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March 11, 105 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 105 AD, Ts’ai Lun invented paper and made it from bamboo, mulberry and other fibers along with fish nets and rags. He was an official of the Chinese Imperial Court of the Han Dynasty and became very wealthy after he presented samples of his paper to the Emperor Han … Continue reading

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August 19, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2011 the Chinese Academy of Sciences reported that Dr. Lin Shubaio, 29, a young scientist conducting research on the Tibetan Plateau went missing from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region’s Muztagh Ata glacier on July 28th. Dr. Bill Dyer, Professor of Geology of the Miskatonic University, Cambridge Division, stated that his … Continue reading

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November 9, 1927

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1927, the Giant Panda was discovered in China. In 1954, 27 years later, a giant lizard discovered Japan and goes on a rampage and destroys most of Tokyo. The Chinese are quietly satisfied with their Giant Panda that eats bamboo, is very photogenic and doesn’t go on rampages destroying … Continue reading

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August 26, 580 CE

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 580 AD, the Chinese invented toilet paper. Up until that time wet sponges (the Romans), the odd shaped leaf, re-washable cloths, and the occasional startled cat or wandering sheep was used. It is also a little known fact that Genghis Khan invaded and conquered China just for their soft … Continue reading

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