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15 Different Types Of Paper | Explained

The word paper comes from Latin papyrus, which is a material made from the pith of the aquatic flowering plant named Cyperus papyrus. Ancient Egypt civilization used papyrus (a lamination of natural plant fiber) for writing before the invention of...

Who Invented School? The Complete Truth

It would be historically inaccurate to name a single person or even a country, as the inventor of school.  The American politician Horace Mann is generally credited for developing and modernizing schools.  Catherine Beecher and Henry Barnard were...