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  1. Ancient Marvels: Ten Amazing Inventions Created Before Their Time

    ... of years are numerous examples of amazing inventions and ancient technology that leave us awe-struck at the knowledge ... our ancient ancestors. Amazing Inventions #1. The Ancient Invention of the Steam Engine by the Hero of Alexandria ... direction of origin. In 2005, scientists in Zengzhou, China (which was also Zhang's hometown) managed to replicate ...

    Joanna Gillan - 26/12/2023 - 01:02

  2. The 2500-year-old Genius of China’s Grand Canal System

    Ancient China is known for its famous dynasties, rich culture, and ... “advanced” technological innovations in the world.  Ancient China is known for its famous dynasties, rich ... Goguryeo-Sui Wars on the  Korean Peninsula . China’s invention of the water-level-adjusting pound lock in the 10th ...

    Lex Leigh - 22/07/2022 - 22:57

  3. 10 Spine-Chilling Ancient Superstitions and Their Origins

    ... beliefs once governed the lives of our ancestors. Ancient superstitions are so ingrained in our shared psyche ... properties. Asia had a similar superstition. In ancient China, mirrors played a role in predicting the future through ... During this time, umbrellas were a relatively new invention, and their spring-loaded mechanisms made them ...

    Robbie Mitchell - 17/11/2023 - 17:56

  4. 8 Ancient Chinese Inventions the West Had Not Imagined

    ... statistics provided by the World Economic Forum, nowadays China can boast its position of the world’s second largest ... technology. Of course, China can’t be credited with the invention of the mobile phone, Internet or other modern ... life. What’s more, the influence of all those ingenious ancient Chinese inventions can be tracked even to the 21st ...

    Daria Shatsylo - 23/09/2021 - 02:00

  5. 10 Must-Have Toys for Ancient Kids

    ... we find toys, as shown by the fascinating examples of ancient toys that still charm our kids today Do you think ... Bear Cub's Head: And it Still Rattles! Archaeologists in China claim to have found two million-year-old stone toys ... we may have played in the bath with a rubber ducky (an invention that was born in the late 19th century as a ...

    lizleafloor - 21/12/2020 - 14:04

  6. Erlitou: China’s First Great City and Beginning of the Xia Dynasty?

    ... Age and existed in the Yellow River valley region of ancient China. The culture was named after a village site that was ... the Xia dynasty have speculated that this dynasty was an invention by the Zhou dynasty. The Zhou came to power by ...

    dhwty - 14/01/2022 - 18:00

  7. Mythical Ancient Emperors Who Fought Over the Birth of China

    In Zhengzhou, China, stands a monumental testament to antiquity: a towering ... of a more unified China. The enduring influence of these ancient rulers persists in contemporary Chinese culture, ... be traced back to him. Huangdi is also credited with the invention of certain carts, boats and clothing. Continuing ...

    Veronica Parkes - 27/03/2024 - 22:44

  8. Ancient China History Unveiled: Dynasties and Inventions (Video)

    Ancient China's rich history, dynasties, and innovative spirit have ... evidence of Homo erectus settling two million years ago, China's past reveals a fascinating evolution.  Ancient China's rich history, dynasties, and innovative ...

    Robbie Mitchell - 08/12/2023 - 16:00

  9. The Famous Ancient Chinese Inventions of Zhang Heng

    ... and literary scholar from Nanyang, Henan Province, China. He is noted for many ancient Chinese inventions. Zhang Heng (78-139 AD) was a ... Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, and Invention . With a forward by Joseph Needham. New York: Simon ...

    ancient-origins - 13/09/2017 - 14:01

  10. Sticky Rice Mortar Used in Ancient Chinese Architecture

    Ancient Chinese culture has made great contributions to humanity. The so-called Four Great Inventions of China – the compass, gunpowder, paper, and printing – are still being used extensively today.  Ancient Chinese culture has made great contributions to ...

    dhwty - 28/04/2022 - 15:13

  11. Not a Shot in the Dark: How Crossbows Changed War in Ancient China

    ... had a major impact on the way battles were fought in the ancient world. Prior to the widespread use of crossbows, it ... The crossbow may have been first invented in ancient China. Some historians believe the Chinese had even already ... used for war would be recurved ( CC BY 1.0 ) Although its invention is traditionally attributed to a tactician of the ...

    dhwty - 21/03/2016 - 02:23

  12. Skulls Show Evidence Ancient Chinese Brain Surgeons Operated 3,000 Years Ago

    ... that two skulls found in a historic site show evidence of ancient craniotomy.  Chinese experts have determined that two skulls found in a historic site show evidence of ancient craniotomy.  The finds are being taken to ... along with other advanced medicine, was practiced in China at an early date. The discoveries are also allowing ...

    Ed Whelan - 12/11/2018 - 22:58

  13. Ancient Methods of Contraception – Even Tutankhamun Wore Protection

    ... surviving condoms come from a much later age. Some ancient Egyptian pharaohs, Tutankhamun, for instance, had ... made of cloth) as part of their grave goods. Silphium, the ancient contraceptive herb driven to extinction Revealing the ... of other contraceptive methods. For instance, in ancient China, for example, liquid mercury was drunk by women in ...

    dhwty - 28/11/2017 - 23:04

  14. The Fascinating Life of a Chinese Eunuch in the Forbidden City

    The Inner Court of China’s Forbidden City was the emperor’s private realm, ... the eunuchs of China. The Reasons Behind Castration in Ancient China While the Forbidden City was only built during ... of eunuchs in China can be traced much further back. In ancient China (up until the Sui Dynasty), castration was one ...

    dhwty - 05/08/2020 - 21:51

  15. Ancient Chinese Paper Armor Put to the Test – You Won’t Believe How Strong It Is!

    ... Yangtze Rivers on the western coast of the Pacific Ocean. Ancient China independently developed paper, firearms, advanced ... Ancient Chinese metal armor ( public domain ) The Early Invention of Paper China is the civilization responsible for ...

    Caleb Strom - 02/05/2017 - 14:04

  16. The Royal Flush: 2,400-Year-Old Toilet Used by Emperors Unearthed in China

    ... back 2,400 years in the Yueyang archaeological site in China’s Shaanxi province.  Archaeologists have unearthed ... province. Yueyang served as a capital city under multiple ancient Chinese dynasties. It will likely reveal a lot about ... to have been invented in the late 16th century. The invention of the flush toilet is generally attributed to John ...

    Sahir - 18/02/2023 - 17:57

  17. Rare Chinese Anatomy Text Links Earliest Dissections and Acupuncture

    Researchers studying ancient Chinese texts have found that they are anatomical ... of the human body.  Researchers studying ancient Chinese texts have found that they are anatomical ... of these extremely old Chinese anatomy texts indicate that China was first in the development of anatomy, many centuries ...

    Ed Whelan - 02/09/2020 - 22:13

  18. 4 Billion People Can’t Be Wrong: The Record-Shattering Popularity of Football, an Ancient Game

    ... 2,000 years. Surpassing even the Olympic Games (another ancient tradition), no other sports event today measures up ... Mesoamerican ballgame player in Teotihuacan. ( CC BY 2.0 ) China claims the earliest recorded ‘football’ game, ... References Mike Crocombe, 2018. The Origin, History, and Invention of Soccer. ThoughtCo.com [Online] Available at: ...

    lizleafloor - 04/07/2018 - 14:02

  19. 1000-Year-Old Chinese Couple Vanish Making Way For New Motorway

    ... were pulled out of their brick-walled graves in an ancient cemetery to make way for a motorway. A 1000-year-old ... were pulled out of their brick-walled graves in an ancient cemetery to make way for a motorway. In 2020, ... Relics and Archaeology of Hunan Province , in central China , were called out to a discovery at the ancient ...

    ashley cowie - 27/05/2020 - 19:13

  20. Lavish Chu State Emperor’s Tomb Unearthed in China, Dated to 2,200-Years-Old

    A lavishly decorated tomb discovered in eastern China may be the resting place of the ruler of the Chu state, ... Damaidi Rock Art the Origin of Chinese Writing? 8 Ancient Chinese Inventions the West Had Not Imagined The ... 2,200-year-old tomb unearthed in China may be that of ancient king . Available at:  ...

    Sahir - 07/05/2024 - 18:00

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