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...
Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara – One of the oldest and largest hospital complexes in the Americas founded in 1791....
Maya Strabismus - Kinich Ahau was the cross-eyed Maya Sun god – In order to gain his favor,...
Gouda cheese – A mild, yellow cheese from the Netherlands – Named after the city of Gouda -...
Jugaad or Juggaar जुगाड़ - The art of designing ingenious solutions from scarce financial and energy resources, or...
Lapita culture – A prehistoric Pacific Ocean people – Approx. from 1600 BCE to 500 BCE - Ancestors...
James Ussher (1581 –1656) - Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland - Renowned for his chronology...
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854 –1900) - An Irish poet and playwright. The Picture of Dorian Gray...
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) – A German philosopher, poet, philologist. Human, All Too Human (1878) –...
Icelandic turf houses - Build with earth, the roof consisting of turf and grass - Generally with a...
Beer culture in Belgium - Pale lager, amber ales, lambic beers, Flemish red ales, sour brown ales, strong...
Gusle гусле – A single-stringed musical instrument and musical style accompanied by singing - Traditionally from the Dinarides...
Salif Keïta (1949-) - A singer and songwriter from the Keita royal family of Mali, Golden Voice, Africa"...
Bes - an ancient Egyptian deity, protector of households, mothers and children, defender of everything good, enemy of...
Tyrtaeus Τυρταῖος - A Greek lyric poet – Famous for political and military elegies - It is said...
Venetian glass – After many centuries, its production concentrated in the 13th century on the island of Murano...
Albert Camus (1913 – 1960) - A French philosopher, author, and journalist – Nobel Prize in Literature in...
Great yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea) - In the mountains of central and southern Europe - Depicted on the...
Riga Black Balsam (Rīgas Melnais balzams) – A traditional Latvian balsam made in Riga since the middle of...
Enûma Eliš or Enuma Elish – The Babylonian creation myth – Its composition probably dates to the late...
Tartan (or breacan) – A pattern in woven wool associated with Scotland consisting in horizontal and vertical bands...
Ak-kalpak - A traditional white felt hat worn by men in Kyrgyzstan - fundamental cultural symbol, it is...
Microplastic found in deepest ocean animals - "We are piling all our crap into the place we know...
Wolfgat restaurant in Paternoster, South Africa - Named the best Restaurant in the World for 2019 by the...
A Cavalier & a Lady drinking chocolate ... "But we see in their eyes a flame so bright...
Dinosaurs - A diverse group of reptiles which appeared around 245 million years ago and faced extinction 65...
“Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day.” Albert Camus
Pangea - A late Paleozoic and Early Mesozoic supercontinent - Dating approx. 335 million years ago, it began...
Cocoa - An evergreen tropical Mesoamerican tree having yellowish flowers and reddish-brown seed pods from which chocolate is...
Yazidism - Religion believing in God as creator of the world, which he has placed under the care...
Nok culture - An early Iron Age population in Northern Nigeria (ab. 1500 BC to 500 AD) -...
Haida People - From North America, on the Pacific coast, and more particularly in the Haida Gwaii archipelago...
Trimurti त्रिमूर्ति - the Triple deity of supreme divinity in Hinduism with Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver,...
Ek Chuaj (or Ek Chuah) - A Postclassic Maya deity - God of Prosperity and Merchants - Patron...
Aran traditional Jumper (Geansaí Árann) – A water-resistant Jumper, made from a yarn of sheep's wool named báinín...
Khoisan people or Khoe-Sān - A term designating the "non-Bantu" indigenous peoples of Southern Africa, including the Khoekhoen...
Homo Abilis - Archaic species of Homo (Hominidae Homininae Hominini Hominina) - In East Africa from 2.1 to...
Big Bang (theory) - The prevailing cosmological model for the observable universe describing how it expanded from a...
Allchar (or Alsar) deposit - A low-temperature hydrothermal gold–arsenic–antimony–thallium deposit in southern Macedonia. Alsar mine is said to...
Kyrgyzstan Кыргызстан – A landlocked country in Central Asia on the path of the Silk Road – Capital...
Mapuche ("People of the Land") - A group of indigenous inhabitants (living in Chile & Argentina), refering to...
Matera - a city in Southern Italy - World Heritage Site UNESCO (1993) / European Capital of Culture...
Thonmi Sambhota (7th century AD) ཐོན་མི་སམྦྷོ་ཊ་ - Minister of the emperor Songtsen Gampo and inventor of the Tibetan...
Ötzi or the Iceman, the Similaun Man, the Man from Hauslabjoch, the Tyrolean Iceman, and the Hauslabjoch mummy...
Cadmus - A Phoenician prince - The founder and first king of Thebes.
The Indus Valley Civilization - A Bronze Age civilisation (from 3300 BCE to 1300 BCE) flourishing in the...
Olive oil, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin – Since the 8th millennium BC – Highest...
Alexandre de Rhodes (1591-1660) - A French Jesuit missionary and lexicographer in Vietnam - In favor of a...
Alcuin of York (735 – 804 AD) or Ealhwine —An English scholar and clergyman who, at the invitation...
Abatwas - A legendary people in Southern Africa (esp. among the Zulus), who rides ants and hides in...
Sakdrisi-Kachagiani საყდრისი-ყაჩაღიანი - A Georgian gold mine and archaeological site (4th or 3rd millennium BC) which could be...
Abbasids ٱلْخِلافَةُ ٱلْعَبَّاسِيَّة - Dynasty of caliphs which owes its name to Abbas, uncle of the prophet Mohammed....
Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) - An inventor and electrical engineer (Serbian-American) – Contributions to the design of the modern...
King Ibrahim Mbouombouo Njoya (1860-1933) - 17th king of the Bamum people (western Cameroon) – Inventor of the...
Slovak opal mines in the eastern part of the country – Harlequin (13 cm long - 594 g...
The Queen of Sheba – Mentioned in the Hebrew Bible –Said to have reached Jerusalem and King Solomon...
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin (1805 – 1871) - A French magician, considered the father of the modern style of conjuring.
Cuir de Cordoue (cordwain / cordovan / gold leather) – Painted and gilded leather hangings originated from North...
Bath Stone - An oolitic limestone (with fragments of calcium carbonate) originally obtained from the Combe Down mines,...
Ram Khamhaeng the Great รามคำแหงมหาราช (or Pho Khun Ram Khamhaeng) – King of the Phra Ruang dynasty, ruling...
Nowruz نوروز - The Iranian New Year's Day.
Mesrop Mashtots (362-440) - A theologian, inventor of the Armenian alphabet c. 405 AD.
Sapeurs - A fashion-movement consisting in dressing somptuously practiced in Brazzaville and Kinshasa.
Sequoyah ᏍᏏᏉᏯ (Ssiquoya) (1770—1843) - George Gist or George Guess - Creator of a Cherokee syllabary.
Solomon's Temple (בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ: Beit HaMikdash) - The Holy (and First) Temple in ancient Jerusalem - Destroyed in 587...
Tuvalu - A Polynesian island country drowning in the Pacific Ocean.
Ukulele - A Hawaiian four strings small guitar-like instrument.
Azulejos - A Spanish or Portuguese ornamental ceramic tilework.
Delftware / Delft pottery (Dutch: Delfts blauw) - A Dutch tin-glazed faience.
Rosh Hashana רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה - the Jewish New Year - meaning the "head [of] the year".
Haka - A ceremonial dance in Maori culture.
Tsagaan Sar Цагаан сар - the Mongolian Lunar New Year - meaning the "White Moon".
Louis Braille (1809-1852) - Inventor of a system of reading and writing for use by the blind or...
Cangjie 仓颉 - A legendary inventor of Chinese characters during the era of the Yellow Emperor.
The Biblical Magi - or (Three) Wise Men or (Three) Kings - Who according to the Gospel of...
Dangun 단군 (or Tan’gun) - The legendary founder and god-king of Gojoseon (the first Korean kingdom) in 2333...
Mecca مكة - The holiest city in the religion of Islam.
Guayabera - A Caribbean (especially Cuba and Puerto Rico) men's summer shirt.
Minik Wallace (1890-1918) - An Inuk who was brought from Greenland to NY City by Robert Peary in...
Hallstatt - A lakeside village in the Austrian Salzkammergut (Hallstatt culture) - Salt mine.
Petrykivka painting ... in Ukraine for "decorating living quarters, household belongings and musical instruments with a style of...
Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout - UNESCO World Heritage Site 1994... “a complex system for draining parts of the...
Rosa Parks (1913-2005) - An American activist in the civil rights movement, best known for the Montgomery Bus...
Ararat (Mount) Արարատ - The principal national symbol of Armenia - Located in Turkey (Ağrı Dağı).
The Taj Mahal ताज महल ("Crown of the Palaces") - An ivory-white marble mausoleum in Agra, commissioned by...
Gheto Vechio - The area of Venice in which Jews were compelled to live".
Sing-sing - A gathering of different cultures in Papua New Guinea, sharing a coulourful festival.
Çatal Höyük or Çatalhöyük - A very large Neolithic and Chalcolithic settlement in southern Anatolia - Approx. 7500...
Vahana वाहन "that which carries" - An animal or mythical entity as a vehicle of a Hindu deity.
Julio Jaramillo (1935-1978) - An Ecuadorian singer famous throughout Latin America, for his renditions of pasillos, boleros, valses,...
Chimborazo - A volcano in the Andes (Ecuador) - The farthest point on the Earth's surface from the...
Fa'afafine - Samoan biological males who behave in a range of feminine/masculine-gendered ways - Integrated part of Samoan...
Chinese cricket containers 蟋蟀笼 - Kept for their songs or fights - Wooden cages, ceramic jars, and gourd.
James Cook (1728-1779) - A British navigator and captain in the Royal Navy - Three voyages to the...
Brave New World (1932) - A dystopia by Aldous Huxley (1894-1963).
Dalits दलित - A group in India, excluded from the four-fold varna (caste) system and subjected to untouchability.
Nutopia - "...a conceptual country founded by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1973".
Koala - An arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia.
The City of the Sun (La città del Sole) - Utopian work (1602) by Tommaso Campanella.
- 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