Taj Mahal (Agra, 17th century)

The centre of the Indian mausoleum complex is a white marble tomb built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife.

Comparison of edible and poisonous mushrooms

Certain mushrooms are poisonous and can be fatal for humans when consumed, while others are edible and used widely in cooking.

The human blood

Human blood consists of blood cells and plasma.

Theatre of Dionysus (Athens, 4th century BC)

The theatre that has a distinctive shape and excellent acoustics was situated at the side of the Acropolis in Athens.

Hydroelectric power plant (Hoover Dam, USA)

The huge dam built on the Colorado river in the US was named after a former American President.

Human muscles

Skeletal muscles form the active part of the locomotor system: they move the bones they are attached to.

Bastille (Paris, 18th century)

The Parisian prison became legendary after the Revolution of 1789.

Bedouin camp

The seminomadic lifestyle of the Bedouin adapted to the climatic and environmental conditions of the desert.

Wonders of the Ancient World

Today only one of the Wonders of the Ancient World is still intact: the Pyramids of Giza.

Great Wall of China

A series of fortifications built to prevent incursions from northern nomadic groups.

The sense of balance

The position and acceleration of the head is detected by the inner ear.

Macedonian siege tower (4th century BC)

The army of Alexander the Great successfully deployed siege towers in its attacks against fortifications.

Anatomy of the large intestine

The large intestine is the last section of our digestive track.

Watermill

Machines converting the energy of flowing or falling water into useful forms of power were already in use in the Middle Ages.

Airbus A380 (2005)

The double-decked, wide-bodied passenger aircraft can carry more then 500 passengers.

How does it work? - Electron microscope

This animation demonstrates the structure and operation of electron microscopes.

Fusion reactor

Nuclear fusion will serve as an environmentally friendly and practically unlimited source of energy.

Roman soldier (1st century BC)

Mercenaries of the ancient Roman army were well-trained and well equipped with the most up-to-date weapons.

Maglev Trains

One of the most modern means of transport is the Maglev, capable of travelling at speeds of over 400 km/h.

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