Carbon monoxide (CO) (intermediate)

Colourless, odourless gas, highly toxic to humans and animals in high concentration.

Tower of Hanoi

The Tower of Hanoi is a mathematical puzzle.

The Battle of the Catalaunian Plains (451)

The Roman army, led by Flavius Aetius, stopped the Hun invasion led by king Attila

The battle of Actium (31 BC)

In the battle fought at the shores of Hellas, Octavian won a decisive victory over Marcus Antonius.

Emergency landing in the Sahara (Little Prince)

The emergency landing of the pilot appears in the frame story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry´s most famous novel, The Little Prince.

Rietveld Schröder House (Utrecht, 1924)

The Rietveld Schröder House, located in the town of Utrecht in the Netherlands, can be considered a forerunner of modern houses.

The battle of Megiddo

Pharaoh Thutmose III defeated the rebellious coalition of Canaanite vassal states led by the king of Kadesh.

Refugee camp in Africa (Darfur)

Because of the military conflict in Sudan, millions of people had to flee their homes.

The chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut (1950, Ronchamp, France)

A pilgrimage chapel designed by the French architect Le Corbusier, one of the greatest architects of the 20th century.

Villages

Villages were the first permanent human settlements

Soma cube

Three-dimensional assembly puzzle with solutions.

Cities

A type of settlement that has central functions.

Battle of Trafalgar (1805)

The British Royal Fleet led by Admiral Lord Nelson defeated the combined Franco-Spanish fleet in the naval battle during the Napoleonic Wars.

Clothing in ancient Egypt

Inhabitants of ancient Egypt wore characteristic clothes and jewellery.

French soldier (World War I)

During World War I France was part of the military alliance called ´Triple Entente´.

Battle of Hastings (1066)

The battle ended with the victory of William the Conqueror´s Norman army over the English.

Persian pontoon bridge (5th century BC)

King Darius as well as Xerxes built pontoon bridges across the Bosphorus for the Persian army.

Refugees and migrants

This animation presents the current refugee crisis from various points of view.

Domestic dog

Dogs are the domesticated subspecies of grey wolves.

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