What is the oldest fossil in the world?

Answer Stromatolites are the oldest fossils on earth. Stromatolites are fossils left in rock formations by very early single-celled organisms (prokaryotic cells). The oldest stromatolites are about 3.5 bi... Read More »

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What is the oldest coin in the world?

The generally accepted oldest coin in the world is the "stater," struck in Lydia during the sixth century B.C. Lydia, now western Turkey, was a trading center that used the coins in commerce. Made ... Read More »

What is the oldest candy bar in the world?

The world's first recognized candy bar was made by British inventor Joseph Fry in 1847. The bar was made by melting cacao butter into cocoa powder and sugar and then pressing the mixture into a mol... Read More »

Is Hebrew the oldest language?

Archaeologists discovered the oldest known use of Hebrew in 2005 on a stone dating back to around 1000 BCE. The Egyptian and Sumerian languages, however, have records going as far back as 3200 BCE.... Read More »

What is the oldest musical instrument in the world? states that the oldest musical instruments in the world are six bone flutes recovered in Chinese territory. The ancient instruments date back 8,000 to 9,000 years ago and are still ... Read More »