The Noun Project
A celebration of the world's visual language could ultimately offer an interesting experiment in cultural anthropology.
The Noun Project was created with the challenge of ‘sharing, celebrating and enhancing the world's visual language.' It provides an organized, free and constantly growing collection of the highly-recognized symbols that form the world's visual language, and allows for everyone to share them in fun, meaningful way. According to the project's creators;
We think a language that can be understood by all cultures and people is a pretty amazing thing. We also think our symbols and the objects or ideas they represent are works of art worth celebrating.