Ancient Chinese Inventions Strayer University HUM 111 July 16, 2013 Dr. Caren Stayer The ancient Chinese culture can be credited for several important inventions. China has played a significant part in many famous inventions and contributions that has had a major role to play in our lives. Many of the inventions were invented as far back as c. 1600 B.C.-A.D. 265 (ancienthistory.about.com). The lists of inventions from ancient China are still used in modern day society. Some of the inventions are as follows: tea, gunpowder, a compass, chopsticks, bristle toothbrush, silk fiber, paper and printing, publishing, a seismograph (an earthquake detector), porcelain, acupuncture, lacquer, the wheel barrel, the abacius (calculator) and toilet paper.
First of all, fire works are a part of our culture. There is a myth about the fireworks in China. They say in ancient times there was a beast called “Nian”. This beast would come down every year and start destroying the cities and towns. Then one day a guy found out that the monster was scared of large sounds so they made fireworks every year to scare this monster away.
Brew Master Sebastian Artois purchased the Den Hoorn Brewery in 1717 and changed its name to The Artois Brewery. The brewery was internationally known and loved, one Christmas, Sebastian brewed a special batch for the people of Leuven. In honor of Leuven, its name is positioned on the bottle. Stella is Latin for “star” which can be found on every bottle then and even today (S.A, 2015). The bottle also dawns the picture of the brewery as it was in 1366.
It can be argued that the Cultural Revolution strengthened Mao’s personal power, because one of the main outcomes was the weakening of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and their power. For example, Mao was able to blame the party for the outcome of the Cultural Revolution. The horrific deaths of half a million Chinese people. This enabled Mao to then put the blame on the party members, for being too enthusiastic about the movement. This can be shown by the fact that one outcome was the re – education enforced by Mao, that was made compulsory to the Red Guards, the youth league of the CCP.
For Hindus it is one of the most important festivals, and in some parts of India it marks the beginning of the new year. It is also a significant festival for the Sikh community. It is celebrated by letting of fireworks by children to really light up the whole of India. It is celebrated not only in India but also abroad. The Hindus worship the god Ganesh during the Diwali.
Life Academy for Film and Music Devon Davis Living Environment October 27th, 2012 The Advancement of Technology Technology has impacted today’s society by allowing the world to exceed in advancements for our everyday lives. Advancements in technology has changed today’s society for the better. Technological advancements have helped people greatly and are always being tweaked. First, technology has subsidized the medical fields of science. Similarly, technology bolsters student engagement by enhancing their communication skills.
This major should not be removed from the degree program because of the advanced knowledge obtained in science and math, in communication skills, in the benefits which are endless, and in the importance of this major to society. The university has to choose the degrees that are the most beneficial to the economy and the most important to the U.S. citizens. Mechanical Engineer graduate’s importance to the world is stronger than the other degrees because of the knowledge contained by them. Mechanical engineers work on teams responsible for developing a wide range of products and systems including: space shuttle vehicles, aircrafts of all sizes and shapes, automobiles, turbines, pumps, power plants, and factories (Mechanical Engineering Information 1). Without the knowledge obtained by engineers, these necessary machines to our society could not be built.
The boom of the personal computer over the last couple decades has completely changed the world. Sporting the ability to share and receive information instantaneously, the computer has become a necessity for households and businesses alike. The impact this invention has had on our everyday lives is massive, allowing us to do things we never thought possible. Like with most good things, these changes in society are not without their negatives, but that should be expected with such a rapid advancement of a technology. With the main selling points of the computer being its ability to safely store huge amounts of data, perform advanced calculations, and allowing people to communicate without leaving their bedroom; it is no wonder that the computer has become as imbedded into society as it has.
Japan has a bustling science community filled with extremely bright and innovative people. If I had to choose one thing that signified Japan with me it would be technology. As an Engineering student I put technology at first hand, I believe we can solve the worlds problems and change the way we think, act and live with technology. Japan is constantly evolving technology and solving difficult problems with innovation. In my view they are far beyond the rest of the world in many fields of study.