Maneki Neko

Maneki Neko

Maneki-neko 招き猫 (literally "beckoning cat") – A Japanese figurine usually displayed at the entrance of shops or restaurants...

Jugaad

Jugaad

Jugaad or Juggaar जुगाड़ - The art of designing ingenious solutions from scarce financial and energy resources, or...

Lapita

Lapita

Lapita culture – A prehistoric Pacific Ocean people – Approx. from 1600 BCE to 500 BCE - Ancestors...

Nietzsche

Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) – A German philosopher, poet, philologist. Human, All Too Human (1878) –...

Gusle

Gusle

Gusle гусле – A single-stringed musical instrument and musical style accompanied by singing - Traditionally from the Dinarides...

Bes

Bes

Bes - an ancient Egyptian deity, protector of households, mothers and children, defender of everything good, enemy of...

Tyrtaeus

Tyrtaeus

Tyrtaeus Τυρταῖος - A Greek lyric poet – Famous for political and military elegies - It is said...

Tartan

Tartan

Tartan (or breacan) – A pattern in woven wool associated with Scotland consisting in horizontal and vertical bands...

Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs - A diverse group of reptiles which appeared around 245 million years ago and faced extinction 65...

Pangea

Pangea

Pangea - A late Paleozoic and Early Mesozoic supercontinent - Dating approx. 335 million years ago, it began...

Cocoa

Cocoa

Cocoa - An evergreen tropical Mesoamerican tree having yellowish flowers and reddish-brown seed pods from which chocolate is...

Nok

Nok

Nok culture - An early Iron Age population in Northern Nigeria (ab. 1500 BC to 500 AD) -...

Haidas

Haidas

Haida People - From North America, on the Pacific coast, and more particularly in the Haida Gwaii archipelago...

Trimurti

Trimurti

Trimurti त्रिमूर्ति - the Triple deity of supreme divinity in Hinduism with Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver,...

Aran Jumper

Aran Jumper

Aran traditional Jumper (Geansaí Árann) – A water-resistant Jumper, made from a yarn of sheep's wool named báinín...

Khoisan

Khoisan

Khoisan people or Khoe-Sān - A term designating the "non-Bantu" indigenous peoples of Southern Africa, including the Khoekhoen...

Big Bang

Big Bang

Big Bang (theory) - The prevailing cosmological model for the observable universe describing how it expanded from a...

Allchar deposit

Allchar deposit

Allchar (or Alsar) deposit - A low-temperature hydrothermal gold–arsenic–antimony–thallium deposit in southern Macedonia. Alsar mine is said to...

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan Кыргызстан – A landlocked country in Central Asia on the path of the Silk Road – Capital...

Mapuche

Mapuche

Mapuche ("People of the Land") - A group of indigenous inhabitants (living in Chile & Argentina), refering to...

Matera

Matera

Matera - a city in Southern Italy - World Heritage Site UNESCO (1993) / European Capital of Culture...

Thonmi Sambhota

Thonmi Sambhota

Thonmi Sambhota (7th century AD) ཐོན་མི་སམྦྷོ་ཊ་ - Minister of the emperor Songtsen Gampo and inventor of the Tibetan...

Otzi

Otzi

Ötzi or the Iceman, the Similaun Man, the Man from Hauslabjoch, the Tyrolean Iceman, and the Hauslabjoch mummy...

Alcuin

Alcuin

Alcuin of York (735 – 804 AD) or Ealhwine —An English scholar and clergyman who, at the invitation...

Abatwas

Abatwas

Abatwas - A legendary people in Southern Africa (esp. among the Zulus), who rides ants and hides in...

Sakdrisi-Kachagiani

Sakdrisi-Kachagiani

Sakdrisi-Kachagiani საყდრისი-ყაჩაღიანი - A Georgian gold mine and archaeological site (4th or 3rd millennium BC) which could be...

Abbasids

Abbasids

Abbasids ٱلْخِلافَةُ ٱلْعَبَّاسِيَّة‎ - Dynasty of caliphs which owes its name to Abbas, uncle of the prophet Mohammed....

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) - An inventor and electrical engineer (Serbian-American) – Contributions to the design of the modern...

Bath Stone

Bath Stone

Bath Stone - An oolitic limestone (with fragments of calcium carbonate) originally obtained from the Combe Down mines,...

Rama Kamhaeng

Rama Kamhaeng

Ram Khamhaeng the Great รามคำแหงมหาราช (or Pho Khun Ram Khamhaeng) – King of the Phra Ruang dynasty, ruling...

Sapeurs

Sapeurs

Sapeurs - A fashion-movement consisting in dressing somptuously practiced in Brazzaville and Kinshasa.

Sequoyah

Sequoyah

Sequoyah ᏍᏏᏉᏯ (Ssiquoya) (1770—1843) - George Gist or George Guess - Creator of a Cherokee syllabary.

Solomon Temple

Solomon Temple

Solomon's Temple (בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ‬: Beit HaMikdash) - The Holy (and First) Temple in ancient Jerusalem - Destroyed in 587...

Dangun

Dangun

Dangun 단군 (or Tan’gun) - The legendary founder and god-king of Gojoseon (the first Korean kingdom) in 2333...

Petrykivka

Petrykivka

Petrykivka painting ... in Ukraine for "decorating living quarters, household belongings and musical instruments with a style of...

Kinderdijk

Kinderdijk

Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout - UNESCO World Heritage Site 1994... “a complex system for draining parts of the...

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal ताज महल ("Crown of the Palaces") - An ivory-white marble mausoleum in Agra, commissioned by...

Vahana

Vahana

Vahana वाहन "that which carries" - An animal or mythical entity as a vehicle of a Hindu deity.

Julio Jaramillo

Julio Jaramillo

Julio Jaramillo (1935-1978) - An Ecuadorian singer famous throughout Latin America, for his renditions of pasillos, boleros, valses,...

Fa’afafine

Fa’afafine

Fa'afafine - Samoan biological males who behave in a range of feminine/masculine-gendered ways - Integrated part of Samoan...

Dalits

Dalits

Dalits दलित - A group in India, excluded from the four-fold varna (caste) system and subjected to untouchability.


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