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

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Timelapse of clouds near Seloncourt.‎

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English : Timelapse of clouds near Seloncourt.

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A 1938 butchers trade exhibition in Ridderkerk (56s).‎

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English : A 1938 butchers trade exhibition in Ridderkerk (56s).

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Map of Switzerland, published in a 1913 Baedeker travel guide

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English : Map of Switzerland, published in a 1913 Baedeker travel guide

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Ostriches, running (47s).‎

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English : Ostriches, running (47s).

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Horseshoe crab - Limulus polyphemus - Limulidae - 55 cm (Dorsal view)

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English : Horseshoe crab - Limulus polyphemus - Limulidae - 55 cm (Dorsal view)

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4 October 2009: Castillo fireworks in a celebration of a neighborhood south of Mexico City. (Audio is sometimes present, sometimes not. 7m 25s)‎

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English : 4 October 2009: Castillo fireworks in a celebration of a neighborhood south of Mexico City. (Audio is sometimes present, sometimes not. 7m 25s)

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House Martins (Delichon urbicum urbicum) collecting mud to build their nests with (44s).‎

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English : House Martins (Delichon urbicum urbicum) collecting mud to build their nests with (44s).

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Rajpoots (modern spelling: Rajputs), from a series in the Illustrated London News celebrating the Royal Visit to India in early 1876.

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English : Rajpoots (modern spelling: Rajputs), from a series in the Illustrated London News celebrating the Royal Visit to India in early 1876.

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According to the description "First A section of an A-B-A' symphony in E minor" (4m 14s).‎

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English : According to the description "First A section of an A-B-A' symphony in E minor" (4m 14s).

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A Great Blue Heron flying with nesting material in Illinois, USA. There is a colony of about 20 heron nests in trees nearby.

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English : A Great Blue Heron flying with nesting material in Illinois, USA. There is a colony of about 20 heron nests in trees nearby.

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English : 2010 launch of Soyuz TMA-01M (12m 2s).

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Map of the New York City Subway

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English : Map of the New York City Subway

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A drive through Horelica Tunnel on Highway D3 in Slovakia (1m 5s).‎

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English : A drive through Horelica Tunnel on Highway D3 in Slovakia (1m 5s).

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A high resolution image of the rear side of Leeds Castle in Kent, England, showing the moat structure.

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English : A high resolution image of the rear side of Leeds Castle in Kent, England, showing the moat structure.

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The last SR-71 Blackbird flight was made on Saturday, October 9, 1999. (9.7s).‎

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English : The last SR-71 Blackbird flight was made on Saturday, October 9, 1999. (9.7s).

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Red-legged Seriema (young bird left, adult right) at the Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna

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English : Red-legged Seriema (young bird left, adult right) at the Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna

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Bubbles of silanes gases mix with some hydrogen (43s).‎

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English : Bubbles of silanes gases mix with some hydrogen (43s).

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De Zoeker (the Seeker) windmill in Zaanse Schans, North Holland, Netherlands.

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English : De Zoeker (the Seeker) windmill in Zaanse Schans, North Holland, Netherlands.

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English : A street artist playing self-made percussions in Times Square, NYC (31s).

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Skull of Siberian Musk Deer (Moschus moschiferus)

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English : Skull of Siberian Musk Deer (Moschus moschiferus)

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Demonstration of capoeira by Mirco Müller and Banbang.‎

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English : Demonstration of capoeira by Mirco Müller and Banbang.

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Calocochlia pan, Bradybaenidae. Diameter 4,5 cm. Originating from the Philippines.

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English : Calocochlia pan, Bradybaenidae. Diameter 4,5 cm. Originating from the Philippines.

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A mosquito (Aedes (Finlaya) geniculatus) sups on a tansy (Tanacetum vulgare).‎

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English : A mosquito (Aedes (Finlaya) geniculatus) sups on a tansy (Tanacetum vulgare).

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The apparent motion of circumpolar stars around Polaris, the north star (11s).‎

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English : The apparent motion of circumpolar stars around Polaris, the north star (11s).

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An ethnic Adivasi woman from the Kutia Khond tribal group in Orissa, India.

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English : An ethnic Adivasi woman from the Kutia Khond tribal group in Orissa, India.

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An animation displaying different views of the Z1 Truss which was installed on the International Space Station, 10 years ago today by the crew of STS-92.‎

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English : An animation displaying different views of the Z1 Truss which was installed on the International Space Station, 10 years ago today by the crew of STS-92.

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Lörrach: Church of Rötteln, window in sepulchral chapel

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English : Lörrach: Church of Rötteln, window in sepulchral chapel

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A video describing the process of electrolytic reduction used in a display at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis within the Treasures of the Earth exhibit. The video describes the electrolytic process as it is occurring on Captain Kidd's cannon, which is on display and currently undergoing the electrolytic process.‎

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English : A video describing the process of electrolytic reduction used in a display at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis within the Treasures of the Earth exhibit. The video describes the electrolytic process as it is occurring on Captain Kidd's cannon, which is on display and currently undergoing the electrolytic process.

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English : Tour of Villa Poppaea.

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Male Emperor Dragonfly (Anax imperator) in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain.

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English : Male Emperor Dragonfly (Anax imperator) in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain.

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A SATO LS4000 CNC Plasma cutting machine in action. Plasma source: Kjellberg High Focus 160i (4-160A).‎

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English : A SATO LS4000 CNC Plasma cutting machine in action. Plasma source: Kjellberg High Focus 160i (4-160A).

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A mountain massif of Flakstadøya island backgrounding the road (Fylkesvei 807) to Nusfjord village, Lofoten, Nordland, Norway in 2010 September. For example, there are such summits as Stjernhauet, Stjerntinden, Bjørntinden and Sautinden either visible or nonvisible due to the cloud situation.

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English : A mountain massif of Flakstadøya island backgrounding the road (Fylkesvei 807) to Nusfjord village, Lofoten, Nordland, Norway in 2010 September. For example, there are such summits as Stjernhauet, Stjerntinden, Bjørntinden and Sautinden either visible or nonvisible due to the cloud situation.

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Video showing the Tea Leaf Paradox.‎

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English : Video showing the Tea Leaf Paradox.

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Pride of Baltimore II: seen a few seamiles southeast of Lunenburg

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English : Pride of Baltimore II: seen a few seamiles southeast of Lunenburg

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This brief film shows an excursion party passing in the carriage drive of the Vendome Hotel, a major resort hotel in San Jose, south of San Francisco. The exact date of the film is unknown, but may be in October 1897.‎

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English : This brief film shows an excursion party passing in the carriage drive of the Vendome Hotel, a major resort hotel in San Jose, south of San Francisco. The exact date of the film is unknown, but may be in October 1897.

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The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) is a species of primate in the family of apes (Hominidae). Together with the bonobo (pygmy chimpanzee), they form the category of chimpanzees (Pan).

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English : The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) is a species of primate in the family of apes (Hominidae). Together with the bonobo (pygmy chimpanzee), they form the category of chimpanzees (Pan).

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How to use a Sign Language interpreter. The instruction is told by a deaf man in Dutch Sign Language, translated to Dutch speech by a interpreter.‎

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English : How to use a Sign Language interpreter. The instruction is told by a deaf man in Dutch Sign Language, translated to Dutch speech by a interpreter.

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Atriolum robustum (Ascidian) on Siphonogorgia godeffroyi (Soft tree coral)

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English : Atriolum robustum (Ascidian) on Siphonogorgia godeffroyi (Soft tree coral)

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Stereo animation of a rotating diamond structure. Pause the video, and cross your eyes until the two images overlap perfectly in the center, let your eyes relax and it will slowly come into focus (may take a few minutes if this is your first try). Then play the video with Repeat (Loop) on.‎

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English : Stereo animation of a rotating diamond structure. Pause the video, and cross your eyes until the two images overlap perfectly in the center, let your eyes relax and it will slowly come into focus (may take a few minutes if this is your first try). Then play the video with Repeat (Loop) on.

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Resurrection of Christ, central motive of the fresco vault by Michel Corneille the Elder (1601-1664) in Church Saint-Nicolas-des-Champs in Paris

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English : Resurrection of Christ, central motive of the fresco vault by Michel Corneille the Elder (1601-1664) in Church Saint-Nicolas-des-Champs in Paris

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Northeast side of Teide, Tenerife, Spain, as seen from the crater boundary near the visitor center

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English : Northeast side of Teide, Tenerife, Spain, as seen from the crater boundary near the visitor center

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Ascent to the summit of Mount Rinjani (Lombo, Indonesia) with shots of a small eruption‎

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English : Ascent to the summit of Mount Rinjani (Lombo, Indonesia) with shots of a small eruption

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Nembrotha kubaryana (Nudibranch)

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English : Nembrotha kubaryana (Nudibranch)

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The bloom and wither of a Selenicereus grandiflorus (time-lapse)‎

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English : The bloom and wither of a Selenicereus grandiflorus (time-lapse)

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A de Havilland Tiger Moth biplane. This day—October 26, 2011—marks the 80th anniversary of the first flight of this aircraft, designed by Geoffrey de Havilland as a trainer for the Royal Air Force.

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English : A de Havilland Tiger Moth biplane. This day—October 26, 2011—marks the 80th anniversary of the first flight of this aircraft, designed by Geoffrey de Havilland as a trainer for the Royal Air Force.

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Spinning dancer at Wikimania 2008 post party in Alexandria

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English : Spinning dancer at Wikimania 2008 post party in Alexandria

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Antarctic krill Euphausia superba.

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English : Antarctic krill Euphausia superba.

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Opening of a new bank in Tiflis, Georgia, Russian Empire (1910)‎

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English : Opening of a new bank in Tiflis, Georgia, Russian Empire (1910)

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The Sun photographed by the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA 304) of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).

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English : The Sun photographed by the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA 304) of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).

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Pure (99.98 %), Melted tip of a hafnium consumable electrode used in an ebeam remelting furnace (sample from the collection of Ethan Currens), oxidized hafnium ebeam remelted ingot (color from thin film effects in the oxide layer), and additional 1 cm3 hafnium cube for comparison.

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English : Pure (99.98 %), Melted tip of a hafnium consumable electrode used in an ebeam remelting furnace (sample from the collection of Ethan Currens), oxidized hafnium ebeam remelted ingot (color from thin film effects in the oxide layer), and additional 1 cm3 hafnium cube for comparison.

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Dutch fur companies to advertise their product through a thirty mannequins in Amsterdam in public to show off their fur coats (1953).‎

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English : Dutch fur companies to advertise their product through a thirty mannequins in Amsterdam in public to show off their fur coats (1953).

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Windmill at the Île de Noirmoutier.

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English : Windmill at the Île de Noirmoutier.

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Three young men, capture, examine and then release bats.‎

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English : Three young men, capture, examine and then release bats.

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Angaria delphinus, Angariidae, Common Delphinula; Diameter 6,5 cm; Southwest Coast of Koh-Phangan Island, Thailand; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.

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English : Angaria delphinus, Angariidae, Common Delphinula; Diameter 6,5 cm; Southwest Coast of Koh-Phangan Island, Thailand; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.

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