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Top 18 Ancient Chinese Inventions and Discoveries

Ancient Chinese were innovative and determinant. They ameliorated daily necessity, by creating and innovating some of the prestigious things in the human history. Ancient Chinese inventions were dated back from the Paleolithic period. They were always ahead of the world for creating valuable things. Chinese have bestowed the four greatest inventions in the world – compass, gunpowder, papermaking, and printing, which is … Read more >>

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Top 11 Inventions and Discoveries of Mesopotamia

The cradle of civilization, Mesopotamia, was the birthplace of indispensable inventions and discoveries. It was here that agriculture, a major historical invention, began. Irrigation and farming were convenient in this area because of the fertile land and affluent terrain between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. The invention of agriculture made it possible for humans to stay in the same place … Read more >>

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Top 10 Notorious Rulers of the History

History has seen the rise and fall of some infamous and notorious rulers who brought about inexplicable horror in their thirst for power and recognition. They ruled with an unchallenged authority and silenced all possible threats in the most ruthless manner. Now, the idea of an insane ruler with absolute power and control over his/her people may sound both unnerving … Read more >>

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Top 10 Bloodiest Battles of World War 1

There were more than 100 battles fought in the World War 1. The war lasted for 4 years that started on 28 July 1914 and ended on 11 November 1918. There were over 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians were directly or indirectly involved. World War 1 has some of the bloodiest battles in the history that result in … Read more >>

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Top 10 Things You Should Know About the Ice Age

Also known as glacial age, the ice age represents an unprecedented period of long lasting dip in global temperatures and major glacial expansions around the world. During such expansion, a major part of the earth gets covered in an ice sheet for an extended period of time (on occasions, for millions of years). Even though we knew that the humans were able to survive the last … Read more >>

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Top 10 Magnificent Ancient Roman Architectures

Roman architecture took off right where the esteemed builders from ancient Greece left after the decline of Greek civilization. But unlike their predecessors, the Roman architecture gave far more priority to the practicality of their architectural designs. It was a major diversion from the contemporary practice which gave primary focus to a structure’s exterior design and aesthetic appeal. The Greeks, … Read more >>

Alexander the Conqueror

Top 10 Amazing Facts about Alexander the Great

Born on July 20, 356 BC, in Pella, Macedonia, Alexander was the son of King Philip II of Macedon and Queen Olympia. A clever tactician and successful general, he went undefeated in battle for an unprecedented period of more than 15 years during which he led his army to numerous victories. He died fairly young for someone who had conquered … Read more >>

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Top 10 Famous Ancient Roman Gladiators

Ancient Romans were not as much into philosophy and teaching as the preceding Greeks, but they absolutely loved finding new ways of entertainment in their otherwise mundane lives. Today, even the thought of gladiators beating each other to death in an impressively huge arena full of enthusiastic audience would create unprecedented outrage among people. In fact, it would truly reflect … Read more >>

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Top 10 Surprising Facts About Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egypt was one of the most advanced civilization for almost 3000 years. It started out as small settlements on the banks of river Nile, settlements grew into respective kingdoms. These kingdoms were then united into the Kingdom of ancient Egypt around 3100 BC. From there, began the tale of a civilization whose architecture and artifacts remain flawless to … Read more >>

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Top 10 Amazing Facts about Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome is one of the biggest cradles of civilization in human history. Rome started off as a small town on the banks of the Tiber in central Italy at the beginning of the eighth century BC. After countless wars and military campaigns, it soon encompassed the whole of continental Europe around the Mediterranean basin, all of Britain, and a … Read more >>