Many people think of paper as having its start in Egypt, but paper similar to what is used today was actually created in China. The invention is credited to Ts'ai Lin, who created his version of paper around 150 AD. More »

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The first historical record of paper's invention comes from around 105 A.D. in Han Dynasty China. Imperial court records indicate that this was the year paper was first presented to the Chinese Emperor; however, archaeol... More »

Ts'ai Lun of China is widely credited with the invention of paper. Recently discovered archaeological evidence, however, suggests that paper had already been in existence in China for up to two centuries before Lun made ... More »

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It is unclear when the first skipping rope was invented, but there is evidence of activity of playing with a jump rope originated in China and also in Egypt in 1600 AD. Many painters during medieval Europe depict childre... More »

The first historical record of paper's invention comes from around 105 A.D. in Han Dynasty China. Imperial court records indicate that this was the year paper was first presented to the Chinese Emperor; however, archaeol... More »

There have been many different forms of television, but the electric version as it is known today was invented in 1922, and it first transmitted images in 1927. The person who invented this television was an Idaho school... More »

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Gunpowder was invented in China in the ninth century during the reign of the Tang Dynasty. Though initially used to create fireworks, gunpowder was also used by the Chinese during a 10th-century war against the Mongols. More »

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