
A Mason jar — named after John Landis Mason, who patented it in 1858 — is a molded glass jar used in home canning to preserve food. The jar's mouth has a screw thread on its outer perimeter to accept a metal ring or "band". The band, when screwed down, presses a separate stamped steel disc-shaped lid against the jar's rim. An integral rubber ring on the underside of the lid creates a hermetic seal. The bands and lids usually come with new jars, but they are also sold separately. While the bands are reusable, the lids are intended for single-use when canning. Largely supplanted by other products and methods for commercial canning, such as tin cans and plastic containers, glass jars and metal lids are still commonly used in home canning. In home canning, food is packed into the Mason jar, leaving some empty "head space" between the level of food and the top of the jar. The lid is placed on top of the jar with the integral rubber seal resting on the rim
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John Landis Mason
John Landis Mason (1832 in Vineland, New Jersey – February 26, 1902) was an American tinsmith and the patentee of the metal screw-on lid for antique fruit jars that have come to be known as Mason jars. Many such jars were printed with the line "Mason's Patent Nov 30th 1858".[1] He also invented the first screw top salt shaker in 1858. In 1858, Mason invented a square-shouldered jar with threaded screw-top, matching lid, and rubber ring for an airtight seal – the Mason jar. Until the 1830s, long before refrigeration and hothouse gardens, many fruits and vegetables had been available only seasonally, but the recent development of jars had made canning a practical alternative to drying, pickling, or smoking to preserve food. Prior to Mason's innovation, jars had a flat, un-threaded top, across which a tin flat lid was laid and sealed with wax
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Sterilization (microbiology)
Sterilization refers to any process that removes, kills, or deactivates all forms of life (in particular referring to microorganisms such as fungi, bacteria, viruses, spores, unicellular eukaryotic organisms such as Plasmodium, etc.) and other biological agents like prions present in a specific surface, object or fluid, for example food or biological culture media.[1][2] Sterilization can be achieved through various means, including heat, chemicals, irradiation, high pressure, and filtration. Sterilization is distinct from disinfection, sanitization, and pasteurization, in that those methods reduce rather than eliminate all forms of life and biological agents present
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Weck Jar
A Weck jar is a molded glass jar used in canning to preserve food.[1] It is popularly used for jam preservation, for its minimal look and foolproof rubber gasket with a glass lid.[2][3] Weck jars were created by the J. WECK Company in Germany, who began selling them in 1895.[4] They were initially sold in Germany and began selling outside of Germany in 1902. It soon became the most popular home canning system in Europe.[citation needed] This system uses glass jars ranging from 35 ml (1.2 US fl oz) to 2.7 l (91 US fl oz), reusable rubber seals, and glass lids. During the canning process the lids are secured by steel tension clips which can be removed once a vacuum seal has formed. During storage the vertical position of the rubber seal's external tongue indicates the status of the sealing
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Flip-top

A flip-top, swing-top, or Quillfeldt stopper (after the inventor, Charles de Quillfeldt) is a type of closure frequently used for bottles containing carbonated beverages, such as beer or mineral water. The mouth of the bottle is sealed by a stopper, usually made of porcelain or plastic, fitted with a rubber gasket and held in place by a set of wires. The bottle can be opened and resealed repeatedly and without the use of a bottle opener, with the wires acting in the same way as a latch clamp. The flip-top was the dominant method of sealing beer and mineral water bottles prior to the invention of the crown cork. This is sometimes called a bail closure.

Prior to the creation of the flip-top bottle, bottles were often made from blown glass and sealed with a cork, which was difficult to open by hand and often unreliable, particularly for carbonated beverages such as mineral water or beer
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Newell Brands
Newell Brands is an American worldwide manufacturer, marketer and distributor of consumer and commercial products with a portfolio of brands including: Rubbermaid storage and trash containers, home organization and reusable container products, Contigo and Bubba water bottles, Coleman outdoor products, writing instruments (Berol, Expo Markers, PaperMate, Dymo, Mr. Sketch, Parker Pens, Sharpie, Reynolds, Prismacolor, Rotring, X-acto, Waterman), glue (Elmer's, Krazy Glue), children's products (Aprica, Nuk, Tigex, Babysun, Baby Jogger and Graco), First Alert alarm systems, Calphalon cookware and kitchen electrics, Sunbeam, Rival, Crock-Pot, Holmes, FoodSaver, Oster, Osterizer, and Mr
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National Day Calendar
Marlo Anderson (born October 23, 1962) is a technology talk show host and the founder of National Day Calendar.[1][2][3] Marlo Anderson grew up around the Minot, North Dakota area. He graduated High School in 1980 in the rural community of Des Lacs, ND. In 1999, Nicholas Ressler and Anderson formed Awesome 2 Productions in Mandan, ND.[4] The company does video production work for car shows and other events. During this time, the two were curious about what was going to happen with all the memories on video tapes.[5] So in 2007, they developed a new company called Zoovio, which transcodes video tape to a digital format which is stored in a private, online vault, and can be played back on any smart device and connected television.[6] In Jan 2013, Anderson started the radio talk show known as "The Tech Ranch"
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Milk Glass
Milk glass is an opaque or translucent, milk white or colored glass that can be blown or pressed into a wide variety of shapes. First made in Venice in the 16th century, colors include blue, pink, yellow, brown, black, and the eponymous white. Milk glass contains dispersion of particles with refractive index significantly different from the glass matrix, which scatter light by the Tyndall scattering mechanism. The size distribution and density of the particles control the overall effect, which may range from mild opalization to opaque white. Some glasses are somewhat more blue from the side, and somewhat red-orange in pass-through light. The particles are produced via addition of opacifiers to the melt. Some opacifiers can be insoluble and only dispersed in the melt
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