The Invention of the Crossbow
Who invented the crossbow? When was the crossbow invented? Learn more about this amazing Asian invention here.
Invention of Paper
Learn more about the invention of paper, which took place in northwestern China almost 2000 years ago.
The Invention of Gunpowder
Describes the invention of gunpowder by Tang Dynasty Chinese alchemists, around 850 A.D. This accidental discovery has changed the world -- for good and for bad.
The Invention of the Seismoscope
Describes the invention of the first seismoscope for detecting earthquakes, which was invented in China in the second century A.D.
History of the Pekingese Dog
History of the Pekingese dog, bred by Chinese emperors to resemble guardian lions. The Peke almost died out with the fall of Qing Dynasty in 1911.