money

When Did People First Star Using Money?

When Was Money First Used! The man got along quite a long time without money. He used what we call the "barter system". If a...

Who Started The First Zoo?

The First Zoo! A zoo is short for "zoological garden". And a zoological garden is a place where living animals are kept and exhibited. Why do...
Wedding Cake

When did the wedding cake originate?

The wedding cake goes back to Roman times. In those days, among the highest members of the rich families, a special Kind of cake...
Short Haircuts For Men

Who Started Short Haircuts For Men?

The dressing and decoration of hair by human beings is as old civilization itself. It is a curious thing to notice how important the...

Who Invented Plastic?

Who invented plastic? Plastic means “capable of being molded or modeled’’. When heated, plastics are like modeling clay. They can be molded into shapes which...
coins

When Were The First Coins Made?

The Profound History Of Coins! A coin is a piece of metal of a given weight and alloy with the mark or stamp of those...
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...
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...
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...