Everyday things you had no idea were invented in the Middle East
These innovative inventions helped shape the world
In the West, the Middle East and North Africa are known for being a center of religion, often in the headlines for a troubled recent history. However, these are countries that overflow with diverse and rich cultures, which are also known for a history of innovation in philosophy, mathematics, literature, and science. All of these areas have also given the world many items, concepts, and institutions that we frequently use, but don't often acknowledge their origin.
Check out this gallery for everyday things you probably didn't know were invented by Arabs and Persians. Click on for a real education!
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