Its population hardly reaches 2 million, its capital is Ljubljana. The landscape of the country is dominated by karstic landforms. It also has a 40 km long...
Elements of earlier styles often reappear in modern architecture. An excellent example for this is the neo-Gothic style.
There is a country in Northern Europe often called the land of the thousand lakes. This is where Santa lives. This is Finland.
Is a matchbox able to imitate the croak of frogs? With the following experiment we reveal the secret in the acoustics of musical instruments.
Chamomile is one of the best known and most widely used herbs we have. Its infusion not only cleanses the respiratory tracts but also contains...
The so-called socialist realist art had its peak in the 1950s. This video discusses what this term means.
Catalysts can facilitate or support the process of reactions that otherwise would not occur.
It is a crop with high yield that is becoming more and more important in our everyday lives. Let’s take a look at what field the rapeseed is utilized in.
Let's take a walk in Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Although the original had burnt to the ground, it was rebuilt in 1997, so that we, too, can enjoy the...
In many cultures the traditional ritual of scaring away the winter is still practised, although today the performance is mainly just tourist attraction.
A common inhabitant of forests; it is the ancestor of the domesticated pig.
The dragon wants to eat the bull but when people join forces the dragon is outwitted.
The wolf wants to eat the little pig. But the pig does not give in and teaches the wolf a lesson.
The drop of mercury starts to move rhythmically due to the rhythmic changes in the surface charge density and surface tension.
In this experiment we provide proof of the well-known theorem of Pythagoras with a scale.
King of the savannahs, the lion is at top of its food chain. Its only enemy is man.
The best known cartilaginous fish, sharks, do not chew their food; they use their razor-sharp teeth only for biting and tearing.
Let's make a raft with just a couple of simple tools!
The name Big Ben is often used to describe the tower, as well as the clock and the bell of the Palace of Westminster in London. The clock tower is a...
The fossils found around the globe show that birds evolved during the Jurassic era from theropod dinosaurs.