Hagia Sophia (Istanbul)

The church of the "Holy Wisdom," built in the Byzantine Empire, had been one of the...

Wright Flyer I (1903)

The Wright Flyer was the first successful powered, heavier-than-air aircraft, designed...

Telegraph (Samuel F. B. Morse)

The American inventor presented his invention revolutionizing telecommunication at New...

Bedouin camp

The seminomadic lifestyle of the Bedouin adapted to the climatic and environmental...

Tower of London (16th century)

The intriguing history of this historic castle spans nearly a thousand years.

Nizwa Fort (Oman, 17th century)

The round tower of the largest fort in the Arabian Peninsula had an ingenious defense system.

Galileo Galilei's workshop

Galileo Galilei's scientific achievements contributed greatly to the advancement of...

The White House (Washington, D.C., 1800)

One of the best known buildings in the world, this is the residence and office of the...

Napoleonic Wars

Napoleon I, who crowned himself emperor, was one of the most outstanding military...

Geographical discoveries (15th-17th century)

Legendary geographical discoveries at the beginning of the Modern Age had not only...

Mining at the time of the Industrial Revolution

At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials...

Naval cannon (17th century)

Cannons also appeared in naval warfare.

Melk Abbey (Austria)

The 900 years old Benedictine abbey is situated in Melk, on the right bank of the Danube.

Watt´s steam engine (18th century)

The steam engine, perfected by the Scottish engineer James Watt, revolutionized technology.

Patent-Motorwagen (Karl Benz, 1886)

The Benz Patent-Motorwagen is widely regarded as the first vehicle propelled by an...

Hot-air balloon (18th century)

The French Montgolfier brothers were the first pioneers of flying.

Telephone (Alexander Graham Bell)

The device that transmits human voice as electrical signals was invented by Bell in 1876.

BR Standard Class 3 2-6-2T steam locomotive

A type of steam locomotives used by British Railways were manufactured in the 1950s.

Dynamo (intermediate)

A dynamo converts mechanical energy into direct current.

Mail coach service (Great Britain, 18th century)

Before the emergence of motorised vehicles, letters and packages were delivered by...

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