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Touratech BMW F800GS, BMW Welt, Munich, Germany.

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Infrared thermography of a sleeping newborn.‎

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English : Infrared thermography of a sleeping newborn.

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Wabash County Courthouse, Wabash, Indiana, USA

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3D Ultrasound image of the fetal movements at 12 weeks + 3 days of pregnancy.‎

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English : 3D Ultrasound image of the fetal movements at 12 weeks + 3 days of pregnancy.

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Market Hall, Gdansk, Poland

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A Plasma globe filmed from above.‎

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English : A Plasma globe filmed from above.

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Bridge Gobernador Nobre de Carvalho, Macau.

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Pottery: Shaping the clay‎

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Chicago Skyline, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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A cuckoo clock is a clock, typically pendulum-regulated, that strikes the hours with a sound like a common cuckoo's call and often has a mechanical cuckoo that emerges with each note.‎

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English : A cuckoo clock is a clock, typically pendulum-regulated, that strikes the hours with a sound like a common cuckoo's call and often has a mechanical cuckoo that emerges with each note.

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Ordination Hall with Yaksha guardians in the Wat Arun Temple, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Helsinki Lutheran Cathedral, Finland.

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Amoeba Entamoeba gingivalis feeds on the nuclei of white blood cells.‎

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English : Amoeba Entamoeba gingivalis feeds on the nuclei of white blood cells.

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Guan Yin Statue, Macau.

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The tardigrade Richtersius coronifer changes its shape and metabolic activity in response to the lack or presence of water.‎

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English : The tardigrade Richtersius coronifer changes its shape and metabolic activity in response to the lack or presence of water.

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BMW 4 Cylinders, Munich, Germany.

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Animation of Lissajous curves with increasing \frac{a}{b} ratio from 0.0 to 1.0 in steps of 0.01.‎

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English : Animation of Lissajous curves with increasing \frac{a}{b} ratio from 0.0 to 1.0 in steps of 0.01.

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Macau Science Center in Macau, China at night.

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Moving vehicles in Link road, Cuttack, Odisha, India.‎

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English : Moving vehicles in Link road, Cuttack, Odisha, India.

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Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus)

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Title hip-hop song from Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton Mixtape" about the life and death of founding father Alexander Hamilton. Performed live at The White House on May 12, 2009.‎

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English : Title hip-hop song from Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton Mixtape" about the life and death of founding father Alexander Hamilton. Performed live at The White House on May 12, 2009.

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The lighthouse of the citadel of Ajaccio, Southern Corsica, France. Its range is 16 nautical miles (30 km). At sea, in front of the citadel, stands a complementary light with a range of 7 miles (13 km).

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English : The lighthouse of the citadel of Ajaccio, Southern Corsica, France. Its range is 16 nautical miles (30 km). At sea, in front of the citadel, stands a complementary light with a range of 7 miles (13 km).

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Creative Commons and Commerce: This video explains how Creative Commons licenses can be used in conjunction with commercial licensing arrangements.‎

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English : Creative Commons and Commerce: This video explains how Creative Commons licenses can be used in conjunction with commercial licensing arrangements.

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View on Panamint Butt / Panamint Valley from SR190 (at the end of Death Valley) with flash floods and reflections in the water.

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A stroll along Beach Avenue in Cape May, New Jersey from the Congress Hotel (200 Beach) to about 1600 Beach Ave. about 1.25 miles along the beach. The entire route is in the Cape May Historic District Cape May Historic District.‎

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English : A stroll along Beach Avenue in Cape May, New Jersey from the Congress Hotel (200 Beach) to about 1600 Beach Ave. about 1.25 miles along the beach. The entire route is in the Cape May Historic District Cape May Historic District.

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Tivoli Bridge (bascule bridge), in closed position, Sète, Hérault, France.

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Biting midges (Atrichopogon sp.) on Oedemera virescens. The Ceratopogonidae are attracted by cantharidin in the beetle.‎

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English : Biting midges (Atrichopogon sp.) on Oedemera virescens. The Ceratopogonidae are attracted by cantharidin in the beetle.

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Forum Romanum in Rome, Italy. HDR panoramic view out of 9 pictures (3 exposures at 3 different angles). Picture taken from the Capitoline Museums.

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English : Forum Romanum in Rome, Italy. HDR panoramic view out of 9 pictures (3 exposures at 3 different angles). Picture taken from the Capitoline Museums.

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A Sneak Preview of the Wikipedia VisualEditor, narrated by Trevor Parscal, uploaded March 1, 2013‎

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English : A Sneak Preview of the Wikipedia VisualEditor, narrated by Trevor Parscal, uploaded March 1, 2013

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Example of groin vault in medieval architecture: the portico to the church of Santa Maria Maggiore at Guardiagrele in the Abruzzo, Italy.

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Today, Hivus-48 is the largest passenger hovercraft in Russia and one of the biggest hovercraft in the world. They are used for fast passenger transportation as well as for tourist excursions along the river to attractions of the Nizhniy Novgorod Region.‎

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English : Today, Hivus-48 is the largest passenger hovercraft in Russia and one of the biggest hovercraft in the world. They are used for fast passenger transportation as well as for tourist excursions along the river to attractions of the Nizhniy Novgorod Region.

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High resolution panoramic overview over Yosemite Valley photographed from Glacier Point

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Joshua Tree National Park with approaching thunderstorm front

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A Corner in Wheat is a 1909 American short silent film which tells of a greedy tycoon who tries to corner the world market on wheat, destroying the lives of the people who can no longer afford to buy bread.‎

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English : A Corner in Wheat is a 1909 American short silent film which tells of a greedy tycoon who tries to corner the world market on wheat, destroying the lives of the people who can no longer afford to buy bread.

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View from observation tower on Suur Munamägi in Haanja Upland during winter.

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Train in Pattipola, highest station in Sri Lanka

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Tallinn Town Hall, built in 1402–1404, is the oldest town hall in Scandinavia and the Baltic states.

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Stora Enso pulp and paper mill in Oulu, Finland.‎

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Agraulis vanillae (Linnaeus, 1758) in Isla Margarita

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Parque eólico de Cañada de la Barca in Costa Calma, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.‎

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English : Parque eólico de Cañada de la Barca in Costa Calma, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.

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Fangtooths are beryciform fish of the family Anoplogastridae (sometimes spelled "Anoplogasteridae") that live in the deep sea.

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71st Infantry marching at Camp Wikoff, Long Island, NY, after returning from Cuba, September 1898. The picture shows many of the companies reduced to seven or eight men, and the whole regiment, rank and file is in a sad condition.‎

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English : 71st Infantry marching at Camp Wikoff, Long Island, NY, after returning from Cuba, September 1898. The picture shows many of the companies reduced to seven or eight men, and the whole regiment, rank and file is in a sad condition.

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Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquirá (Venezuela) Interior.

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A visualization of Algal bloom populations in the North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans from March 2003 to October 2006. The blue areas are nutrient deficient. Green to yellow show blooms fed by dust blown from nearby landmasses.‎

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English : A visualization of Algal bloom populations in the North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans from March 2003 to October 2006. The blue areas are nutrient deficient. Green to yellow show blooms fed by dust blown from nearby landmasses.

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A 9-year-old boy's face, Margarita Island, Venezuela.

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2004 FH is the centre dot being followed by the sequence; the object that flashes by near the end is an artificial satellite.‎

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English : 2004 FH is the centre dot being followed by the sequence; the object that flashes by near the end is an artificial satellite.

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Typical street in Maracaibo city and Ford Custom 1958, Venezuela.

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Polar bears in a play fight.‎

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Feral Charolais bull at 4600 meters above sea level, in Sierra Nevada de Mérida, Venezuela.

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Playa del Matorral in Morro Jable, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.‎

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English : Playa del Matorral in Morro Jable, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.

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Chlosyne lacinia (Bordered Patch) from Margarita island. Its wingspan ranges from 1¼ to 1⅞ inches.

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The Teuto-Express with the Prussian T 18 steam locomotive 78 468 (Pt 37.17) passing through Tecklenburg-Brochterbeck, Germany.‎

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English : The Teuto-Express with the Prussian T 18 steam locomotive 78 468 (Pt 37.17) passing through Tecklenburg-Brochterbeck, Germany.

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El Guamache Bay, Margarita island, Venezuela.

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Phyllorhiza punctata around Ko Phi Phi, Thailand‎

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Old house typical of the San Juan Bautista, island of Margarita. Built in the 1880s.

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Yabusame in Sumida Park, Tokyo, Japan‎

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Lake Aalupi in Põlva County, Estonia.

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A video documenting cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) running. The film was shot using a Phantom camera at 1200 frames per second.‎

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English : A video documenting cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) running. The film was shot using a Phantom camera at 1200 frames per second.

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Marble Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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A simulation of the original design of the GPS space segment, with 24 GPS satellites (4 satellites in each of 6 orbits), showing the evolution of the number of visible satellites from a fixed point (45°N) on earth (considering "visibility" as having direct line of sight).‎

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English : A simulation of the original design of the GPS space segment, with 24 GPS satellites (4 satellites in each of 6 orbits), showing the evolution of the number of visible satellites from a fixed point (45°N) on earth (considering "visibility" as having direct line of sight).
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