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Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) catching a worm, Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia

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English : Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) catching a worm, Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia

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Video of a Corliss steam engine in motion in the power gallery of the Science Museum (London).

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English : Video of a Corliss steam engine in motion in the power gallery of the Science Museum (London).

3

Frozen Bubble Intro

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English : Frozen Bubble Intro

4

Demonstration of a sort of carrier tricycle with a cabin for passengers instead of a carrier in The Hague (1941). The driver sits on a saddle behind the cabin. It is driven by an electric motor fed by batteries. A mother takes a ride with her child.

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English : Demonstration of a sort of carrier tricycle with a cabin for passengers instead of a carrier in The Hague (1941). The driver sits on a saddle behind the cabin. It is driven by an electric motor fed by batteries. A mother takes a ride with her child.

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"Simone", track 8 on Hungry Lucy's 2010 release Pulse of the Earth

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English : "Simone", track 8 on Hungry Lucy's 2010 release Pulse of the Earth

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U.S President Barrack Obama says his thanks to the men and women in uniform, the military mission in Libya is succeeding even as responsibility is transferred to the NATO allies and partners.

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English : U.S President Barrack Obama says his thanks to the men and women in uniform, the military mission in Libya is succeeding even as responsibility is transferred to the NATO allies and partners.

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Video from Kucuk Ayasofya Mosque Istanbul Turkey.

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English : Video from Kucuk Ayasofya Mosque Istanbul Turkey.

8

Dog agility is a dog sport in which a handler directs a dog through an obstacle course in a race for both time and accuracy. For many dogs, weave poles are one of the most difficult obstacles to master.

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English : Dog agility is a dog sport in which a handler directs a dog through an obstacle course in a race for both time and accuracy. For many dogs, weave poles are one of the most difficult obstacles to master.

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Stenka Razin (1908) is the first finished Russian narrative film.

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English : Stenka Razin (1908) is the first finished Russian narrative film.

10

Conops quadrifasciatus - male on a blossom of blackberry.

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English : Conops quadrifasciatus - male on a blossom of blackberry.

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Outcomes from a meeting with expert consultants from several universities about using Wikipedia as a teaching tool in higher education. The meeting took place on May 11 and 12, 2010 at the Wikimedia Foundation's headquarter in San Francisco.

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English : Outcomes from a meeting with expert consultants from several universities about using Wikipedia as a teaching tool in higher education. The meeting took place on May 11 and 12, 2010 at the Wikimedia Foundation's headquarter in San Francisco.

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Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) playing in the water at the San Diego Zoo

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English : Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) playing in the water at the San Diego Zoo

13

Hubble observes the sky in the direction of the constellation of Draco (the Dragon) where the Cat's Eye Nebula is located. As we zoom in we see first an image constructed from the Digitized Sky Survey 2, then an image taken by the Nordic Optical Telescope, and finally the NASA Hubble Space Telescope image.

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English : Hubble observes the sky in the direction of the constellation of Draco (the Dragon) where the Cat's Eye Nebula is located. As we zoom in we see first an image constructed from the Digitized Sky Survey 2, then an image taken by the Nordic Optical Telescope, and finally the NASA Hubble Space Telescope image.

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Fly-over by a Tupolev Tu-95, Ilyushin Il-78 and 2 Mikoyan MiG-31 simulating air-to-air refuelling at the Victory Day Parade in Moscow.

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English : Fly-over by a Tupolev Tu-95, Ilyushin Il-78 and 2 Mikoyan MiG-31 simulating air-to-air refuelling at the Victory Day Parade in Moscow.

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Travelling along a street in Harar, Ethiopia.

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English : Travelling along a street in Harar, Ethiopia.

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The Large bee fly (Bombylius major) can be found in April to June throughout temperate Europe and North America and some parts of Asia.

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English : The Large bee fly (Bombylius major) can be found in April to June throughout temperate Europe and North America and some parts of Asia.

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If you know Wikipedia, you possibly wondered where all those photos and animations on the article can be stored. The answer is on Wikimedia Commons, a shared multilingual multimedia repository which provides images to Wikipedias in all languages, and much more! Commons is a repository of free files, which everybody can contribute, download, use and modify. This is the second "WikiGuide", part of a series of video produced by Wikimedia Italia.

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English : If you know Wikipedia, you possibly wondered where all those photos and animations on the article can be stored.

The answer is on Wikimedia Commons, a shared multilingual multimedia repository which provides images to Wikipedias in all languages, and much more! Commons is a repository of free files, which everybody can contribute, download, use and modify.

This is the second "WikiGuide", part of a series of video produced by Wikimedia Italia.

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The Republic of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) came into being on 18 April 1980. This short piece, based on the Shona music of Zimbabwe, juxtaposes different repeating patterns of notes.

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English : The Republic of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) came into being on 18 April 1980. This short piece, based on the Shona music of Zimbabwe, juxtaposes different repeating patterns of notes.

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Part of a radio broadcast from the British Broadcasting Company of the speech delivered by Winston Churchill during World War II, here entitled Be Ye Men of Valour.

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English : Part of a radio broadcast from the British Broadcasting Company of the speech delivered by Winston Churchill during World War II, here entitled Be Ye Men of Valour.

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Video of a feeding rotifer (perhaps a member of the of the genus Cephalodella).

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English : Video of a feeding rotifer (perhaps a member of the of the genus Cephalodella).

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Australian soldiers examining the wreckage of the Red Baron's crashed triplane. Richthofen was shot down and killed near Amiens on 21 April 1918.

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English : Australian soldiers examining the wreckage of the Red Baron's crashed triplane. Richthofen was shot down and killed near Amiens on 21 April 1918.

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The Via Dolorosa is a street, in two parts, within the Old City of Jerusalem, held to be the path that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, on the way to his crucifixion.

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English : The Via Dolorosa is a street, in two parts, within the Old City of Jerusalem, held to be the path that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, on the way to his crucifixion.

23

A baby elephant (Elephas maximus) having fun with its trunk.

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English : A baby elephant (Elephas maximus) having fun with its trunk.

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The Papal Archbasilica of St. John Lateran is the cathedral of the Church of Rome, Italy, and the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, who is the Pope.

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English : The Papal Archbasilica of St. John Lateran is the cathedral of the Church of Rome, Italy, and the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, who is the Pope.

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Old Easter habits are cherished in Twente.

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English : Old Easter habits are cherished in Twente.

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Pied Avocets (Recurvirostra avosetta) forage in shallow brackish water or on mud flats, often scything their bills from side to side in water.

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English : Pied Avocets (Recurvirostra avosetta) forage in shallow brackish water or on mud flats, often scything their bills from side to side in water.

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Time-lapse of Brisbane and Story Bridge.

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English : Time-lapse of Brisbane and Story Bridge.

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The defense of Chongqing. Documentary film recording Chinese fighting against Japanese invasion.

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English : The defense of Chongqing. Documentary film recording Chinese fighting against Japanese invasion.

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English : Barron Falls in flood

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The Terpodion or Uranion is a Piano keyboard instrument, it works on the same principle as the Glass Harmonica or the Clavicylinder friction for producing the Sound.

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English : The Terpodion or Uranion is a Piano keyboard instrument, it works on the same principle as the Glass Harmonica or the Clavicylinder friction for producing the Sound.


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