Many of the inventions we see all around us today – and some of which we take for granted – have been around for a lot longer than most of us even care to imagine. Here we'll take a look at some of the most surprisingly old inventions and discoveries still in existence.
What better way is there to start talking about ancient discoveries than to mention alcoholic beverages? Some of the oldest accounts of beer production date back to ancient Sumeria 4000 years ago, while the Chinese have also perfected their version of beer somewhere around 1600 BC. Even the Ancient Greek were early drinkers, perfecting their wine production in 400-350 BC.