The Story of the Suez Canal

The brief history of constructing the canal from the age of the pharaohs to the present days.

Traditional Arab house

So many cultures, so many customs. Let’s take a look at what an Arab house used to look like prior to the 20th century.

The monasteries

One of the most significant Christian religious features of medieval Europe was the monastic movement.

The overpopulation of the Earth

This video presents the consequences of the Earth’s overpopulation, the antecedents of the phenomenon and the population figures of our day.

Tea bag rocket

You can make a cool rocket, using a tea bag and a little fire.

Water thermometer

An easy way to make your own thermometer at home!

Anti-gravity water

This experiment shows how a handkerchief can hold a glass of water.

Fruit-power battery

Watch how a few lemons can produce electricity.

Fire resistant water balloon

Using some water, you can easily make a fireproof balloon at home.

Balancing utensils table trick

With this little balance trick, you can amaze your friends using a toothpick, a spoon, a fork and a simple glass.

The mysterious Northwest Passage

A possible sea route connecting the northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans was sought for centuries. This video is about John Franklin’s tragic expedition.

Istanbul – An Eastern metropolis heading for the West

One of the most important cities in history is the largest metropolis in present-day Turkey.

The discovery of America

America was discovered by several groups before the Europeans arrived, but was forgotten after. One thing is sure: Columbus was not the first one.

The math behind the lottery

A lot of people have certainly dreamt about winning the lottery. But how big is that chance? Let’s do some math!

The history of space flight Part I - To infinity and beyond

This video presents the beginning of astronautics and the early years of the Space Race.

Rising water

Another cool but easy science experiment you can do at home.

The production of ethylene and its reaction with bromine water (observation)

Ethylene, produced by the heating of polyethylene, changes the colour of bromine water.

Venice, the city of canals

All of these names suggest that Venice is a place worth visiting. Suffice it to say that today it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy....

The brown bear

Let’s see how a bear, which the most popular chidren's toy was modelled after, lives in real life.

The first circumnavigation of the globe

The concept of a spherical Earth became more and more accepted during the 15th century, but Magellan’s expedition provided the first evidence.

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