Hoan Kiem Lake (Vietnamese: Hồ Hoàn Kiếm, Hán tự: 湖還劍) - A fresh water lake meaning "Lake of...
John Maynard Keynes (1883 –1946) - A British economist, author of The General Theory of Employment, Interest and...
Hồ Chí Minh - Chữ nôm: 胡志明 (1890 – 1969), born Nguyễn Sinh Cung, also known as Bác...
Tiki ou Ti'i (Tahitian) - Human representation carved in Oceania, taking the form of a statue or a...
Hạ Long Bay (Vietnamese: Vịnh Hạ Long) – A large and natural bay in Quảng Ninh Province -...
Shāh Abbās the Great or Shāh Abbās I of Persia (Persian: شاه عباس بزرگ) (1571 - 1629) -...
Alma Mahler or Alma Maria Mahler Gropius Werfel born Schindler (1879 – 1964) - A composer and author...
Takkyubin 宅急便 - A national delivery service company based in Japan, sending the parcel door to door usually...
Jonathan Paul Clegg or Johnny Clegg (1953 –2019) - A South African musician and anthropologist. After the disbanding...
Hailibu the Hunter – A legendary Mongolian hunter whose big heart allowed him to live beautiful and heroic...
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova Валентина Владимировна Терешкова (1937-) – The first woman to have flown in space on the...
Emmeline Pankhurst born Emiline Goulden (1858 –1928) - A British political activist – She organized the British suffragette...
Lakes of Ounianga - A series of 18 lakes in the Sahara Desert (Chad), in the mountains of...
Marie Skłodowska Curie (1867 – 1934) - A Polish naturalized-French physicist and chemist - Her research on radioactivity...
Dame Jane Morris Goodall (1934 -) - An English primatologist and anthropologist, one of the best experts on...
Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich (1901 –1992) - A German-American actress and singer, one of the world’s most glamorous...
Lalibela ላሊበላ- A city in Ethiopia (Amhara Region) famous for its rock-cut monolithic churches. World Heritage site 1978....
Seven Lucky Gods or Seven Gods of Fortune 七福神 - Believed to grant good luck in Japanese mythology....
Ahmad Zahir احمد ظاهر (1946 -1979) - An Afghan singer and composer, an unmatched icon of Afghanistan known...
Sarla Thakral सरला ठकराल (1914 –2008) also known as Mati - The first Indian woman to fly an...
Kilimanjaro (Mount) – A mountain constituted of three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, in Tanzania - The...
Litema - A form of Sesotho mural art with geometric patterns, displayed on the outer walls as well...
Stonehenge - A prehistoric monument among the most famous landmarks in the United Kingdom consisting of a ring...
Sikmogil 식목일 - A celebration in South Korea, April 5, when public take part in tree-planting activities following...
El Dorado (for "the golden one") or El Hombre (Rey) Dorado - "The Golden Man (King)") - A...
Stupa स्तूप (Sanskrit: "heap") – A mound-like or hemispherical structure containing relics or place of meditation, in different...
Drag queen - An artist (usually a man, often homosexual) who dresses as a woman and animates colourful...
Zolgokh (Mongolian: Золгох) or Zolgolt – Traditional Mongolian greeting consisting of holding both their arms out, the younger...
Cochise (Apache: Shi-ka-She or A-da-tli-chi: "having the quality or strength of an oak" (c. 1805 –1874) - Principal...
The Scythians or Scyth, Saka (7th century BCE - 3rd century BCE) - A nomadic people in the...
Narcissus (Greek: Νάρκισσος Nárkissos) - In Greek mythology, a hunter from Thespiae known for his beauty and the...
Machu Picchu - A15th-century Inca citadel, in Peru – Brought to international attention byHiram Bingham in 1911 -...
James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (1913 – 1980) - An American track and field (sprint and long jump) athlete....
Ferdinand Magellan - Portuguese: Fernão de Magalhães (c. 1480 - 1521) - Portuguese navigator and explorer who made...
Dante Alighieri (c. 1265 – 1321) - an Italian poet – Author of the Divine Comedy (written from 1308...
Enkutatash (Ge'ez: እንቁጣጣሽ) - The first day of the New Year in Ethiopia and Eritrea, more or less...
Martin Luther (1483 - 1546) - A German professor of theology and priest at the origins of the...
Jeepneys (Filipino: Dyipne) – “A Philippine jitney bus converted from a jeep." Kind of buses used for public...
Adeline Virginia Woolf born Stephen (1882 – 1941) - An English writer, considered one of the most important...
Dolly (1996 – 2003) – A female domestic sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell...
Milton Friedman (1912 –2006) - An American economist - Opposing Keynesian government policies, he promoted an alternative macroeconomic...
Durian – Sometimes named the "king of fruits", native to Borneo and Sumatra (with hundreds varieties in Indonesia),...
Angkor អង្គរ - The capital city of the Khmer Empire, also named Yasodharapura, a brilliant place from the...
Yggdrasil – A cosmic mythical ash tree in Norse cosmology, connecting the Nine Worlds (with different possible classifications)...
Guru Nanak (1469 – 1539) / penjabi, ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ (Gurū Nānak Dev) - The founder of Sikhism...
Torajans - An ethnic group of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Christian and Muslim, many practice a sort of animism...
Ahmad Shah Massoud احمد شاه مسعود (1953 - 2001) - An Afghan politician and military commander, mujahideen during...
Xuanzang 玄奘 (c. 602 – 664) - A Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar known for his decisive seventeen-year travel...
Ka'el - An annual contest in the Bodi tribe (Ethiopia), which takes place on the New Year, aims...
Maya calendars - A system of calendars consisting of several cycles (counts) of different lengths with the Tzolkin,...
Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake - An annual and now international event held near Gloucester / England. It...
Gregory XIII (1502 –1585) - Pope of the Catholic Church (1572 – 1585) - Best known for the...
Aisha Musa Ahmad عائشة موسى أحمد (1905 – 1974) or Aisha al-Falatiya - a Sudanese singer, the first...
Sámi people - a Finno-Ugric people present in northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Speaking the...
The Amish - Traditionalist Christian church mainly in North America which stems in 1693 from Jakob Ammann (1644-1730),...
Kingdom of Kush (c. 785BCE – c. 350CE) - An ancient kingdom in Nubia. Its capitals were successively Napata (pres....
Halloween – A celebration held on 31 October, the eve of the Christian feast of All Hallows' Day...
Ivan IV Vasilyevich (Ива́н Васи́льевич (1530 – 1584) or Ivan the Terrible - Grand Prince of Moscow (1533...
The Amazon rainforest or Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle – A tropical rainforest in the Amazon biome covering...
Jeffrey Preston Bezos né Jorgensen (1964-) - An American technology entrepreneur, founder, CEO, and president of Amazon.com, Inc....
Alan Mathison Turing (1912 – 1954) - An English mathematician and computer scientist, who brought a major contribution...
Immanuel Kant (1724 –1804) - A major German philosopher in the Age of Enlightenment – Author of the...
The Saline Royale at Arc-et-Senans - A historical Royal Saltworks (located in the Doubs, France) built by Claude-Nicolas...
Abya Yala - In the Guna language, a name meaning "land in its full maturity" used to refer...
Mindar 「マインダー」 - The first android priest robot conceived in cooperation between the Koudaiji, a Buddhist temple in...
Hanging Gardens of Babylon - One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World said to have been...
Domovoi or Domovoy Домово́й - The household god in the Slavic religious tradition. Small and hairy, he is...
Hozho - The philosophy of wellness, wellbeing and resilience among the Navajo people.
Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (1783 – 1872) - A Danish pastor and teacher – Very active in the...
Hyde Park – A major park in Central London, established by Henry VIII in 1536, divided by the...
Villa d'Este - A 16th-century villa in Tivoli, near Rome, famous for its profusion of fountains and terraced...
Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori (1870 –1952) - An Italian physician and educator best known for her philosophy of...
Postojna Cave (Slovene: Postojnska jama) - A very long karst cave system (24.12 kilometers) located in Slovenia, produced...
Danaë Δανάη - An Argive princess, daughter of King Acrisius. After being taught of a certain prophecy, he...
Rose Valley of Kazanlak (Bulgarian: Розова долина, Rozova dolina) - A region in Bulgaria famous for its rose-growing...
Persepolis (Old Persian: Pārsa) - The ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BCE). UNESCO World Heritage...
Rakire - An example of joking relationship practiced in Burkina Faso.
The Thinker (“Le Penseur” in French) - A bronze sculpture by Auguste Rodin (1840 –1917), showing a nude...
Namaste नमस्ते - Indian greeting, also used for leave-taking - While spoken it comes generally with a slight...
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 –1968) – An American Baptist minister and activist through nonviolence and civil disobedience,...
Sago or sagu - A starch extracted from the spongy centre of various tropical palm stems - Major...
Wayang kulit - A form of traditional puppet-shadow play in Indonesia - Intangible Heritage of Humanity 2003 –...
Vahagn Vishapakagh Vahagn the Dragon Reaper or the Dragon Slayer, or Vahakn Վահագն – A god of fire,...
Ramayana रामायणम् - A major Sanskrit epics of ancient India (another being the Mahābhārata) - Narrates the life...
Sejong the Great 세종대왕 (1397 –1450) - King of the Joseon dynasty of Korea – He reinforced Confucian...
Baldr – In Norse mythology, son of Odin and Frigg - “The second son of Odin is Baldur,...
Floriography of the language of flowers – A sort of cryptological communication consisting of the use of flowers...
Confucius 孔夫子 (551–479 BCE) - A Chinese philosopher and politician who lived during the Spring and Autumn period.His...
Sauna (ancient Finnish word) - A small room or sometimes a dedicated building for experiencing dry heat sessions....
Morpheus Μορφεύς 'Fashioner' - A god associated with sleep and dreams - For some antic authors, he is...
Majlis مجلس - A place and/or institution for an administrative, social or religious assembly in Islamic countries. Etym....
Achuar “the people of the aguaje palm” – An Amazonian community belonging to Jivaroan groups, living along either...
Banya баня - a Slavic steam bath consisting of a small room with a stove. Very central in...
Aramazd Արամազդ - The chief and creator god, father of the other gods in ancient Armenian mythology.
Poporo – A spiritual device used by indigenous cultures in South America which may take a variety of...
A ritual among Chambri tribe, Papua New Guinea – An initiation to transition from being a boy to...
Pied Piper of Hamelin - Rattenfänger von Hameln – A legend from the town of Hamelin (Hameln), Germany...
Yennayer ⴰⵙⴻⴳⴳⴰⵙ ⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖ - Amazigh New Year (gen. 14 January, sometimes 13 or 12). ETYM Berber form of...
Jack Ma 马云 (1964-) - A Chinese billionaire, co-founder of Alibaba Group, 阿里巴巴集团, a multinational technology conglomerate.
Ubuntu – A Southern African concept (Nguni Bantu term) involving "humanity" and “fraternity” and often translated as "I...
- A Cavalier & a Lady drinking chocolate
- Aachen Cathedral
- Abya Yala
- Ahmad Shah Massoud
- Ahmad Zahir
- Ahura Mazda
- Ainu people
- Aisha Musa Ahmad
- Alan Turing
- Albanian alphabets
- Albert Camus
- Alexandra David-Néel
- Alexandre de Rhodes
- Allchar deposit
- Alma Mahler
- Amazon rainforest
- Amber Room
- Ame ni mo makezu
- Ando Tadao
- Andreas Vesalius
- Andy Warhol
- Anton Janša
- Aoi Matsuri
- Aomori Nebuta Matsuri
- Aran Jumper
- Ararat (Mount)
- Asahi Shimbun
- Asimov’s Laws
- Atomium in Brussels
- Awa Odori
- Cai Lun
- Candombe drums
- Cang Jie
- Carl von Linné
- Catacombs of Rome
- Center of the world
- Cesária Évora
- Chappe’s Semaphore
- Chinese cricket containers
- Chinese New Year
- Cimitirul Vesel
- City of the Sun
- Cocoa (Maya)
- Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake
- Copper craftsmanship of Lahij
- Corongo’s water judges
- Cosquer Cave
- Cowbells in Portugal
- Cueva de las manos
- Cuir de Cordoue
- Cyril and Methodius
- Dame Jane Morris Goodall
- Dance Drums in Burundi
- Dante Alighieri
- Dia de Muertos
- Diamond Sûtra
- Diego de Landa Calderón
- Django Reinhardt
- Dodo in Mauritius
- Domestication of dogs
- Don’t wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day.
- Drag queen
- Hagia Sophia
- Hailibu the Hunter
- Hanging Gardens of Babylon
- Harald Blåtand Gormsen
- Hermitage Museum
- Hernán Cortés
- Hoan Kiem Lake
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- Homo Abilis
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- Hunahpu and Xbalanque
- Hussein Sheikh Ahmed Kaddare
- Hyde Park
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- Hồ Chí Minh
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- Icelandic Turf Houses
- Iio Sōgi
- Immanuel Kant
- Incense in Yemen
- Indus Valley Civilization
- International literacy day (September 8)
- Internet of Trees
- Inu Hariko
- Inuit people
- Ise Grand Shrine
- Ishiguro Hiroshi
- Ivan IV Vasilyevich
- Izanami & Izanagi
- Kalyady Tsars
- Kangxi radicals (214)
- Karel Čapek
- Kasuga Grand Shrine
- Keiro no Hi
- Kiku no gomon
- King Ibrahim Njoya
- King Sejong
- Kingdom of Kush
- Kintai Bridge
- Kojiki & NihonShoki
- Macchu Pichu
- Maneki Neko
- Mao Zedong
- Maple Syrup
- Marie Skłodowska Curie
- Marlene Dietrich
- Martin Luther
- Martin Luther King Jr.
- Mask of Tutankhamun
- Mastiha on the island of Chios
- Matsuo Bashô
- Maya calendars
- Maya Strabismus
- Men crocodile
- Mesrop Mashtots
- Microplastic in deepest oceans
- Miike Coal Mine
- Mikiel Anton Vassalli
- Milton Friedman
- Minik Wallace
- Miyamoto Musashi
- Molly Malone
- Mount Zaô
- Muhammad Yunus
- Nachi no hi matsuri
- Nakahama John Manjirô
- Nama and Hereros
- National Museum of Japanese History
- Nazca Lines & Geoglyphs
- Nikola Tesla
- Nikolaj Grundtvig
- Nko alphabet
- Nolence Moses Mwangwego
- Notre Dame de Paris
- Nádleeh Two-Spirit
- Nô Theatre
- Sacred Cow
- Saint Patrick
- Saito Musashibō Benkei
- Salif Keita
- Saline Royale at Arc-et-Senans
- Sarla Thakral
- Satish Kumar
- School of Athens
- Seven Lucky Gods
- Shahr-i Sokhta
- Shaka kaSenzangakhona
- Shigeru Kayano
- Shiraito Falls
- Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
- Shô Tai
- Shāh Abbās the Great
- Siddham Script
- Sika deer
- Sing Sing
- Slovak opal mines
- Snowball Effect
- Solomon Temple
- Suleiman I
- Sámi people
- Taiping Heavenly Kingdom
- Taj Mahal
- Tale of the Heike
- Tassili n’Ajjer
- Teru teru bôzu
- The Decameron
- The Louvre (Museum)
- The Thirteen Buddhas of Chichibu
- The three wise monkeys
- The Way follows its own ways
- Thinker of Hamangia
- Thonmi Sambhota
- Tim Berners-Lee and the web
- Tokugawa Ieyasu
- Tokyo Wan Kannon
- Tomioka Silk Mill
- Traditional healers of Southern Africa
- Tsagaan Sar
- Tsukuba Science City
- Tupi-Guarani languages
- Täze Elipbiý