Pied Piper of Hamelin - Rattenfänger von Hameln – A legend from the town of Hamelin (Hameln), Germany...
Sejong the Great 세종대왕 (1397 –1450) - King of the Joseon dynasty of Korea – He reinforced Confucian...
Ramayana रामायणम् - A major Sanskrit epics of ancient India (another being the Mahābhārata) - Narrates the life...
Vahagn Vishapakagh Vahagn the Dragon Reaper or the Dragon Slayer, or Vahakn Վահագն – A god of fire,...
Baldr – In Norse mythology, son of Odin and Frigg - “The second son of Odin is Baldur,...
Aramazd Արամազդ - The chief and creator god, father of the other gods in ancient Armenian mythology.
Ibn Sina ابن سینا or Avicenna (c. 980 – June 1037) - a Persian Muslim polymath, physician and astronomer...
Cemevi - A place where Alevi-Bektashiyyah populations gather around their traditions featuring music and dancing, and where both...
Hoʻoponopono - A Hawaiian cultural practice aiming to reconciliation and forgiveness.
Didgeridoo or didjeridu - A wind instrument used by Indigenous Australians.
Andreas Vesalius (1514 –1564) - A Flemish anatomist and physician, founder of modern human anatomy. Author of De...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791) – A composer Born in Salzburg, producing more than 600 works (symphonic,...
Khoomei Хөөмей or Hooliin Chor - Mongolian throat singing also practiced in Inner Mongolia, Tuva and Siberia -...
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...
Shrunken head or tsantsa – A practice of headshrinking by the Jivaroan tribes (Shuar, Achuar, Huambisa, Aguaruna) used...
Angakkuq ᐊᖓᑦᑯᖅ - A sort of shaman among the Inuit – Has a knowledge of the rituals and...
Qin Shi Huang 秦始皇 “First Emperor of Qin” (259 BC – 210 BC) - The founder of the...
Umayyads الأمويون or The Banu Umayya بَنُو أُمَيَّة – The first hereditary and ruling family of the caliphate...
Socrates Σωκράτης (c. 470 – 399 BC) - A Greek (Athenian) philosopher, one of the founders of Western philosophy...
Ubuntu – A Southern African concept (Nguni Bantu term) involving "humanity" and “fraternity” and often translated as "I...
Tahu’a - A man of religion in Polynesian societies in charge of ritual ceremonies, having a broad knowledge...
Suleiman I (1494 – 1566) or Kanunî Sultan Süleyman (قانونى سلطان سليمان "The Lawgiver Suleiman") or Suleiman the...
Nilometer, Egypt, structure, measure, Nile River, level, flood, season, vertical, column, stairs, well
Jack Ma 马云 (1964-) - A Chinese billionaire, co-founder of Alibaba Group, 阿里巴巴集团, a multinational technology conglomerate.
Traditional healers of Southern Africa - Practitioners of traditional African medicine in Southern Africa comprising of diviners (sangoma),...
Hongi - The traditional Maori greeting, two people pressing their noses together while touching foreheads- The breath of...
Ella Maillart (1903 - 1997) - A Swiss adventurer, travel writer and photographer- She was also a sportswoman...
Marabout مُرابِط - A Muslim religious leader and teacher in North and West Africa – The term may...
Alexandra David-Néel (1868 – 1969) - A Belgian–French explorer, spiritualist and writer - Most known for her 1924...
Li Shizhen 李时珍 (1518 - 1593) – A Chinese physician, naturalist, pharmacologist, herbalist and acupuncturist, known for his...
Mao Zedong 毛泽东 (1893 – 1976) – The main founder of the People's Republic of China (PRC) -...
Shiraito Falls 白糸の滝 – A waterfall in Shizuoka Prefecture, near Mount Fuji, Japan - Added to the World...
Shaka kaSenzangakhona (c. 1787 – 1828) or Shaka Zulu - One of the most influential monarchs of the...
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 青森ねぶた祭り - A summer festival in Aomori Prefecture, Japan in early August. Nebuta designates the...
Bar mitzvah (בַּר מִצְוָה) et Bat mitzvah (בַּת מִצְוָה) - Rituel juif de passage à l'âge adulte pour...
Asclepius Ἀσκληπιός - God of medicine in ancient Greek religion, son of Apollo – The rod of Asclepius...
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,...
The Thirteen Buddhas of Chichibu 秩父十三仏霊場 - A group of 13 Buddhist sacred sites in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
Kenroku-en 兼六園 - One of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, developed from the 1620s – It is...
Tsukuba Science City 筑波研究学園都市 - A planned science park, pionneer as a center for research and education, developed...
Tonami Yotaka Matsuri 砺波夜高祭り or Yotaka festival – An event held in June in Toyama Prefecture, Japan -...
Tokyo Wan Kannon 東京湾観音 - A Kannon Statue located in Chiba - 56m high, it was built in...
The Kintai Bridge 錦帯橋 – A unique and historical wooden arch bridge, built in 1673 and spanning the...
Shirakawa-go 白川郷and Gokayama 五箇山 - Traditional Japanese villages (respectively In Gifu and Toyama Prefectures) known for their building...
Kotohira-gû 金刀比羅宮 - A Shinto shrine, also known as Konpira-dai-gongen 金比羅大権現 or Konpira-san, located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan...
Auðumbla - A primeval cowin Norse mythology. Ymir fed from her milk, and over the course of three...
Snowball Effect – It looks initially insignificant. However with a buzz* effect or castastrophe* effect, we observe that...
Sanbutsu-ji 三仏寺 - A Buddhist temple in Tottori Prefecture, Japan - Founded by En no Gyōja (ca. 634–701)...
Carl von Linné (1707 – 1778) - A Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, known as the “father of...
"Man follows the ways of earth, Earth follows the ways of Heaven; Heaven follows the ways of the...
Hagia Sophia Αγία Σοφία – Located in present Istanbul, Turkey – A Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, built...
Shô Tai 尚泰 (1843 –1901) - The last king of the Ryukyu Kingdom before its annexation by Japan...
Eihei-ji 永平寺 “temple of eternal peace” - One of two main temples of the Sōtō school of Zen...
Tomioka Silk Mill 富岡製糸場 - Japan's oldest modern silk reeling factory located in Gunma Prefecture.
Notre Dame de Paris - A medieval Catholic cathedral in Paris, France, built from 1163 - Consecrated to...
Kumamoto 熊本市 - The capital city of Kumamoto Prefecture - Kyushu, Japan. In 2010 is a mascot was...
Ôuchi-juku 大内宿 - A post station in Japan's Edo period located in Fukushima Prefecture – With traditional thatched...
Hernán Cortés (1485 – 1547) - A Spanish Conquistador who led the expedition on behalf of Charles V...
Yoshinogari 吉野ヶ里 遺跡 - A large and complex site from Yayoi period, in Saga Prefecture, Kyūshū, Japan –...
Itsukushima 厳島 - An island located in Hiroshima Bay - Known as Miyajima 宮島and its Shrine, including a...
The Merry Cemetery (Cimitirul Vesel) – A cemetery in Romania, famous for its colorful tombstones with naïve paintings...
Chinese science is based on the alternation and complementarity of yin (陰, simplified: 阴) and yang (陽, simplified:...
Akhenaten - An ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty who ruled from 1353 (or 1351) BC to...
IDIOM - "Break a leg" (EN) --> An idiom to wish a performer "good luck"!
Maya glyph for cocoa.
Nakahama John Manjirô 中濱 万次郎 ( 1827 –1898) - The first Japanese person to visit the United States...
Diego de Landa Calderón (1524 –1579) - Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Yucatán. Famous for his...
Miyamoto Musashi宮本 武蔵 ( 1584 –1645) - A Japanese master of sword, philosopher and strategist – He was...
Popol Vuh – “Book of the Community” or “Book of Counsel” – A mythological text of Kʼicheʼ Maya...
Sika deer - nihonjika 日本鹿（ニホンジカ) "Japanese deer" - A species of deer native to East Asia, overabundant in...
Ayurveda आयुर्वॆद - An antic system of medicine in India – Divided into eight canonical components: general medicine,...
Momotarô 桃太郎, "Peach Boy" - A popular Japanese hero born from a giant peach. After befriended a talking...
Ame ni mo makezu 雨ニモマケズ "Be not Defeated by the Rain" - A poem written by Kenji Miyazawa...
Yoga योग "to attach, join, harness, yoke" - Disciplines or practices resulting from Indian philosophies that seeks through...
Sadhu साधु "straight, right, leading straight to goal" – A religious ascetic person in India who has renounced...
Gao Mata "Mother Cow" - Sacrality of the cow in India (as it is in other civilizations) –...
Inipi - A type of sweat lodge, a Lakota purification ceremony. Stones are heated and placed in the...
Chakras चक्र “wheel, circle” – Energetic points in the subtle body in old Indian traditions – Although variable,...
Acupuncture 针灸 - Traditional therapeutic system of Chinese medicine. Its principle consists to preserve or restore health in...
Qi Gong 气功 "Breath control". - Traditional Chinese gymnastics and a science of breathing based on knowledge and...
Hunahpu and Xbalanque - Maya Hero Twins, central figures of the Popol Vuh - Often portrayed as complementary...
Urushi 漆 – The Japanese lacquerware - Nurimono塗物designating the "coated thing".
O-seibo お 歳 暮 - A gift exchange period prior to the Japanese New Year, designed to show...
Molly Malone (or "Cockles and Mussels") – The unofficial anthem of Dublin telling the fictional tale of a...
Tengu 天狗 ("heavenly dog") – A Japanese legendary creature taking their name from a dog-like Chinese demon and...
Olmecs – One of the oldest civilizations in Mesoamerica (present. Veracruz and Tabasco) – From 1500 BCE to...
Ginza 銀座 – A district of Tokyo, a most famous and luxurious Japanese shopping area.
Jinmu-tennô 神武天皇, Emperor Jinmu - The first Emperor of Japan dated as 660 BC - descendant of the...
Rakugo 落語 – A form of Japanese verbal entertainment, a storyteller (rakugoka) sitting on stage in seiza position.
Jōyō kanji 常用漢字 (literally "regular-use Chinese characters") – An official list of 2,136 characters issued in 2010 –...
Onsen 温泉 – One of the thousands of the Japanese hot volcanic springs – May be outdoor (roten-buro)...
Fushimi Inari Taisha 伏見稲荷大社 - The head shrine of the god Inari, god of rice and the patron...
Maneki-neko 招き猫 (literally "beckoning cat") – A Japanese figurine usually displayed at the entrance of shops or restaurants...
Joya no kane 除夜の鐘 – A Japanese ceremony that takes place in the New Year’s eve with a...
Genpuku元服 – A Japanese coming-of-age ceremony dating back to Nara Period (after a Tang Dynasty Chinese custom) –...
Bocce or bocci – The traditional maltese ball sport, closely related to the French Petanque, English Bowls and...
Daruma だるま (doll) – A Japanese traditional doll (generally painted red but not only) modeled after Bodhidharma, the...
Wabi-sabi侘寂 – A Japanese concept who calls for the acceptance of impermanence and imperfection – Many aspects are...
O-Jigi お辞儀 – The Japanese etiquette of bowing, with very precise codes depending on the protagonists and the...
- A Cavalier & a Lady drinking chocolate
- Aachen Cathedral
- Ahura Mazda
- Ainu people
- Albanian alphabets
- Albert Camus
- Alexandra David-Néel
- Alexandre de Rhodes
- Allchar deposit
- 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)
- Copper craftsmanship of Lahij
- Corongo’s water judges
- Cosquer Cave
- Cowbells in Portugal
- Cueva de las manos
- Cuir De Cordoue
- Cyril and Methodius
- Kalyady Tsars
- Kangxi radicals (214)
- Karel Čapek
- Kasuga Grand Shrine
- Keiro no Hi
- Kiku no gomon
- King Ibrahim Njoya
- King Sejong
- Kintai Bridge
- Kojiki & NihonShoki
- Maneki Neko
- Mao Zedong
- Maple Syrup
- Mask of Tutankhamun
- Mastiha on the island of Chios
- Matsuo Bashô
- Maya Strabismus
- Mesrop Mashtots
- Microplastic in deepest oceans
- Miike Coal Mine
- Mikiel Anton Vassalli
- Minik Wallace
- Miyamoto Musashi
- Molly Malone
- Muhammad Yunus
- Nachi no hi matsuri
- Nakahama John Manjirô
- Nama and Hereros
- National Museum of Japanese History
- Nazca Lines & Geoglyphs
- Nikola Tesla
- Nko alphabet
- Nolence Moses Mwangwego
- Notre Dame de Paris
- Nádleeh Two-Spirit
- Nô Theatre
- Sacred Cow
- Saint Patrick
- Saito Musashibō Benkei
- Salif Keïta
- 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
- 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 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