Chinese Inventions

China today is often mocked as the ‘copycat nation,’ but ancient China was a breeding ground for some of the world’s most important inventions. (Image:  wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

9 Amazing Things Invented by the Chinese

China today is often mocked as the “copycat nation” due to its tendency to take Western products, re-engineer them, and sell the counterfeited items across the world. However, this is a very recent phenomenon. Before the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)…

Of all Chinese inventions, silk (絲 sī) is perhaps the oldest.

The History of Silk in Ancient China

Of all Chinese inventions, silk (絲 sī) is perhaps the oldest. Traces of silk fabric have been found among remains from around 1300 B.C. The use of silk in China possibly goes back even much earlier. It’s said that until…

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9 Amazing Things Invented by the Chinese

China today is often mocked as the “copycat nation” due to its tendency to take Western products, re-engineer them, and sell the counterfeited items across the world. However, this is…

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The History of Silk in Ancient China

Of all Chinese inventions, silk (絲 sī) is perhaps the oldest. Traces of silk fabric have been found among remains from around 1300 B.C. The use of silk in China…

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The First-Ever Self-Powered Pump

There really is “THE BLOB” now, well sort of, anyway. Scientists in China have invented a liquid metal that shape-shift’s and can move itself around a course.