Papyrus

What Was PAPYRUS?

The Ancient PAPYRUS! The first man-made writing material was papyrus, made from the papyrus plant. Papyrus was invented about 2000 B.C. by the Egyptians. For...
paintings

Who Made The First Paintings?

The First Paintings! Many artists today paint pictures in which they make no effort to show the world around them. But when man began to...
Printing

Who Made The First Printing Press?

The First Printing Press. The first printing of any kind was done by Chinese and Japnese in the fifth century. At that time and for...
book

When Was The First Book Written?

The First Book Ever Written. It took many thousands of years to reach the stage where he could produce anything that even remotely resembles books...
First Recording

How Was The First Recording Made?

First Recording ever made! The first recording was made by Thomas Edison in 1877. His first machine had a cylinder turned by a hand crank....
drums

Who Invented The Drums?

When Was the First Drums Made? Unlike other musical instruments which came into being as the result of the work of one individual or several...
accordion

Who Invented The Accordion?

Accordion History The Accordion is an instrument made on the principle of the bellows. The sound is made by forcing air through metallic reeds. The...
photography

Who Made The First Photograph?

The First Photography Man's desire to be able to take photographs goes back hundreds of years. From the eleventh to the sixteenth century, there was a...
the moon

The Moon- Interesting Facts About The Earth’s Moon

Why Does The Moon Shine? In ancient times the moon was worshipped as a goddess who ruled the night. Since those ancient days, man has learned...
Eclipse Of The Sun

What Causes An Eclipse Of The Sun?

Eclipse Of The Sun To get a picture of what happens during an eclipse, think of these three bodies: The Earth, The Sun, and The...