10 Incredible Inventions From Ancient China

Tea Production

Tea was discovered in Ancient China in 2737 BCE. Emperor Shennong loved to drink hot water, but a brown leaf fell into it one day, changing it to a brown color and altering the taste.


The Chinese were ahead of the world in terms of silk, so it makes sense they used it for almost everything. Kites were one object silk was often used in. The first kite appeared in the 5th century BC by two Chinese philosophers.