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View inside a Kaleidoscope

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English : View inside a Kaleidoscope

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Map of the German-French borderlands in 1887

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Lok Baintan Floating Market is located in Banjar Regency, South Kalimantan (Indonesia), less than an hour from central Banjarmasin by chartered jukung/klotok (traditional boat).‎

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English : Lok Baintan Floating Market is located in Banjar Regency, South Kalimantan (Indonesia), less than an hour from central Banjarmasin by chartered jukung/klotok (traditional boat).

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Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera) feeding on a flowering Corymbia ficifolia, Austins Ferry, Tasmania, Australia.

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English : Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera) feeding on a flowering Corymbia ficifolia, Austins Ferry, Tasmania, Australia.

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Transthoracic two-dimensional and color Doppler flow video clip in four chamber view shows an apical aneurysm and lateral pseudoaneurysm formation with shunt from the left ventricle to the pericardial space.‎

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English : Transthoracic two-dimensional and color Doppler flow video clip in four chamber view shows an apical aneurysm and lateral pseudoaneurysm formation with shunt from the left ventricle to the pericardial space.

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Video of making a rope

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Snug Falls, Snug, Tasmania, Australia.

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Leucophenga maculata (Steganinae) ovipositing on fungus.‎

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English : Leucophenga maculata (Steganinae) ovipositing on fungus.

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Bridgewater Causeway and Bridgewater Bridge with Granton and Mt Wellington in the background.

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Quantum tunnel effect and its application to the scanning tunneling microscope, invented by Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer (at IBM Zürich).‎

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English : Quantum tunnel effect and its application to the scanning tunneling microscope, invented by Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer (at IBM Zürich).

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Spout after water droplet caused by surface tension.

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"A Thousand Skins (Part 2)", track 4 on Josh Woodward's 2010 release Ashes

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English : "A Thousand Skins (Part 2)", track 4 on Josh Woodward's 2010 release Ashes

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Corporate Headquarters of ThyssenKrupp in Essen, Germany

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The Common Pierrot (Castalius rosimon) is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenidae or Blues family. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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English : The Common Pierrot (Castalius rosimon) is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenidae or Blues family. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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2013 Taksim Gezi Park protests at Beyoğlu, İstiklal Street on 3rd June.‎

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English : 2013 Taksim Gezi Park protests at Beyoğlu, İstiklal Street on 3rd June.

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Normal anatomy of the human eye and orbit, anterior view.

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English : Heavy flooding in Steyr, Austria

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Arussaare orthodox church in Estonia. Built in 1873.

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English : Arussaare orthodox church in Estonia. Built in 1873.

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The Little Match Seller is a 1902 British short silent drama film, directed by James Williamson, retelling the classic Hans Christian Andersen fable of the sad life and tragic death of a little match seller.‎

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English : The Little Match Seller is a 1902 British short silent drama film, directed by James Williamson, retelling the classic Hans Christian Andersen fable of the sad life and tragic death of a little match seller.

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Mating couple of an European stretch spider (Tetragnatha montana).‎

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English : Mating couple of an European stretch spider (Tetragnatha montana).

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Sorrow, 1882 drawing by Vincent van Gogh.

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Gwo ka traditional music played at the Spices market of Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, to the benefit of the french Red Cross.‎

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English : Gwo ka traditional music played at the Spices market of Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, to the benefit of the french Red Cross.

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Prasat Sikhoraphum, Sikhoraphum, Surin, Thailand

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This is a short video showing the effect of taking a series of exposures at different focal points and then stacking them (using CombineZP) to produce a composite image with everything in focus. The video animates 17 images and shows how the focus moves from the front to the back of the flower, and then back to the front again. This is followed by the final composite image‎

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English : This is a short video showing the effect of taking a series of exposures at different focal points and then stacking them (using CombineZP) to produce a composite image with everything in focus. The video animates 17 images and shows how the focus moves from the front to the back of the flower, and then back to the front again. This is followed by the final composite image

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Girl with a Pearl Earring (1665), considered a Vermeer masterpiece.

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Alice in Wonderland is a 1903 British silent film directed by Cecil Hepworth and Percy Stow. It is the first movie adaptation of Lewis Carroll's children's book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.‎

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English : Alice in Wonderland is a 1903 British silent film directed by Cecil Hepworth and Percy Stow. It is the first movie adaptation of Lewis Carroll's children's book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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Diplacodes trivialis female, a small greenish yellow dragonfly with black markings. Found throughout Oriental region and Pacific islands.

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English : Diplacodes trivialis female, a small greenish yellow dragonfly with black markings. Found throughout Oriental region and Pacific islands.

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El Reno, OK EF5 tornado, showing additional tornado's spinning up. This is a record breaking event as the EF5 grew to a width of 2.6 miles. We were up close in the Dominator 1 to capture this.‎

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English : El Reno, OK EF5 tornado, showing additional tornado's spinning up. This is a record breaking event as the EF5 grew to a width of 2.6 miles. We were up close in the Dominator 1 to capture this.

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Barnacle Goose, Helsinki, Finland.

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Test flight of Flying Bike (shortly F-Bike) with figurine on the June 12, 2013 in the showground in Letňany, Prague

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English : Test flight of Flying Bike (shortly F-Bike) with figurine on the June 12, 2013 in the showground in Letňany, Prague

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Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus), female, Léon-Provancher marsh, Quebec, Canada.‎

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English : Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus), female, Léon-Provancher marsh, Quebec, Canada.

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Enchanted Forest, Garajonay National Park, La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain.

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This video shows a woman who is sitting at the table in the correct position to take blood pressure. It is described about 6 steps that explain how you should be sitting.‎

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English : This video shows a woman who is sitting at the table in the correct position to take blood pressure. It is described about 6 steps that explain how you should be sitting.

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E Monroe Dr, downtown Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Issus coleoptratus nymph filmed on a blade of grass‎

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Triumph Arch in Rua Augusta, Lisbon, Portugal.

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Wild koala decides to change to another branch of its tree, slowly. Filmed at Kennett River, southern Victoria, Australia.‎

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English : Wild koala decides to change to another branch of its tree, slowly. Filmed at Kennett River, southern Victoria, Australia.

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Closeup of an exemplar of Julia Butterfly (Dryas iulia).

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Mount Sanqing is a renowned Taoist sacred mountain located in Jiangxi Province, China with outstanding scenery.‎

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English : Mount Sanqing is a renowned Taoist sacred mountain located in Jiangxi Province, China with outstanding scenery.

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Night view of the Auditorium of Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

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American Coot with chick, Léon-Provancher marsh, Québec, Canada.‎

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English : American Coot with chick, Léon-Provancher marsh, Québec, Canada.

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Colors of Altiplano Boliviano, 4720 meters, Bolivia.

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Celebrations following the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York.‎

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English : Celebrations following the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York.

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Bruges, View from Rozenhoedkaai, blue hour

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3D rendering of a leaf CT scan with a resolution of about 40 µm/pixel‎

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English : 3D rendering of a leaf CT scan with a resolution of about 40 µm/pixel

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Scottish Rite Cathedral, Indianapolis, USA.

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Motion picture covering President John F. Kennedy's visit to Berlin, Germany (June 26, 1963). Kennedy arrives at Tegel Airport in Berlin and delivers remarks in a welcome ceremony presided over by Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Konrad Adenauer and Mayor of West Berlin Willy Brandt. President Kennedy visits the site of the Brandenburg Gate, looks over the Berlin Wall, and then visits Checkpoint Charlie. President Kennedy delivers an address upon signing the Golden Book at the Rathaus Schöneberg on Rudolph Wilde Platz. In his speech President Kennedy discusses his hopes for the reunification of Germany, and emphasizes the philosophical differences between capitalism and communism, noting, "Freedom is indivisible, and when one man is enslaved, all are not free." In his remarks President Kennedy famously proclaims, "Ich bin ein Berliner". Afterward President Kennedy attends a ceremony at Berlin Free University and addresses the crowd, and finally delivers farewell remarks and departs Berlin.‎

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English : Motion picture covering President John F. Kennedy's visit to Berlin, Germany (June 26, 1963). Kennedy arrives at Tegel Airport in Berlin and delivers remarks in a welcome ceremony presided over by Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Konrad Adenauer and Mayor of West Berlin Willy Brandt. President Kennedy visits the site of the Brandenburg Gate, looks over the Berlin Wall, and then visits Checkpoint Charlie. President Kennedy delivers an address upon signing the Golden Book at the Rathaus Schöneberg on Rudolph Wilde Platz. In his speech President Kennedy discusses his hopes for the reunification of Germany, and emphasizes the philosophical differences between capitalism and communism, noting, "Freedom is indivisible, and when one man is enslaved, all are not free." In his remarks President Kennedy famously proclaims, "Ich bin ein Berliner". Afterward President Kennedy attends a ceremony at Berlin Free University and addresses the crowd, and finally delivers farewell remarks and departs Berlin.

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Cliffs of Los Gigantes (The Giants), Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

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Allianz Arena and architectural sculpture "Sunken Village" by Timm Ulrichs (replica of the Holy Cross Church), Munich, Germany.

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A screen-capture movie of the use of Hugin to correct perspective-induced distortion in a photograph. This uses the original version of File:Merrill Wisconsin City Hall Historic.jpg, but this is not a recording of the actual correction applied to that image and uploaded to Commons. Final results are displayed in the GIMP image manipulation program. This is a recording of a quick session to demonstrate the techniques used, though without the usual care given to ensure the best possible outcome. This was recorded on a Linŭ system running Kubuntu 12.04.2. Hugin and GIMP are available for other platforms.‎

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English : A screen-capture movie of the use of Hugin to correct perspective-induced distortion in a photograph. This uses the original version of File:Merrill Wisconsin City Hall Historic.jpg, but this is not a recording of the actual correction applied to that image and uploaded to Commons. Final results are displayed in the GIMP image manipulation program. This is a recording of a quick session to demonstrate the techniques used, though without the usual care given to ensure the best possible outcome. This was recorded on a Linŭ system running Kubuntu 12.04.2. Hugin and GIMP are available for other platforms.

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Exemplar of a Tiger Longwing Heliconius hecale.

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The Big Swallow (AKA: A Photographic Contortion) is a 1901 British short silent comedy film, directed by James Williamson, featuring a man, irritated by the presence of a photographer, who solves his dilemma by swallowing him and his camera whole.‎

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English : The Big Swallow (AKA: A Photographic Contortion) is a 1901 British short silent comedy film, directed by James Williamson, featuring a man, irritated by the presence of a photographer, who solves his dilemma by swallowing him and his camera whole.


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