General Knowledge

How Is Paper Made? Step-By-Step Process

Made from wood pulp or plant fiber, papers are the world’s favorite material. For more than nineteen centuries until the advent of the World Wide Web, almost all written information was transmitted in printed form. The era of the...

14 Tallest NBA Players Of All Times

The National Basketball Association, or NBA, is the most popular and best professional basketball league globally. Its popularity can be perceived by the fact that more NBA players make the list of highest-paid athletes than any other sports. As a...

14 Black Astronauts And Their Achievements

For many US citizens, the first moon landing (1969) remains the most memorable moment in the history of spaceflight. It was an era when the Soviet Union and the United States were rushing to prove their dominance. During this space race, a lesser...

Manhattan Bridge: Facts | Design | History

The Manhattan Bridge is one of New York’s great bridges that runs between Canal Street in Chinatown Manhattan and Flatbush Avenue Extension in Downtown Brooklyn. It carries truck, automobile, bicycle, subway, and pedestrian traffic over the...

17 Most Interesting Facts About Ancient Egypt

According to the conventional Egyptian chronology, the civilization of Ancient Egypt was established around 3100 BC following the unification of Egypt, possibly under King Narmer. The entire history of civilization is divided into three kingdoms;...

17th Century: Important Events And Inventions

The 17th century, a hundred year period between 1601 and 1700, is regarded as the age of cultural and scientific revolution in Europe. This period saw the rise of colonialism and the emergence of the very first colonial trading mega-corporation. In...

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...