Woolly mammoth

Extinct proboscidea closely related to today's elephants, often hunted by prehistoric man.

Trilobites

The ancestors of Arachnida and Crustacea belonged to the class Trilobita.

Wind power station

Wind power stations convert the kinetic energy of the wind into electricity.

North River Steamboat (Clermont) (1807)

Robert Fulton American engineer created the first operational steam-powered ship.

Fokker Dreidecker I (1917)

The German triplane was perhaps the best known plane in World War I.

Arctic tern

The Arctic tern is famous for its long migration route: it flies from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back again each year.

Sailing ships

Schooners, first built in the Netherlands in the 17th century, were mainly used as merchant ships.

USS Tarawa LHA-1 (1976)

From the 1940s, the increasingly large aircraft carriers became the masters of the oceans.

Administrative divisions of Austria

This animation presents the states and state capitals of Austria.

USS Ohio (US, 1979)

Nuclear propulsion was first used by the US Navy for powering submarines in the mid-20th century.

Bireme (ancient oared warship)

A bireme is a type of ancient warship, with a characteristic pointed bow and two decks of oars, used by many armies.

Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

A blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the lower limbs can cause a fatal pulmonary embolism if they enter the lungs.

Diversity of light-detecting organs

Several analogous types of eyes have developed independently through convergent evolution.

Soldiers of the American Civil War

The American Civil War was fought between the Confederacy and the Union.

Phonograph and gramophone

Edison´s invention records and plays sound from a cylinder, while Berliner´s apparatus uses a disc.

Leaning Tower of Pisa (14th century)

The medieval bell tower of the Cathedral of Pisa is the most famous leaning tower of the world.

Interesting geography facts – Social geography

This animation presents some interesting facts in social geography.

Habsburg imperial couple (19th century)

Emperor Franz Joseph I and the beautiful Elisabeth got married in Vienna in 1854, but their marriage was unfortunately an unhappy one.

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