Wheat, the First Cereal Crop

The First evidence of wheat as a cereal crop and its cultivation was before 10,000 BCE. Continue reading

Pierre Riquet

Paul Riquet was born in Béziers, Hérault, France, the eldest son of solicitor, state prosecutor and businessman Guillaume Riquet. Continue reading

Canal du Midi Connects Two Oceans

The Canal du Midi in France, also known as the Canal du Languedoc connects the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Ocean. Continue reading

China Had First Pawn Shops

Pawn shops existed in ancient China in 1000 BCE and various Mediterranean civilization in 600 BCE. Continue reading