The world’s population is very unevenly distributed across the globe. Some areas are uninhabited, while others have a population density of around 60,000...
Alexander the Great founded a number of new cities as administrative centres in which Greek culture blended with Egyptian and Persian influences.
An oasis is an isolated area of vegetation in a desert, typically surrounding a spring or similar water source, such as a pond or small lake.
The phenomenon of the brain drain causes one of the most significant tensions between developing and developed regions.
Developed countries are the engines of the world economy, and they have the highest GNP as well as the highest living standards in the world.
Guilds were powerful forces in the medieval economy. Learn more about them.
A desert is a barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.
Masada is an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel. This is one of Israel's most popular tourist attractions.
There is a huge gap between the socio-economic conditions of the northern and southern hemispheres. The reasons for this can be traced back to geographical...
Straddling the River Arno and spreading out through its valley, the city has a long history. Let’s go for a walk in this town that is so rich in art relics.
Cayan Tower, known as Infinity Tower prior to its inauguration, is a 306-meter-tall, 75-story skyscraper in Dubai.
The term "migrant worker" has different official meanings and connotations in different parts of the world.
The term beech is used for several species of trees growing from North America to Asia, i.e. all over the northern temperate zone.
Legend has it that a question arose among the citizens of Königsberg whether one could walk through the city crossing all the bridges only once.
Learn about the history and economic operation of the European Union.
Is the resolution of our eye comparable to that of today’s top quality films? What is the actual resolution of the human eye?
A financial and trading capital with 12.5 million residents, 43 universities, 400 km of underground lines. This is what a true metropolis looks like.
Have you ever thought about why honey flows so slowly from a spoon compared to water?
A popular decorative plant grown to cover porches and climb up walls of buildings.
The major edifices of ancient Rome had a significant influence on later European architecture.