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The video illustrates the behavior of the the propellers of a helicopter because of the effect soil produced by the wind which hit against the soil.  

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Mission Control during the liftoff of Challenger (STS-51-L)

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English : Mission Control during the liftoff of Challenger (STS-51-L)

2

MV Keppel at the Buġibba Pier, Dawret il-Gżejjer in St. Paul's Bay, Malta

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English : MV Keppel at the Buġibba Pier, Dawret il-Gżejjer in St. Paul's Bay, Malta

3

A group of grey partridges (Perdix perdix) in a meadow.

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English : A group of grey partridges (Perdix perdix) in a meadow.

4

A short video of 140X Brightfield Foldscope assembly process. A Foldscope is an optical microscope that can be assembled from simple components, including a sheet of paper and a lens.

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English : A short video of 140X Brightfield Foldscope assembly process. A Foldscope is an optical microscope that can be assembled from simple components, including a sheet of paper and a lens.

5

The Child of the Big City is a Russian silent film produced by Yevgeni Bauer in 1914.

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English : The Child of the Big City is a Russian silent film produced by Yevgeni Bauer in 1914.

6

Micro-CT Video of Angustopila huoyani, a new subterranean microgastropod species from China

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English : Micro-CT Video of Angustopila huoyani, a new subterranean microgastropod species from China

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8

An easyJet Airbus experiencing heavy crosswinds at Madeira Airport was forced to abort its landing attempt and perform a go-around

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English : An easyJet Airbus experiencing heavy crosswinds at Madeira Airport was forced to abort its landing attempt and perform a go-around

9

This is a video of a hard disk drive reading data.

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English : This is a video of a hard disk drive reading data.

10

Tourists on the Pont des Arts

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English : Tourists on the Pont des Arts

11

Flight video taken north of Hilleshögsdalar (near Helsingborg, Sweden)

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English : Flight video taken north of Hilleshögsdalar (near Helsingborg, Sweden)

12

Nostima picta is a tiny (1.2-1.3mm) member of the shore flies.

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English : Nostima picta is a tiny (1.2-1.3mm) member of the shore flies.

13

Geek Picnic on 26 January 2014 in Moscow.

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English : Geek Picnic on 26 January 2014 in Moscow.

14

Reaction of a Geiger counter (Radex) on a pack of sleeves for gas lamp.

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English : Reaction of a Geiger counter (Radex) on a pack of sleeves for gas lamp.

15

American pianist Awadagin Pratt (born 6 March 1966) performs in the East Room of the White House on the Steinway grand piano owned by the White House, 4 November 2009.
Music: Johann Sebastian Bach's Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582. In addition from 11:22 to 11:27, Awadagin Pratt salutes US President Barack Obama with a few bars of Hail to the Chief.

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English : American pianist Awadagin Pratt (born 6 March 1966) performs in the East Room of the White House on the Steinway grand piano owned by the White House, 4 November 2009.
Music: Johann Sebastian Bach's Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582. In addition from 11:22 to 11:27, Awadagin Pratt salutes US President Barack Obama with a few bars of Hail to the Chief.

16

Robber fly (Cophinopoda chinensis) filmed in a park in Tokyo, Japan.

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English : Robber fly (Cophinopoda chinensis) filmed in a park in Tokyo, Japan.

17

Kid Auto Races at Venice (also known as The Pest) is a 1914 American film starring Charles Chaplin in which his "Little Tramp" character makes his first appearance in a film exhibited before the public.

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English : Kid Auto Races at Venice (also known as The Pest) is a 1914 American film starring Charles Chaplin in which his "Little Tramp" character makes his first appearance in a film exhibited before the public.

18

Simulation of a tsunami, caused by the vertical displacement of water. This brings the giant waves.

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English : Simulation of a tsunami, caused by the vertical displacement of water. This brings the giant waves.

19

The video illustrates how the crutch has to be use correctly and the undue uses of this one. The video shows different positions to use it right.

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English : The video illustrates how the crutch has to be use correctly and the undue uses of this one. The video shows different positions to use it right.

20

European nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) in nest, filmed with infrared at night.

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English : European nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) in nest, filmed with infrared at night.

21

Polish concert pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski (18 November 1860 – 29 June 1941) performs a waltz by Chopin (Op. 64, No. 2) on a Steinway grand piano. Recording from 1917.

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English : Polish concert pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski (18 November 1860 – 29 June 1941) performs a waltz by Chopin (Op. 64, No. 2) on a Steinway grand piano. Recording from 1917.

22

3D animation of a prokaryotic cell that shows all the elements that compose it.

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English : 3D animation of a prokaryotic cell that shows all the elements that compose it.

23

The Apollo 11 landing site visualized in three dimensions using photography and a stereo digital elevation model from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera.

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English : The Apollo 11 landing site visualized in three dimensions using photography and a stereo digital elevation model from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera.

24

3D animation of the way of "venenciar", which is the traditional way of pouring wine in Jerez. Venenciar aroses because it was the only way to reach the center of the boot. It consists in grabing the "venencia", which has three parts: the cup, the rod and hook, with the thumb and index finger close to the hook. Then the venencia is vertically inserted into the boot and once the cup is filled, the venencia is also taken in a vertically way. Once outside the venencia gets horizontally to the ground and increases the distance between it and the wineskin. At the end an abrupt blow is given to complete the movement.

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English : 3D animation of the way of "venenciar", which is the traditional way of pouring wine in Jerez. Venenciar aroses because it was the only way to reach the center of the boot. It consists in grabing the "venencia", which has three parts: the cup, the rod and hook, with the thumb and index finger close to the hook. Then the venencia is vertically inserted into the boot and once the cup is filled, the venencia is also taken in a vertically way. Once outside the venencia gets horizontally to the ground and increases the distance between it and the wineskin. At the end an abrupt blow is given to complete the movement.

25

Chinese peacock (Papilio bianor) in copula. The video was taken in Tokyo, Japan.

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English : Chinese peacock (Papilio bianor) in copula. The video was taken in Tokyo, Japan.

26

Lake Urmia's diminishing surface area.

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English : Lake Urmia's diminishing surface area.

27

In this explicative video the external and internal anatomy of the sepia is shown, with the indicated respective nouns.

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English : In this explicative video the external and internal anatomy of the sepia is shown, with the indicated respective nouns.

28

Samba "Primeira Linha". Benedito Lacerda e grupo Gente do Morro, 1930.

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English : Samba "Primeira Linha". Benedito Lacerda e grupo Gente do Morro, 1930.

29

Gaganchukki falls, Shivanasamudram, Karnataka, India

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English : Gaganchukki falls, Shivanasamudram, Karnataka, India

30

The first-ever time-lapse photography of an analemma on Mars. Created using images of the MarsDial on the Opportunity (MER1) rover.

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English : The first-ever time-lapse photography of an analemma on Mars. Created using images of the MarsDial on the Opportunity (MER1) rover.

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The video illustrates the behavior of the the propellers of a helicopter because of the effect soil produced by the wind which hit against the soil.

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English : The video illustrates the behavior of the the propellers of a helicopter because of the effect soil produced by the wind which hit against the soil.


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