Sikmogil

Sikmogil

Sikmogil 식목일 - A celebration in South Korea, April 5, when public take part in tree-planting activities following...

Jeepneys

Jeepneys

Jeepneys (Filipino: Dyipne) – “A Philippine jitney bus converted from a jeep." Kind of buses used for public...

Dolly

Dolly

Dolly (1996 – 2003) – A female domestic sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell...

Litema

Litema

Litema - A form of Sesotho mural art with geometric patterns, displayed on the outer walls as well...

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Stonehenge - A prehistoric monument among the most famous landmarks in the United Kingdom consisting of a ring...

Amish

Amish

The Amish - Traditionalist Christian church mainly in North America which stems in 1693 from Jakob Ammann (1644-1730),...

Angkor

Angkor

Angkor អង្គរ - The capital city of the Khmer Empire, also named Yasodharapura, a brilliant place from the...

Durian

Durian

Durian – Sometimes named the "king of fruits", native to Borneo and Sumatra (with hundreds varieties in Indonesia),...

Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil – A cosmic mythical ash tree in Norse cosmology, connecting the Nine Worlds (with different possible classifications)...

Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak (1469 – 1539) / penjabi, ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ (Gurū Nānak Dev) - The founder of Sikhism...

Alan Turing

Alan Turing

Alan Mathison Turing (1912 – 1954) - An English mathematician and computer scientist, who brought a major contribution...

Xuanzang

Xuanzang

Xuanzang 玄奘 (c. 602 – 664) - A Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar known for his decisive seventeen-year travel...

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

Jeffrey Preston Bezos né Jorgensen (1964-) - An American technology entrepreneur, founder, CEO, and president of Amazon.com, Inc....

Torajans

Torajans

Torajans - An ethnic group of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Christian and Muslim, many practice a sort of animism...

Kael

Kael

Ka'el - An annual contest in the Bodi tribe (Ethiopia), which takes place on the New Year, aims...

Domovoi

Domovoi

Domovoi or Domovoy Домово́й - The household god in the Slavic religious tradition. Small and hairy, he is...

Mindar

Mindar

Mindar 「マインダー」 - The first android priest robot conceived in cooperation between the Koudaiji, a Buddhist temple in...

Namaste

Namaste

Namaste नमस्ते - Indian greeting, also used for leave-taking - While spoken it comes generally with a slight...

Danaë

Danaë

Danaë Δανάη - An Argive princess, daughter of King Acrisius. After being taught of a certain prophecy, he...

Persepolis

Persepolis

Persepolis (Old Persian: Pārsa) - The ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BCE). UNESCO World Heritage...

Montessori

Montessori

Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori (1870 –1952) - An Italian physician and educator best known for her philosophy of...

Banya

Banya

Banya баня - a Slavic steam bath consisting of a small room with a stove. Very central in...

Aramazd

Aramazd

Aramazd Արամազդ - The chief and creator god, father of the other gods in ancient Armenian mythology.

Poporo

Poporo

Poporo – A spiritual device used by indigenous cultures in South America which may take a variety of...

Sauna

Sauna

Sauna (ancient Finnish word) - A small room or sometimes a dedicated building for experiencing dry heat sessions....

Yennayer

Yennayer

Yennayer ⴰⵙⴻⴳⴳⴰⵙ ⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖ - Amazigh New Year (gen. 14 January, sometimes 13 or 12). ETYM Berber form of...

Sagu

Sagu

Sago or sagu - A starch extracted from the spongy centre of various tropical palm stems - Major...

Majlis

Majlis

Majlis مجلس‎ - A place and/or institution for an administrative, social or religious assembly in Islamic countries. Etym....

Vahagn

Vahagn

Vahagn Vishapakagh Vahagn the Dragon Reaper or the Dragon Slayer, or Vahakn Վահագն – A god of fire,...

Ramayana

Ramayana

Ramayana रामायणम् - A major Sanskrit epics of ancient India (another being the Mahābhārata) - Narrates the life...

Baldr

Baldr

Baldr – In Norse mythology, son of Odin and Frigg - “The second son of Odin is Baldur,...

Confucius

Confucius

Confucius 孔夫子 (551–479 BC) - A Chinese philosopher and politician who lived during the Spring and Autumn period.His...

Morpheus

Morpheus

Morpheus Μορφεύς 'Fashioner' - A god associated with sleep and dreams - For some antic authors, he is...

Achuars

Achuars

Achuar “the people of the aguaje palm” – An Amazonian community belonging to Jivaroan groups, living along either...

Khoomei

Khoomei

Khoomei Хөөмей or Hooliin Chor - Mongolian throat singing also practiced in Inner Mongolia, Tuva and Siberia -...

Tahu’a

Tahu’a

Tahu’a - A man of religion in Polynesian societies in charge of ritual ceremonies, having a broad knowledge...

Umayyads

Umayyads

Umayyads الأمويون or The Banu Umayya بَنُو أُمَيَّة‎ – The first hereditary and ruling family of the caliphate...

Ibn Sina

Ibn Sina

Ibn Sina ابن سینا‎ or Avicenna (c. 980 – June 1037) - a Persian Muslim polymath, physician and astronomer...

Jack Ma

Jack Ma

Jack Ma 马云 (1964-) - A Chinese billionaire, co-founder of Alibaba Group, 阿里巴巴集团, a multinational technology conglomerate.

Cemevi

Cemevi

Cemevi - A place where Alevi-Bektashiyyah populations gather around their traditions featuring music and dancing, and where both...

Ubuntu

Ubuntu

Ubuntu – A Southern African concept (Nguni Bantu term) involving "humanity" and “fraternity” and often translated as "I...

Suleiman I

Suleiman I

Suleiman I (1494 – 1566) or Kanunî Sultan Süleyman (قانونى سلطان سليمان‎ "The Lawgiver Suleiman") or Suleiman the...

Socrates

Socrates

Socrates Σωκράτης (c. 470 – 399 BC) - A Greek (Athenian) philosopher, one of the founders of Western philosophy...

Tsantsa

Tsantsa

Shrunken head or tsantsa – A practice of headshrinking by the Jivaroan tribes (Shuar, Achuar, Huambisa, Aguaruna) used...

Bastet

Bastet

Bastet – A goddess of ancient Egyptian religion, originally a fierce lioness warrior goddess of the sun, later...

Stubbs

Stubbs

Stubbs (1997 – 2017) - A famous cat, mayor of the historic district of Talkeetna, Alaska from July...

Mount Zaô

Mount Zaô

Mount Zaô 蔵王山 - A complex volcano between Yamagata Prefecture and Miyagi Prefecture in Japan - Famous for...

Li Shizhen

Li Shizhen

Li Shizhen 李时珍 (1518 - 1593) – A Chinese physician, naturalist, pharmacologist, herbalist and acupuncturist, known for his...

Hongi

Hongi

Hongi - The traditional Maori greeting, two people pressing their noses together while touching foreheads- The breath of...

Asclepius

Asclepius

Asclepius Ἀσκληπιός - God of medicine in ancient Greek religion, son of Apollo – The rod of Asclepius...


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