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Scots pine forest in Meenikunno Landscape Reserve, Estonia.

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Printing in Odia language (Oriya: ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା) in a letterpress in Sansar Press, Cuttack, Odisha, India.‎

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English : Printing in Odia language (Oriya: ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା) in a letterpress in Sansar Press, Cuttack, Odisha, India.

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Durga idol during Durga Puja. Taken at Burdwan, West Bengal, India.

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Male longhorn bee (Eucera cinnamomea) sleeping on a thistle (Carduus argentatus). Taken on Mount Carmel, Israel, April 14, 2013.

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"Spanish Romance" performed by the Master Alisa Gladyseva.‎

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English : "Spanish Romance" performed by the Master Alisa Gladyseva.

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"Between Showers" is a 1914 short film made by Keystone Studios and directed by Henry Lehrman. It starred Charlie Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Emma Bell Clifton, and Chester Conklin.‎

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English : "Between Showers" is a 1914 short film made by Keystone Studios and directed by Henry Lehrman. It starred Charlie Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Emma Bell Clifton, and Chester Conklin.

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Allium rothii, a bulbous plant native to the Levant. Taken in Arad, Israel, March 26, 2012.

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English : Allium rothii, a bulbous plant native to the Levant. Taken in Arad, Israel, March 26, 2012.

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An example of the 6-step, a breakdancing move.‎

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English : An example of the 6-step, a breakdancing move.

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Cloister garden courtyard and St. Marien church (rear) of the Kloster Lehnin (Lehnin abbey, a German Brick Gothic era monastery near Brandenburg/Havel, in Landkreis Potsdam-Mittelmark, Brandenburg)

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English : Cloister garden courtyard and St. Marien church (rear) of the Kloster Lehnin (Lehnin abbey, a German Brick Gothic era monastery near Brandenburg/Havel, in Landkreis Potsdam-Mittelmark, Brandenburg)

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Seven Seas Voyager in Lorient, Brittany, France.‎

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Candy Cane Snail (Liguus virgineus); Originating from Hispaniola.

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Felix Skowronek: Wind Quintet Op. 88 No. 2 in E-flat major - 3. Poco andante.‎

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English : Felix Skowronek: Wind Quintet Op. 88 No. 2 in E-flat major - 3. Poco andante.

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Lake Laanemaa at Orkjärve Nature Reserve, Estonia.

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The SpaceX-4 Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.‎

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English : The SpaceX-4 Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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Fire lily (Lilium bulbiferum var. bulbiferum) found near Hagengut, Lower Austria

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English : Sasia ochracea (White-browed Piculet) - Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand.

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Tomb of Humayun, Delhi, India. Western façade as viewed from the main entrance

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Las Fallas, Valencia Spain Spring Festival, the building and burning of the Falla 15th to 19th March. Europe's largest and longest street party, an exuberant, anarchic, round the clock swirl of fireworks, music, explosions and fire that brings an estimated two million visitors to the city.

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English : Las Fallas, Valencia Spain Spring Festival, the building and burning of the Falla 15th to 19th March. Europe's largest and longest street party, an exuberant, anarchic, round the clock swirl of fireworks, music, explosions and fire that brings an estimated two million visitors to the city.

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Bird photographers at the Wagejot near Oosterend, Texel, Netherlands‎

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English : Bird photographers at the Wagejot near Oosterend, Texel, Netherlands

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Overview of Tarfala Valley, where the Tarfala research station is located. Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest mountain, is in the center of the image.

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An animation of the Antarctic sea ice between March 21 and September 19, 2014 when the sea ice reached its maximum extent. The red extent line shows the average of the annual maximum extents from 1979 through 2014. This animation displays the daily dates.‎

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English : An animation of the Antarctic sea ice between March 21 and September 19, 2014 when the sea ice reached its maximum extent. The red extent line shows the average of the annual maximum extents from 1979 through 2014. This animation displays the daily dates.

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A large sample of glassy carbon with a weight of ca. 570 g, as well as a 1 cm3 graphite cube for comparison.

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English : A large sample of glassy carbon with a weight of ca. 570 g, as well as a 1 cm3 graphite cube for comparison.

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His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz is a 1914 film, directed by J. Farrell MacDonald and written and produced by L. Frank Baum.‎

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English : His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz is a 1914 film, directed by J. Farrell MacDonald and written and produced by L. Frank Baum.

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Water Betony (Shargacucullia scrophulariae) - caterpillar

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The Czech vessel Silja 2 (ENI 08451019) at the Wet Triangle (Nasses Dreieck) in Hörstel-Bergeshövede, Kreis Steinfurt, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : The Czech vessel Silja 2 (ENI 08451019) at the Wet Triangle (Nasses Dreieck) in Hörstel-Bergeshövede, Kreis Steinfurt, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Print shows the Enniskillen Dragoons and the 5th Dragoon Guards engaging the Russian cavalry in the midst of the camp of the light cavalry brigade which is being plundered by the Russian troops during the battle of Balaclava.

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Borgund Stave Church in Lærdalen in Lærdal municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, in June 2013.

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Several shots of turning windmills in the polder near Elshout, Netherlands. (Dutch newsreel, January 1927)‎

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English : Several shots of turning windmills in the polder near Elshout, Netherlands. (Dutch newsreel, January 1927)

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Carabus coriaceus with a slug it has captured.‎

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Interior of Estonian Orthodox Church Reomäe Andrew the Apostle Church, Reo, Pihtla Parish, Saare County, Western Estonia.

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Dogs playing in Milwaukee Area Dog Parks.‎

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English : Dogs playing in Milwaukee Area Dog Parks.

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Furnace No 5 at Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord (Landscape Park Duisburg North) at night

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A video showing the calving of a large iceberg in Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland.‎

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English : A video showing the calving of a large iceberg in Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland.

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Facade of the Conjunto Nacional building, situated in the Paulista Avenue, São Paulo City, Brazil.

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White Elephant, Polish Astronomical and Meteorological Observatory, located on the peak of Pip Ivan, Carpathian Biosphere Reserve.

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Demonstration of Tanegashima in Himeji Castle (Japan).‎

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Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus), Södra Hammarbyhamnen, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's 1812 overture

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The Musée d'Orsay and the Seine river during sunrise

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Dittersdorf "Ouverture" from the "Hocus Pocus" comic opera (1790)‎

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Chronophotograph at high speed. Johnnie Walker splash without any montage!

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Common spotted orchid (Dactylorhiza fuchsii), found near Mariazell, Styria

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Salve Regina of Hermannus Contractus sung by Les Petits Chanteurs de Passy‎

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Dalian, Liaoning, China: Two elderly Chinese men enjoying the sea at Xinghai Bay.

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Timelapse of basil growing.‎

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View of the Acropolis from the Philopappos Hill in Athens, Greece

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The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator lands at Naval Air Staion Patŭent River, Md., after completing the first launch of an unmanned aerial vehicle from an aircraft carrier, May 14, 2013.‎

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English : The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator lands at Naval Air Staion Patŭent River, Md., after completing the first launch of an unmanned aerial vehicle from an aircraft carrier, May 14, 2013.

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Fishermen huts by the southern shore of Gulf of Finland in Altja fishermen village at Lahemaa National Park.

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Puzzle to make an action figure.‎

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Visitation Order Church in Warsaw, Poland

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On October 28th 2014 at 22:22 an Antares rocket explodes during the launch of the unmanned Cygnus CRS-3 spacecraft to the International Space Station.‎

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English : On October 28th 2014 at 22:22 an Antares rocket explodes during the launch of the unmanned Cygnus CRS-3 spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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Paralympic athlete Iris Pruysen in the long jump event at Athletics Paralympic Meeting in Paris at Stade Sébastien Charléty on 4 June 2014

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Giant Asian Mantis (Hierodula patellifera) in Tokyo, Japan on 25 October 2014.‎

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English : Giant Asian Mantis (Hierodula patellifera) in Tokyo, Japan on 25 October 2014.
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