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October
2014
Media of the day
Giant Asian Mantis (Hierodula patellifera) in Tokyo, Japan on 25 October 2014.  

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Printing in Odia language (Oriya: ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା) in a letterpress in Sansar Press, Cuttack, Odisha, India.

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English : Printing in Odia language (Oriya: ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା) in a letterpress in Sansar Press, Cuttack, Odisha, India.

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"Spanish Romance" performed by the Master Alisa Gladyseva.

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English : "Spanish Romance" performed by the Master Alisa Gladyseva.

5

"Between Showers" is a 1914 short film made by Keystone Studios and directed by Henry Lehrman. It starred Charlie Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Emma Bell Clifton, and Chester Conklin.

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English : "Between Showers" is a 1914 short film made by Keystone Studios and directed by Henry Lehrman. It starred Charlie Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Emma Bell Clifton, and Chester Conklin.

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An example of the 6-step, a breakdancing move.

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English : An example of the 6-step, a breakdancing move.

7

Seven Seas Voyager in Lorient, Brittany, France.

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English : Seven Seas Voyager in Lorient, Brittany, France.

8

Felix Skowronek: Wind Quintet Op. 88 No. 2 in E-flat major - 3. Poco andante.

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English : Felix Skowronek: Wind Quintet Op. 88 No. 2 in E-flat major - 3. Poco andante.

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The SpaceX-4 Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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English : The SpaceX-4 Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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English : Sasia ochracea (White-browed Piculet) - Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand.

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12

Bird photographers at the Wagejot near Oosterend, Texel, Netherlands

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English : Bird photographers at the Wagejot near Oosterend, Texel, Netherlands

13

An animation of the Antarctic sea ice between March 21 and September 19, 2014 when the sea ice reached its maximum extent. The red extent line shows the average of the annual maximum extents from 1979 through 2014. This animation displays the daily dates.

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English : An animation of the Antarctic sea ice between March 21 and September 19, 2014 when the sea ice reached its maximum extent. The red extent line shows the average of the annual maximum extents from 1979 through 2014. This animation displays the daily dates.

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His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz is a 1914 film, directed by J. Farrell MacDonald and written and produced by L. Frank Baum.

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English : His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz is a 1914 film, directed by J. Farrell MacDonald and written and produced by L. Frank Baum.

15

The Czech vessel Silja 2 (ENI 08451019) at the Wet Triangle (Nasses Dreieck) in Hörstel-Bergeshövede, Kreis Steinfurt, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : The Czech vessel Silja 2 (ENI 08451019) at the Wet Triangle (Nasses Dreieck) in Hörstel-Bergeshövede, Kreis Steinfurt, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Several shots of turning windmills in the polder near Elshout, Netherlands. (Dutch newsreel, January 1927)

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English : Several shots of turning windmills in the polder near Elshout, Netherlands. (Dutch newsreel, January 1927)

18

Carabus coriaceus with a slug it has captured.

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English : Carabus coriaceus with a slug it has captured.

19

Dogs playing in Milwaukee Area Dog Parks.

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English : Dogs playing in Milwaukee Area Dog Parks.

20

A video showing the calving of a large iceberg in Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland.

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English : A video showing the calving of a large iceberg in Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland.

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22

Demonstration of Tanegashima in Himeji Castle (Japan).

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English : Demonstration of Tanegashima in Himeji Castle (Japan).

23

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's 1812 overture

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English : Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's 1812 overture

24

Dittersdorf "Ouverture" from the "Hocus Pocus" comic opera (1790)

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English : Dittersdorf "Ouverture" from the "Hocus Pocus" comic opera (1790)

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Salve Regina of Hermannus Contractus sung by Les Petits Chanteurs de Passy

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English : Salve Regina of Hermannus Contractus sung by Les Petits Chanteurs de Passy

27

Timelapse of basil growing.

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English : Timelapse of basil growing.

28

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator lands at Naval Air Staion Patŭent River, Md., after completing the first launch of an unmanned aerial vehicle from an aircraft carrier, May 14, 2013.

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English : The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator lands at Naval Air Staion Patŭent River, Md., after completing the first launch of an unmanned aerial vehicle from an aircraft carrier, May 14, 2013.

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Puzzle to make an action figure.

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English : Puzzle to make an action figure.

30

On October 28th 2014 at 22:22 an Antares rocket explodes during the launch of the unmanned Cygnus CRS-3 spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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English : On October 28th 2014 at 22:22 an Antares rocket explodes during the launch of the unmanned Cygnus CRS-3 spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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Giant Asian Mantis (Hierodula patellifera) in Tokyo, Japan on 25 October 2014.

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English : Giant Asian Mantis (Hierodula patellifera) in Tokyo, Japan on 25 October 2014.


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