This Chart Explains Every Culture In The World

Cultures are complicated, and anyone attempting to explain or group them will struggle to avoid giving offense. Political scientists Ronald Inglehart of the University of Michigan and Christian Welzel of Luephana University in Germany put forth their best effort by analyzing data and plotting countries on a “culture map.” Their system stems from the World Values Survey (WVS), the largest “non-commercial, cross-national, time series investigation of human beliefs and values ever executed,” which […]

【雪うさぎ/ゆきうさぎ(yuki usagi)】

【雪うさぎ/ゆきうさぎ(yuki usagi)】

Sweet(cake) of Snow Rabbit Originally, snow rabbit is made of snow. ears: leaves of Bamboo grass body: a chunk of snow eyes: fruits of Nandina 雪うさぎのお菓子、可愛いですね。 雪/ゆき[yuki] =snow うさぎ[usagi] = rabbit お菓子/おかし[okashi] = sweets 可愛い/かわいい[kawaii] = cute

【おでん(oden)】

【おでん(oden)】

The season of ODEN has come! It’s getting colder these days…eat Oden and warm you up   *昨日おでんを食べました。 昨日/きのう[kino] = yesterday おでん[oden] = a Japanese hot pot dish 食べました[tabe mashita] = ate > I ate Oden yesterday.