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Antonio Canova (1st Nov. 1757 - 13th Oct. 1822), Justice, 1792 (Gallerie di Piazza Scala, Milan)

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English : Antonio Canova (1st Nov. 1757 - 13th Oct. 1822), Justice, 1792 (Gallerie di Piazza Scala, Milan)

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Song by Ekta Kala Manch, the cultural branch of Ekta Parishad, India.‎

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English : Song by Ekta Kala Manch, the cultural branch of Ekta Parishad, India.

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Detail of the Guanajuato mummies, Mexico. Black and white version. Photo taken at Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato.

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English : Detail of the Guanajuato mummies, Mexico. Black and white version. Photo taken at Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato.

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A juvenile tentacled snake attacking a fish (a fathead minnow).‎

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English : A juvenile tentacled snake attacking a fish (a fathead minnow).

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Taractrocera ceramas, commonly known as the Tamil Grass Dart, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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English : Taractrocera ceramas, commonly known as the Tamil Grass Dart, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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"Pompeii", track 9 on Josh Woodward's 2010 release Ashes

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English : "Pompeii", track 9 on Josh Woodward's 2010 release Ashes

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Electric locomotive Škoda ChS4-072 in Vinnitsa railway station. This locomotive has been made in February 1968. The Moscow — Odessa train.

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English : Electric locomotive Škoda ChS4-072 in Vinnitsa railway station. This locomotive has been made in February 1968. The Moscow — Odessa train.

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X-ray video of a female American alligator breathing.‎

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English : X-ray video of a female American alligator breathing.

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Herbert Lake at Icefields Parkway

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English : Herbert Lake at Icefields Parkway

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Animation of the predicted Andromeda–Milky Way galaxy collision. The Triangulum Galaxy is also shown.‎

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English : Animation of the predicted Andromeda–Milky Way galaxy collision. The Triangulum Galaxy is also shown.

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Fully grown Atlas moth (Attacus atlas, female) from London Zoo.

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English : Fully grown Atlas moth (Attacus atlas, female) from London Zoo.

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A raspy cricket fabricating silk.‎

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English : A raspy cricket fabricating silk.

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A detail of the Church of Saint-Maimbœuf, Montbéliard, France

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English : A detail of the Church of Saint-Maimbœuf, Montbéliard, France

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Red Square military parade on November 7, 1941‎

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English : Red Square military parade on November 7, 1941

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A single crystal of Andradite.

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English : A single crystal of Andradite.

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A pair of chimpanzees sharing a papaya fruit.‎

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English : A pair of chimpanzees sharing a papaya fruit.

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The Monkey Puzzle, Rathinda amor (Fabricius) 1775 is a small lycaenid or blue butterfly found in south Asia.

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English : The Monkey Puzzle, Rathinda amor (Fabricius) 1775 is a small lycaenid or blue butterfly found in south Asia.

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Tear down this wall. Address from the Brandenburg Gate (Berlin Wall) by Ronald Wilson Reagan

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English : Tear down this wall. Address from the Brandenburg Gate (Berlin Wall) by Ronald Wilson Reagan

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Fort de Giromagny, Franche-Comté, France.

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A giggling call of a spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta), also known as laughing hyena.‎

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English : A giggling call of a spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta), also known as laughing hyena.

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Bow Lake near Icefields Parkway and Crowfoot Mountain, Alberta, Canada

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English : Bow Lake near Icefields Parkway and Crowfoot Mountain, Alberta, Canada

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Emperor penguins form large huddles to keep each other warm. This video shows the traveling waves caused by their coordinated movements that result in well-distributed access to the warmest spots in the middle.‎

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English : Emperor penguins form large huddles to keep each other warm. This video shows the traveling waves caused by their coordinated movements that result in well-distributed access to the warmest spots in the middle.

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Mikhail Glinka's Barcarole in G major, from Four Musical Essays (1847). Synthesised performance by Adam Cuerden

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English : Mikhail Glinka's Barcarole in G major, from Four Musical Essays (1847). Synthesised performance by Adam Cuerden

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Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, Arrival of Swiss emissaries during the Siege of Strasbourg, bas-relief, 1895.

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English : Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, Arrival of Swiss emissaries during the Siege of Strasbourg, bas-relief, 1895.

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A pelagic thresher shark and a giant manta ray interacting in the presence of cleaner fish.‎

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English : A pelagic thresher shark and a giant manta ray interacting in the presence of cleaner fish.

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The Lindens of Poissy, by Claude Monet (1882).

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English : The Lindens of Poissy, by Claude Monet (1882).

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Trypeta artemisiae is a European species of tephritid, or fruit flies in the family Tephritidae. Females oviposit on leafs of Tansy.‎

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English : Trypeta artemisiae is a European species of tephritid, or fruit flies in the family Tephritidae. Females oviposit on leafs of Tansy.

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The Dark-branded Bushbrown, Mycalesis mineus, is a species of satyrine butterfly found in Asia. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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English : The Dark-branded Bushbrown, Mycalesis mineus, is a species of satyrine butterfly found in Asia. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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A parasitized moth caterpillar, bent over the parasitoid wasp pupae that have egressed from it, defends itself and the parasitoid pupae against a stink bug with violent head-swings, resulting in the predator being knocked off the twig.‎

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English : A parasitized moth caterpillar, bent over the parasitoid wasp pupae that have egressed from it, defends itself and the parasitoid pupae against a stink bug with violent head-swings, resulting in the predator being knocked off the twig.

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The Acorn worm Meioglossus psammophilus.‎

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English : The Acorn worm Meioglossus psammophilus.

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Pigmy Dartlet (Agriocnemis pygmaea) male, a very small (less than 20mm long, 1-2mm thick) apple green damselfly with black thoracic stripes orange colored terminal abdominal segments.

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English : Pigmy Dartlet (Agriocnemis pygmaea) male, a very small (less than 20mm long, 1-2mm thick) apple green damselfly with black thoracic stripes orange colored terminal abdominal segments.

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"Singing" sounds of an iceberg.‎

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English : "Singing" sounds of an iceberg.

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Jan Satyagraha 2012 meeting at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.‎

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English : Jan Satyagraha 2012 meeting at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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South Korean pop group (SoShi or SNSD) modelling for LG Cinema 3D TV

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Calling song of the 17-year periodic cicada Magicicada septendecula.‎

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English : Calling song of the 17-year periodic cicada Magicicada septendecula.

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A nasal rumbling sound of an African bush elephant, visualized with an acoustic camera.‎

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English : A nasal rumbling sound of an African bush elephant, visualized with an acoustic camera.

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Interior wall and ceiling of the Tiles of Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque in Isfahan.

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English : Interior wall and ceiling of the Tiles of Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque in Isfahan.

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Italian wall lizard (Podarcis siculus) hunting in its natural habitat at San Vincenzo, Tuskany, Italy.‎

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English : Italian wall lizard (Podarcis siculus) hunting in its natural habitat at San Vincenzo, Tuskany, Italy.

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Papilio clytia form clytia, underside (mimics the Common Indian Crow, Euploea core). The Common Mime, Papilio clytia, is a Swallowtail butterfly found in South and South-east Asia.

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English : Papilio clytia form clytia, underside (mimics the Common Indian Crow, Euploea core). The Common Mime, Papilio clytia, is a Swallowtail butterfly found in South and South-east Asia.

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A larva of the moth Manduca sexta on the wild tobacco plant Nicotiana attenuata, reacting to experimental stimulation.‎

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English : A larva of the moth Manduca sexta on the wild tobacco plant Nicotiana attenuata, reacting to experimental stimulation.

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Center of the large flowering head of a Sunflower (Helianthus annuus), where a ring of mature flowers surrounds the developing floral buds.

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English : Center of the large flowering head of a Sunflower (Helianthus annuus), where a ring of mature flowers surrounds the developing floral buds.

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Street scenes, regrading work, etc., Seattle, Washington, c. 1930.‎

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English : Street scenes, regrading work, etc., Seattle, Washington, c. 1930.

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Five burrowing Owls (Athene cunicularia).

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English : Five burrowing Owls (Athene cunicularia).

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A Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) eating fish in England.‎

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English : A Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) eating fish in England.

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male Lattice Brown (Kirinia roxelana), taken in Nahal Kelah, Mount Carmel, Israel, June 8, 2011.

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English : male Lattice Brown (Kirinia roxelana), taken in Nahal Kelah, Mount Carmel, Israel, June 8, 2011.

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Disassembled 3.5-inch floppy disk drive reading files‎

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Territorial call of a male toad, Atelopus franciscus.‎

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English : Territorial call of a male toad, Atelopus franciscus.

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Rosendal Palace. Djurgården, Stockholm.

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English : Rosendal Palace. Djurgården, Stockholm.

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Apollo space suits self-support in lunar gravity. During this scene from Apollo 16, Astronaut Charles Duke drops a hammer on the lunar surface, then jumps repeatedly in order to overcome the self-support of the space suit by compressing the space suit knee joint(s) so that he might retrieve the hammer from the surface.‎

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English : Apollo space suits self-support in lunar gravity. During this scene from Apollo 16, Astronaut Charles Duke drops a hammer on the lunar surface, then jumps repeatedly in order to overcome the self-support of the space suit by compressing the space suit knee joint(s) so that he might retrieve the hammer from the surface.

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The Common Palmfly, Elymnias hypermnestra, is a species of satyrid butterfly found in south Asia.

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English : The Common Palmfly, Elymnias hypermnestra, is a species of satyrid butterfly found in south Asia.

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A male of the solitary bee Colletes cunicularius pseudocopulating on the flower labellum of the orchid Ophrys lupercalis

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English : A male of the solitary bee Colletes cunicularius pseudocopulating on the flower labellum of the orchid Ophrys lupercalis

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View of the old part of Vyborg, Russia.

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Cacao beans being ground along with cinnamon, almonds and sugar, to make chocolate. Location: Mayordomo store in Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico.‎

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English : Cacao beans being ground along with cinnamon, almonds and sugar, to make chocolate. Location: Mayordomo store in Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Crematorium at Auschwitz I.

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Sugarcane Press, Parque da Guarda, Brazil‎

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