Tiki

Tiki

Tiki ou Ti'i (Tahitian) - Human representation carved in Oceania, taking the form of a statue or a...

Takkyubin

Takkyubin

Takkyubin 宅急便 - A national delivery service company based in Japan, sending the parcel door to door usually...

Johnny Clegg

Johnny Clegg

Jonathan Paul Clegg or Johnny Clegg (1953 –2019) - A South African musician and anthropologist. After the disbanding...

Lalibela

Lalibela

Lalibela ላሊበላ- A city in Ethiopia (Amhara Region) famous for its rock-cut monolithic churches. World Heritage site 1978....

Ahmad Zahir

Ahmad Zahir

Ahmad Zahir احمد ظاهر (1946 -1979) - An Afghan singer and composer, an unmatched icon of Afghanistan known...

Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro (Mount) – A mountain constituted of three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, in Tanzania - The...

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...

Sikmogil

Sikmogil

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

Stupa

Stupa

Stupa स्तूप (Sanskrit: "heap") – A mound-like or hemispherical structure containing relics or place of meditation, in different...

Zolgolt

Zolgolt

Zolgokh (Mongolian: Золгох) or Zolgolt – Traditional Mongolian greeting consisting of holding both their arms out, the younger...

Cochise

Cochise

Cochise (Apache: Shi-ka-She or A-da-tli-chi: "having the quality or strength of an oak" (c. 1805 –1874) - Principal...

Narcisse

Narcisse

Narcissus (Greek: Νάρκισσος Nárkissos) - In Greek mythology, a hunter from Thespiae known for his beauty and the...

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...

Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman (1912 –2006) - An American economist - Opposing Keynesian government policies, he promoted an alternative macroeconomic...

Durian

Durian

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

Angkor

Angkor

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

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...

Torajans

Torajans

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

Xuanzang

Xuanzang

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

Kael

Kael

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

Amish

Amish

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

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

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

Alan Turing

Alan Turing

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

Mindar

Mindar

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

Domovoi

Domovoi

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

Montessori

Montessori

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

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...

Namaste

Namaste

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

Sagu

Sagu

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

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 BCE) - A Chinese philosopher and politician who lived during the Spring and Autumn period.His...

Sauna

Sauna

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

Morpheus

Morpheus

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

Majlis

Majlis

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

Achuars

Achuars

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

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...

Yennayer

Yennayer

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

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.

Ubuntu

Ubuntu

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


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