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Speech by Harry S. Truman announcing the surrender of Japan, officially ending World War II.‎

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English : Speech by Harry S. Truman announcing the surrender of Japan, officially ending World War II.

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Cars rest on the collapsed portion of I-35W Mississippi River bridge, after the August 1st, 2007 collapse.

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English : Cars rest on the collapsed portion of I-35W Mississippi River bridge, after the August 1st, 2007 collapse.

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The evolution of a thirsty Basil ("Ocimum basilicum") after watering. Movie in 50fps made by stop motion during 4h45 ago, with one picture every 15 seconds.‎

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English : The evolution of a thirsty Basil ("Ocimum basilicum") after watering. Movie in 50fps made by stop motion during 4h45 ago, with one picture every 15 seconds.

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The Swiss-French border is visible in this picture (left Switzerland, right France) – the second boundary marker is visible in the background (HDR)

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English : The Swiss-French border is visible in this picture (left Switzerland, right France) – the second boundary marker is visible in the background (HDR)

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A video showing the extinguishing of a fire with a fire blanket (15s).‎

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English : A video showing the extinguishing of a fire with a fire blanket (15s).

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Dendroconus figulinus, Conidae, Fig Cone; Length 8 cm; Originating from the Indo-West-Pacific; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.

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English : Dendroconus figulinus, Conidae, Fig Cone; Length 8 cm; Originating from the Indo-West-Pacific; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.

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Hiroshima Toyo Carp player number 38: Masato Akamatsu batting a ball.‎

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English : Hiroshima Toyo Carp player number 38: Masato Akamatsu batting a ball.

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360° Panorama of Auenfeld, Vorarlberg, Austria

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A transformation of a plane into a torus into sphere.‎

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English : A transformation of a plane into a torus into sphere.

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Meandrina meandrites (Maze Coral)

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Snow removal from roof by a team of workers in Saint Petersburg.‎

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English : Snow removal from roof by a team of workers in Saint Petersburg.

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Hrvatske Željeznice class 2044 with a local train to Zagreb between Turčin and Sveti Ilija, Croatia.

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English : Hrvatske Željeznice class 2044 with a local train to Zagreb between Turčin and Sveti Ilija, Croatia.

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English : A vertical axis waterwheel being used to make cannonballs.

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Searching Ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for Dead Bodies is a 1900 black and white silent film depicting the destruction caused by the Galveston hurricane on September 8, 1900.‎

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English : Searching Ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for Dead Bodies is a 1900 black and white silent film depicting the destruction caused by the Galveston hurricane on September 8, 1900.

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Escalators at VivoCity, Singapore.‎

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English : Escalators at VivoCity, Singapore.

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Kite flyers at night, in Kabul in 2006.‎

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English : Kite flyers at night, in Kabul in 2006.

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From September 1999, the World Trade Center in New York City including interiors, exteriors and a panoramic view from the top (4m 53s).‎

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English : From September 1999, the World Trade Center in New York City including interiors, exteriors and a panoramic view from the top (4m 53s).

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A Korean traditional female dancer smiles during the 2008 Yongsan Fall Festival Parade, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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English : A Korean traditional female dancer smiles during the 2008 Yongsan Fall Festival Parade, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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Attack of a Common Tern (25s).‎

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English : Attack of a Common Tern (25s).

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Fantasia, a harp solo (2m 22s).‎

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English : Fantasia, a harp solo (2m 22s).

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An orange peels and then re-peels.‎

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English : An orange peels and then re-peels.

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ATV custom-made from E-ATV Eicker Germany. Basevehicle was a KTM Supermotobike, Typ SM 990 with LC8 engine.

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English : ATV custom-made from E-ATV Eicker Germany. Basevehicle was a KTM Supermotobike, Typ SM 990 with LC8 engine.

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On the L side, Harry discusses La sonnambula and the performance found on the R side.‎

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English : On the L side, Harry discusses La sonnambula and the performance found on the R side.

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Panoramic view over the Felder (name of this area of the local inhabitants) in the Moers district Schwafheim, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, immersed in a deep fog during the sunset on a slightly overcast winter day in December. View from Düsseldorfer Straße. Part of this can be seen on the left side.

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English : Panoramic view over the Felder (name of this area of the local inhabitants) in the Moers district Schwafheim, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, immersed in a deep fog during the sunset on a slightly overcast winter day in December. View from Düsseldorfer Straße. Part of this can be seen on the left side.

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The flowers of a primrose open in real time.‎

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English : The flowers of a primrose open in real time.

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Fort du Lomont: hallway behind the barracks on the ground floor of the reduit (HDR).

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A demonstration of "center of gravity" during a 2007 demolition.‎

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English : A demonstration of "center of gravity" during a 2007 demolition.

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A sand dune experiences a gravitational collapse.‎

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English : A sand dune experiences a gravitational collapse.

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Archers frieze from Darius' palace at Susa. Detail of the beginning of the frieze, left

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19 September 1985, United States Senators ask Frank Zappa to be in their video.‎

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English : 19 September 1985, United States Senators ask Frank Zappa to be in their video.

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This is spinal tap.‎

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English : This is spinal tap.

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Breogan and the Tower of Hercules, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain

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Snowshoeing.‎

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English : Snowshoeing.

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Ceiling fresco at Beuggen castle church, Rheinfelden, Germany

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Birds above Rome.‎

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English : Birds above Rome.

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Fulguropsis radula, Melongenidae; Length 11,5 cm; Tertiary, Pliocene, La Belle, Florida, USA; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.

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English : Fulguropsis radula, Melongenidae; Length 11,5 cm; Tertiary, Pliocene, La Belle, Florida, USA; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.

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The opening of a new lacquer and paint factory in 1960.‎

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English : The opening of a new lacquer and paint factory in 1960.

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The NM Alphonse-Desjardins ferry crossing the Saint Lawrence River between Lévis and Quebec City.

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English : The NM Alphonse-Desjardins ferry crossing the Saint Lawrence River between Lévis and Quebec City.

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Reaping rye with a sith

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English : Reaping rye with a sith

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The former water tower in the center of Vinnitsa, Ukraine. View in the winter evening.

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English : The former water tower in the center of Vinnitsa, Ukraine. View in the winter evening.

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Suricata suricatta

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70 years ago today, Superman or The Mad Scientist, the first of the 1940s Superman animated Technicolor short films, was released (10m 13s).‎

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English : 70 years ago today, Superman or The Mad Scientist, the first of the 1940s Superman animated Technicolor short films, was released (10m 13s).

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Detail view on the gopuram (tower) at the entrance of the Sri Mariamman Temple (Singapore)

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A 1903 Burnley Ironworks Company steam engine.‎

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English : A 1903 Burnley Ironworks Company steam engine.

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Evening Grosbeak (Hesperiphona vespertina), Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area, Quebec, Canada.

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English : Evening Grosbeak (Hesperiphona vespertina), Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area, Quebec, Canada.

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Ross's Reel by Eddie Ross (2m 50s).‎

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English : Ross's Reel by Eddie Ross (2m 50s).

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Stove-pipe sponge (Aplysina archeri), pink variation.

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Anoplotrupes stercorosus, doing better on the ground (1m 23s).‎

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English : Anoplotrupes stercorosus, doing better on the ground (1m 23s).

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A Nishi tribesman wearing the traditional head-dress having a hornbill beak.

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English : A Nishi tribesman wearing the traditional head-dress having a hornbill beak.

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German children, in 1960, are mostly unhappy about the start of their 6 week holiday at Den Haag (1m 24s).‎

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English : German children, in 1960, are mostly unhappy about the start of their 6 week holiday at Den Haag (1m 24s).


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