How does it work? - Washing machine

This animation demonstrates how a washing machine works.

Prehistoric armored fishes

Extinct species of fish which had thick ´armor´ protecting the head.

Flat feet

Flat feet, or fallen arches, may cause a number of health problems.

Peptide bond

Amino acids that make up proteins are bound by peptide bonds.

Scythian 'golden man' (3rd century BC)

The wearer of the armor found at the archeological dig of the Issyk Kurgan in Kazakhstan was named the ´Golden man´.

Chilean recluse spider

The poisonous bite of the Chilean recluse spider poses a serious threat to human health.

The Hungarian army in the 15th century (cavalry)

One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the cavalry.

Bayterek (Astana, 1997)

The tower situated in the capital city of the Kazakh Republic symbolizes the tree of life holding a golden egg.

Tropical cyclones

Cyclones are large areas of swirling air with clouds and precipitation being formed inside.

West Indian Ocean coelacanth

Living fossil, important stage in the evolution of tetrapods.

Weapons (World War I)

World War I brought major changes in military technology, due to the development of new weapons.

The fortress of Oradea (1775)

The fortress of Oradea in Transylvania is a good example of medieval fortress architecture.

Market town (Kingdom of Hungary)

Market towns became the most common type of towns in the Kingdom of Hungary by the Late Middle Ages.

Mir Castle Complex (17th century)

The Mir Castle Complex, situated in the town of Mir, Belarus was built in the Gothic-Renaissance style.

Knights’ hall

One of the most important parts of a medieval castle was the Knights´ hall.

Battle of Zama (202 BC)

Scipio’s Roman army defeated Hannibal’s Punic army in the battle fought during the 2nd Punic war in Africa.

Granary in the Indus Valley

Ancient Indians built huge, naturally ventilated storehouses.

The Great Stupa (Sanchi, 2nd century B.C.)

The masterpiece of Buddhist architecture is located in India.

Medieval knight

Before the appearance of firearms medieval battles were often decided by armored knights.

Ancient Greek merchant ship

Ancient Greeks became the ‘carters of the sea’ thanks to their advanced sailing ships.

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