We all know the world is round, is populated with people and is surrounded by the sun, moon and stars. Exactly how everything got that way, however, remains up for debate. Some creation myths are well known: much of the world knows the Genesis tale of Adam and Eve, as well as Greek mythology, while Eastern cultures are familiar with the Hindu and Chinese creation stories. But there are a number of lesser known but no less delightful creation myths around the world. As diverse as the myths may get, common themes tend to pop up in many of them. These include an all-powerful deity who brings on the light, floods that kill off the unwanted and the fact that the world was once covered in water until something — or someone — came along to change it. Some of these myths are incredibly detailed, with multiple versions. Here’s a brief look at five of the more unusual creation myths.