An ornamental plant often grown to cover porches and walls of houses. It creates fresh and green environment.
The efforts of previous Bourbon kings to strengthen the French monarchy paved the way for the most powerful ruler in French history – Louis XIV.
The Judo is a type of Japanese martial art, which is characterised by throws, leg techniques and ground fighting.
Cayan Tower, known as Infinity Tower prior to its inauguration, is a 306-meter-tall, 75-story skyscraper in Dubai.
Chess is without a doubt one of the oldest and most popular games. There are a number of legends of its origins.
The 1936 Summer Olympics were held in Berlin, the capital of Germany.
Thanks to advances in medicine and our constantly deepening knowledge of biology, we are living longer and longer. But how long can we live?
The landscape is quite picturesque. Mountains and lakes as far as the eye can see. Location: The Southeastern corner of Bavaria. Adolf Hitler’s secret...
A simple experiment which shows the power of heat.
Learn about the hardships of serfdom from Thomas' perspective.
The Burj Al Arab is a hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the third tallest hotel in the world.
During those few thousand years, many kinds of people settled in Europe. Their way of life was in sync with environmental conditions.
The term "migrant worker" has different official meanings and connotations in different parts of the world.
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.
The collapse of the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics (USSR) ended the Cold War and radically changed the world by 1991. Numerous reasons led to the end...
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...
Masada is an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel. This is one of Israel's most popular tourist attractions.
A desert is a barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.
Guilds were powerful forces in the medieval economy. Learn more about them.
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.