Who Invented Paper Money?

Who Invented Paper Mone...

The use of paper money is one thing that most of us take for granted. That is to be expected of course since everything that we do in our daily lives involve, in one way or another, the use of paper money. This is why it is hard to imagine a time when money exclusively refers to coins...
Who Invented the Peace Sign?

Who Invented the Peace ...

When we talk about the peace sign we would generally recall a circle with three lines inside. You are quite familiar with it if you were a child of the baby boomer generation when its use was quite prevalent. However, it wasn’t originally intended to be used a symbol for peace or a...
Who Invented the Nobel Prize?

Who Invented the Nobel ...

The Nobel Prize is an international prize awarded to individuals who have exemplary contributions to medicine or physiology, peace, literature, chemistry as well as physics. The award is presented by different educational institutions including the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and...
Who Invented Sign Language?

Who Invented Sign Langu...

No one can really pinpoint who invented sign language. According to history, there is no particular known creator of the sign language. Rather, it was more a mixture of various cultures from different countries that had influenced the emergence and promulgation of the sign language...
Who Invented the Umbrella?

Who Invented the Umbrel...

The long history of the umbrella makes it impossible to determine who invented it first. But there is strong evidence indicating the device has been used by many ancient cultures and civilizations. Ancient Middle East The word parasol was synonymous with umbrella during its early...
Who Invented Giving Someone the Finger?

Who Invented Giving Som...

We tend to take it for granted that the act of giving someone the finger is a contemporary obscene hand gesture. The strange fact of it is that this non-verbal way of telling people to “stick it where the sun don’t shine” has been practiced ever since ancient times! The name of...
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