Sikmogil 식목일 - A celebration in South Korea, April 5, when public take part in tree-planting activities following...
Jeepneys (Filipino: Dyipne) – “A Philippine jitney bus converted from a jeep." Kind of buses used for public...
James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (1913 – 1980) - An American track and field (sprint and long jump) athlete....
Dante Alighieri (c. 1265 – 1321) - an Italian poet – Author of the Divine Comedy (written from 1308...
Martin Luther (1483 - 1546) - A German professor of theology and priest at the origins of the...
Dolly (1996 – 2003) – A female domestic sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell...
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...
The Amish - Traditionalist Christian church mainly in North America which stems in 1693 from Jakob Ammann (1644-1730),...
Angkor អង្គរ - The capital city of the Khmer Empire, also named Yasodharapura, a brilliant place from the...
Ivan IV Vasilyevich (Ива́н Васи́льевич (1530 – 1584) or Ivan the Terrible - Grand Prince of Moscow (1533...
Durian – Sometimes named the "king of fruits", native to Borneo and Sumatra (with hundreds varieties in Indonesia),...
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...
Ahmad Shah Massoud احمد شاه مسعود (1953 - 2001) - An Afghan politician and military commander, mujahideen during...
Alan Mathison Turing (1912 – 1954) - An English mathematician and computer scientist, who brought a major contribution...
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...
Xuanzang 玄奘 (c. 602 – 664) - A Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar known for his decisive seventeen-year travel...
Aisha Musa Ahmad عائشة موسى أحمد (1905 – 1974) or Aisha al-Falatiya - a Sudanese singer, the first...
Gregory XIII (1502 –1585) - Pope of the Catholic Church (1572 – 1585) - Best known for the...
Jeffrey Preston Bezos né Jorgensen (1964-) - An American technology entrepreneur, founder, CEO, and president of Amazon.com, Inc....
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...
Torajans - An ethnic group of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Christian and Muslim, many practice a sort of animism...
The Amazon rainforest or Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle – A tropical rainforest in the Amazon biome covering...
Ka'el - An annual contest in the Bodi tribe (Ethiopia), which takes place on the New Year, aims...
Sámi people - a Finno-Ugric people present in northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Speaking the...
Abya Yala - In the Guna language, a name meaning "land in its full maturity" used to refer...
Rakire - An example of joking relationship practiced in Burkina Faso.
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...
Mindar 「マインダー」 - The first android priest robot conceived in cooperation between the Koudaiji, a Buddhist temple in...
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 –1968) – An American Baptist minister and activist through nonviolence and civil disobedience,...
Hozho - The philosophy of wellness, wellbeing and resilience among the Navajo people.
Namaste नमस्ते - Indian greeting, also used for leave-taking - While spoken it comes generally with a slight...
Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (1783 – 1872) - A Danish pastor and teacher – Very active in the...
The Saline Royale at Arc-et-Senans - A historical Royal Saltworks (located in the Doubs, France) built by Claude-Nicolas...
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...
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...
The Thinker (“Le Penseur” in French) - A bronze sculpture by Auguste Rodin (1840 –1917), showing a nude...
Persepolis (Old Persian: Pārsa) - The ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BCE). UNESCO World Heritage...
Immanuel Kant (1724 –1804) - A major German philosopher in the Age of Enlightenment – Author of the...
Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori (1870 –1952) - An Italian physician and educator best known for her philosophy of...
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...
Sauna (ancient Finnish word) - A small room or sometimes a dedicated building for experiencing dry heat sessions....
A ritual among Chambri tribe, Papua New Guinea – An initiation to transition from being a boy to...
Sejong the Great 세종대왕 (1397 –1450) - King of the Joseon dynasty of Korea – He reinforced Confucian...
Yennayer ⴰⵙⴻⴳⴳⴰⵙ ⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖ - Amazigh New Year (gen. 14 January, sometimes 13 or 12). ETYM Berber form of...
Sago or sagu - A starch extracted from the spongy centre of various tropical palm stems - Major...
Majlis مجلس - A place and/or institution for an administrative, social or religious assembly in Islamic countries. Etym....
Pied Piper of Hamelin - Rattenfänger von Hameln – A legend from the town of Hamelin (Hameln), Germany...
Floriography of the language of flowers – A sort of cryptological communication consisting of the use of flowers...
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...
Baldr – In Norse mythology, son of Odin and Frigg - “The second son of Odin is Baldur,...
Confucius 孔夫子 (551–479 BC) - A Chinese philosopher and politician who lived during the Spring and Autumn period.His...
Morpheus Μορφεύς 'Fashioner' - A god associated with sleep and dreams - For some antic authors, he is...
Achuar “the people of the aguaje palm” – An Amazonian community belonging to Jivaroan groups, living along either...
Khoomei Хөөмей or Hooliin Chor - Mongolian throat singing also practiced in Inner Mongolia, Tuva and Siberia -...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791) – A composer Born in Salzburg, producing more than 600 works (symphonic,...
Tahu’a - A man of religion in Polynesian societies in charge of ritual ceremonies, having a broad knowledge...
Didgeridoo or didjeridu - A wind instrument used by Indigenous Australians.
Umayyads الأمويون or The Banu Umayya بَنُو أُمَيَّة – The first hereditary and ruling family of the caliphate...
Ibn Sina ابن سینا or Avicenna (c. 980 – June 1037) - a Persian Muslim polymath, physician and astronomer...
Jack Ma 马云 (1964-) - A Chinese billionaire, co-founder of Alibaba Group, 阿里巴巴集团, a multinational technology conglomerate.
Cemevi - A place where Alevi-Bektashiyyah populations gather around their traditions featuring music and dancing, and where both...
Nilometer, Egypt, structure, measure, Nile River, level, flood, season, vertical, column, stairs, well
Andreas Vesalius (1514 –1564) - A Flemish anatomist and physician, founder of modern human anatomy. Author of De...
Hoʻoponopono - A Hawaiian cultural practice aiming to reconciliation and forgiveness.
Angakkuq ᐊᖓᑦᑯᖅ - A sort of shaman among the Inuit – Has a knowledge of the rituals and...
Ubuntu – A Southern African concept (Nguni Bantu term) involving "humanity" and “fraternity” and often translated as "I...
Suleiman I (1494 – 1566) or Kanunî Sultan Süleyman (قانونى سلطان سليمان "The Lawgiver Suleiman") or Suleiman the...
Qin Shi Huang 秦始皇 “First Emperor of Qin” (259 BC – 210 BC) - The founder of the...
Socrates Σωκράτης (c. 470 – 399 BC) - A Greek (Athenian) philosopher, one of the founders of Western philosophy...
Shrunken head or tsantsa – A practice of headshrinking by the Jivaroan tribes (Shuar, Achuar, Huambisa, Aguaruna) used...
Bastet – A goddess of ancient Egyptian religion, originally a fierce lioness warrior goddess of the sun, later...
Stubbs (1997 – 2017) - A famous cat, mayor of the historic district of Talkeetna, Alaska from July...
Tokyo Wan Kannon 東京湾観音 - A Kannon Statue located in Chiba - 56m high, it was built in...
Mount Zaô 蔵王山 - A complex volcano between Yamagata Prefecture and Miyagi Prefecture in Japan - Famous for...
The Thirteen Buddhas of Chichibu 秩父十三仏霊場 - A group of 13 Buddhist sacred sites in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
Shaka kaSenzangakhona (c. 1787 – 1828) or Shaka Zulu - One of the most influential monarchs of the...
National Museum of Japanese History 国立歴史民俗博物館 – A history museum founded in 1981 focusing on the history, archaeology,...
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 青森ねぶた祭り - A summer festival in Aomori Prefecture, Japan in early August. Nebuta designates the...
Tonami Yotaka Matsuri 砺波夜高祭り or Yotaka festival – An event held in June in Toyama Prefecture, Japan -...
Shiraito Falls 白糸の滝 – A waterfall in Shizuoka Prefecture, near Mount Fuji, Japan - Added to the World...
Alexandra David-Néel (1868 – 1969) - A Belgian–French explorer, spiritualist and writer - Most known for her 1924...
Bar mitzvah (בַּר מִצְוָה) and Bat mitzvah (בַּת מִצְוָה) - A Jewish coming of age ritual for 13...
Ella Maillart (1903 - 1997) - A Swiss adventurer, travel writer and photographer- She was also a sportswoman...
Li Shizhen 李时珍 (1518 - 1593) – A Chinese physician, naturalist, pharmacologist, herbalist and acupuncturist, known for his...
Hongi - The traditional Maori greeting, two people pressing their noses together while touching foreheads- The breath of...
Tsukuba Science City 筑波研究学園都市 - A planned science park, pionneer as a center for research and education, developed...
Kenroku-en 兼六園 - One of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, developed from the 1620s – It is...
Asclepius Ἀσκληπιός - God of medicine in ancient Greek religion, son of Apollo – The rod of Asclepius...
- A Cavalier & a Lady drinking chocolate
- Aachen Cathedral
- Abya Yala
- Ahmad Shah Massoud
- Ahura Mazda
- Ainu people
- Aisha Musa Ahmad
- Alan Turing
- Albanian alphabets
- Albert Camus
- Alexandra David-Néel
- Alexandre de Rhodes
- Allchar deposit
- 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
- Hagia Sophia
- Hanging Gardens of Babylon
- Harald Blåtand Gormsen
- Hermitage Museum
- Hernán Cortés
- Hokusai’s Wave
- Homo Abilis
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- Hunahpu and Xbalanque
- Hussein Sheikh Ahmed Kaddare
- Hyde Park
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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
- Maneki Neko
- Mao Zedong
- Maple Syrup
- 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
- 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 Keïta
- Saline Royale at Arc-et-Senans
- Satish Kumar
- School of Athens
- Shahr-i Sokhta
- Shaka kaSenzangakhona
- Shigeru Kayano
- Shiraito Falls
- Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
- Shô Tai
- 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