Pliny, an ancient Roman historian, suggested that the first glass was created near Syria around 5000 B.C. While this may be true, the first archaeological evidence of man-made glass dates back to around 3500 B.C. in East... More »

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Although no specific person has ever been credited with the invention of glass windows, the first known use of glass in windows was during the Roman Empire. This likely occurred in about 100 C.E. in Roman-occupied Alexan... More »

According to British Glass, glass dates back to 4000 B.C. Experts believe that glass first took the form of beads, with glass containers following at approximately 1500 B.C. More »

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According to British Glass, glass dates back to 4000 B.C. Experts believe that glass first took the form of beads, with glass containers following at approximately 1500 B.C. More »

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Historians date the origins of toothpaste production back to the year 5000 B.C. Ancient Egyptians, according to historical records, produced the first toothpaste. The ancient paste helped Egyptians keep gums, teeth and m... More »

Algebra, in its earliest form, was first used by the Babylonians as early as 1700 B.C. It is possible that algebra was used before this time, but historical records are incomplete. However, the algebra used by early civi... More »

Historians and archaeologists believe that beer was invented around 10,000 B.C. somewhere in Mesopotamia, probably around the same time humans began farming grains. The earliest chemically verified sample of beer was fou... More »