Top 10 Greatest Inventions From China
Gunpowder: Gunpowder, a part of the four great inventions. What's surprising is that gunpowder was invented by accident.
Papermaking: One of the most influential inventions coming from the four great inventions.
Compass: While the compass today is used for navigation, it was formerly one of the most influential tools for trading and wars.
Printing: This is done by writing the text on paper, placing the text with the ink facing the wooden board, and carving out the text to make a woodblock print.
Rockets: The first rockets appeared in the Song Dynasty starting in the 13th century which spread during the Mongol invasions.
Cast Iron: Cast Iron is especially useful in cooking equipment and one of the most used materials in engineering applications.
Wheelbarrow: In the ancient times, the wheelbarrow was considered one of the most useful vehicles used to transport heavier loads in an efficient manner.
Porcelain: It's also one of the most common materials you see in bathroom objects such as toilets. It was first invented in the Shang dynasty over three thousand years ago.
Chopsticks: This isn't really a complete list if we would've not included one of the most iconic eastern utensils.
Teapot: . The tea culture has been around in China spiritually and physically influenced people for thousands of years.