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Amiga 1000 computer. On display at the Musée Bolo, EPFL, Lausanne.

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English : Amiga 1000 computer. On display at the Musée Bolo, EPFL, Lausanne.

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300° panorama with 28 pictures on the summit of Diedamskopf Schoppernau in the Bregenzerwald.

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English : 300° panorama with 28 pictures on the summit of Diedamskopf Schoppernau in the Bregenzerwald.

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St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria. It serves as the cathedral church of the Patriarch of Bulgaria and is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in the world. The foundation stone was laid on 3 March 1882.

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English : St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria. It serves as the cathedral church of the Patriarch of Bulgaria and is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in the world. The foundation stone was laid on 3 March 1882.

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Spiriferina rostrata (Brachiopod). Brachiopods filtered plankton, using a specialized organ: the lophophore. It is exceptional to be able to find silicified skeleton of this organ, visible in this specimen.

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English : Spiriferina rostrata (Brachiopod). Brachiopods filtered plankton, using a specialized organ: the lophophore. It is exceptional to be able to find silicified skeleton of this organ, visible in this specimen.

5

Horseshoe Bend, Arizona. Horseshoe Bend is a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona.

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English : Horseshoe Bend, Arizona. Horseshoe Bend is a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona.

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A skylark (sex unknown) with insects in its beak, taken in the Lake District near Derwent Water, in Cumbria, England.

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English : A skylark (sex unknown) with insects in its beak, taken in the Lake District near Derwent Water, in Cumbria, England.

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Limosa fedoa walking at Ocean Beach at low tide against the sun.

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English : Limosa fedoa walking at Ocean Beach at low tide against the sun.

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The Tepees in Petrified Forest National Park in northeastern Arizona, United States. View is toward the northwest from the main park road.

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English : The Tepees in Petrified Forest National Park in northeastern Arizona, United States. View is toward the northwest from the main park road.

9

Hot air ballon festival in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. November 2010.

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English : Hot air ballon festival in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. November 2010.

10

Noctilucent clouds, Kuresoo bog, Soomaa National Park, Estonia.

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English : Noctilucent clouds, Kuresoo bog, Soomaa National Park, Estonia.

11

Spirobranchus giganteus (Christmastree Worm - yellow variation)

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English : Spirobranchus giganteus (Christmastree Worm - yellow variation)

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Faun with kid, by Pierre Lepautre (1685). Louvre Museum.

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English : Faun with kid, by Pierre Lepautre (1685). Louvre Museum.

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The minaret of the Mosque of Ibn Tulun in Cairo, which features a helical outer staircase similar to that of the famous minaret in Samarra.

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English : The minaret of the Mosque of Ibn Tulun in Cairo, which features a helical outer staircase similar to that of the famous minaret in Samarra.

14

Bolinus cornutus, Muricidae, Horned Murex; length 13.5 cm; Originating from Nouadhibou, Mauritania

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English : Bolinus cornutus, Muricidae, Horned Murex; length 13.5 cm; Originating from Nouadhibou, Mauritania

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Yellow Stags-horn Fungus, Calocera viscosa, Family: Dacrymycetaceae, Location: Southern Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Ulm.

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English : Yellow Stags-horn Fungus, Calocera viscosa, Family: Dacrymycetaceae, Location: Southern Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Ulm.

16

Ephippiger provincialis (Yersin, 1854) Female - Size 7 cm - southern France.

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English : Ephippiger provincialis (Yersin, 1854) Female - Size 7 cm - southern France.

17

Eupeodes corollae, a male hoverfly feeding on a Bermuda Buttercup flower

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English : Eupeodes corollae, a male hoverfly feeding on a Bermuda Buttercup flower

18

Anticlockwise spiral stairs in the Renaissance cloister of John III, one of the 8 cloisters at Convent of Christ in Tomar, Portugal.

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English : Anticlockwise spiral stairs in the Renaissance cloister of John III, one of the 8 cloisters at Convent of Christ in Tomar, Portugal.

19

A Seri shaman from Punta Chueca, Sonora, Mexico, pointing toward the mountain caves.

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English : A Seri shaman from Punta Chueca, Sonora, Mexico, pointing toward the mountain caves.

20

The waves at Porto Covo, west coast of Portugal.

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English : The waves at Porto Covo, west coast of Portugal.

21

A poster showing three different stages of a Common Poppy flower (Papaver rhoeas)

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English : A poster showing three different stages of a Common Poppy flower (Papaver rhoeas)

22

Jambiya from Yemen. This one has been bought at the souq of Sana'a in 1986. The blade is of steel. The hilt is made of hard wood.

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English : Jambiya from Yemen. This one has been bought at the souq of Sana'a in 1986. The blade is of steel. The hilt is made of hard wood.

23

A shell casing flies out with a trail of smoke as U.S. Army Pfc. Michael Freise fires an M-4 rifle

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English : A shell casing flies out with a trail of smoke as U.S. Army Pfc. Michael Freise fires an M-4 rifle

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Sanderlings (Calidris alba) at Ocean Beach (San Francisco)

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English : Sanderlings (Calidris alba) at Ocean Beach (San Francisco)

25

Skull of Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) - Male - Size 37 cm

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English : Skull of Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) - Male - Size 37 cm

26

Rhaetian Railway at the station of La Punt-Chamues-ch, in the Engadin valley. The push-pull train with a BDt control car leading and a Ge 4/4 I locomotive pushing at the train station in snow (extensively annotated photo).

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English : Rhaetian Railway at the station of La Punt-Chamues-ch, in the Engadin valley. The push-pull train with a BDt control car leading and a Ge 4/4 I locomotive pushing at the train station in snow (extensively annotated photo).

27

Naked woman. Ivory. Third Intermediate Period. On display at the Louvre, Paris, France.

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English : Naked woman. Ivory. Third Intermediate Period. On display at the Louvre, Paris, France.

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Sir Peter Ustinov in 1986, sitting on a chair in reverse. This photo was taken in his suite at the Berkeley hotel in London by Allan Warren.

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English : Sir Peter Ustinov in 1986, sitting on a chair in reverse. This photo was taken in his suite at the Berkeley hotel in London by Allan Warren.

29

Mourner. Could be Isis mourning Osiris

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English : Mourner. Could be Isis mourning Osiris

30

Vault of the Sint-Martinuskerk in Weert the Netherlands

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English : Vault of the Sint-Martinuskerk in Weert the Netherlands

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Bevel gear (toothed wheels)

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English : Bevel gear (toothed wheels)

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