New Apple emoji include headscarf woman, breastfeeding mom, and more

Happy World Emjoi Day, 24 hours in which we realized that there still isn't an emoji for every mood, activity, job, and clothing style. The good news is that the emoji-creation industry is always racing to catch up with real-world social mores. Now, we have the promise of "woman with headscarf" and "breastfeeding." Of the two, the Headscarf Woman, who seems to be staring into your soul, is the most emotive, while Breastfeeding Mom is, as she should be, consumed with her task and  stares down lovingly Read more [...]

These science emoji could appear on your keyboard soon

The tool section of the emoji keyboard boasts an array of knives, a syringe, a water gun, a beeper, a battery, and a bomb. But when it comes to objects you might find in a laboratory, the options are slim to none. Scientists are hoping to change that by proposing a slate of science-specific emoji. If approved, items such as lab goggles, a petri dish, a test tube, and a DNA double helix could join the ranks of things you text your friends. Industrial giant GE and the American Chemical Society last Read more [...]