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...

14 Different Types of Metals | With Examples

The term ‘metal’ is derived from the Greek word ‘metallon,’ which means ‘to extract’ or mine from the ground. Our planet contains plenty of metal. In fact, out of 118 elements in the periodic table, about 95 are...

21 Most Interesting Facts About Dreams

Dreams can range from being mildly satisfying to vastly frantic. Everyone, including animals, dreams, but why? And why do we almost always forgot those dreams? Below, we have shed light on some of these queries. The scientific study of dreams is...

Who Invented Electricity? The Complete Truth

Benjamin Franklin gets all the credit for discovering electricity, but all he did was establish a link between lightning and electricity. Charles François Fay, Luigi Galvani, Alessandro Volta, Michael Faraday, Thomas Edison, and Nikola Tesla made...

11 Hardest Minerals In The World | On Mohs Scale

The hardness of any mineral is defined by its Mohs scale number: harder the mineral, higher its Mohs number. The Mohs scale was devised by a German geologist and mineralogist Friedrich Mohs in 1812. It works by analyzing the ability of a material to...