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Wednesday
29
July
2015
Media of the day
Model of motorized excavator constructed from LEGO TECHNIC 8043 in action.  

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1

Coral flower (Talinum crassifolium) in Nerima-ku, Tokyo

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English : Coral flower (Talinum crassifolium) in Nerima-ku, Tokyo

2

First flight of the nederland company KLM aircraft Douglas DC-4 Skymaster PH-TAR from Rotterdam to New York on 1946-05-21.

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English : First flight of the nederland company KLM aircraft Douglas DC-4 Skymaster PH-TAR from Rotterdam to New York on 1946-05-21.

3

Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales speaks to Bread and Roses TV about Raif Badawi and the need for pressure on the Saudi Government to release him and others for 17 June 2015 Day of Action for Raif.

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English : Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales speaks to Bread and Roses TV about Raif Badawi and the need for pressure on the Saudi Government to release him and others for 17 June 2015 Day of Action for Raif.

4

Robocasting an array of 1mm alumina micropillars.

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English : Robocasting an array of 1mm alumina micropillars.

5


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English : Courtship of sand lizards (Lacerta agilis).

6

First flight of the nederland company KLM aircraft Douglas DC-4 from Rotterdam to New York on 1946-05-21.

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English : First flight of the nederland company KLM aircraft Douglas DC-4 from Rotterdam to New York on 1946-05-21.

7

Video of ACA Penetrator P-10 or P-15 Warning / Civil Defense Siren Test in "Alert" then "Attack" for Severe Weather Awareness Week. Recorded in Crystal, MN., USA.

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English : Video of ACA Penetrator P-10 or P-15 Warning / Civil Defense Siren Test in "Alert" then "Attack" for Severe Weather Awareness Week. Recorded in Crystal, MN., USA.

8

Arrival of a train of the Wuppertal suspension railway in station "Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof".

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English : Arrival of a train of the Wuppertal suspension railway in station "Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof".

9

Japanese military submarine JS Mochishio departs Pearl Harbor after participating in RIMPAC, the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise, 6 Jul. 2010.

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English : Japanese military submarine JS Mochishio departs Pearl Harbor after participating in RIMPAC, the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise, 6 Jul. 2010.

10

This sequence gives a close-up view of a spectacular image of the southern spiral galaxy NGC 300 that was taken was taken using the Wide Field Imager (WFI) at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. Huge numbers of the galaxy’s component stars are visible across the entire image and much detail can be seen in the red and pink star-forming clouds of dust and gas that mark out the galaxy’s ragged spiral arms.

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English : This sequence gives a close-up view of a spectacular image of the southern spiral galaxy NGC 300 that was taken was taken using the Wide Field Imager (WFI) at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. Huge numbers of the galaxy’s component stars are visible across the entire image and much detail can be seen in the red and pink star-forming clouds of dust and gas that mark out the galaxy’s ragged spiral arms.

11

Manhatta (1921) film - a portrait of New York City by painter Charles Sheeler and photographer Paul Strand.

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English : Manhatta (1921) film - a portrait of New York City by painter Charles Sheeler and photographer Paul Strand.

12

A St John ambulance travelling south on Cumberland Street with lights and siren in Dunedin, New Zealand.

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English : A St John ambulance travelling south on Cumberland Street with lights and siren in Dunedin, New Zealand.

13

A 1939 loom working at the Mueller Cloth Mill museum in Euskirchen, Germany.

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English : A 1939 loom working at the Mueller Cloth Mill museum in Euskirchen, Germany.

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16

Catching a coconut crab (Birgus latro) alive on Suwarrow Atoll in 2010.

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English : Catching a coconut crab (Birgus latro) alive on Suwarrow Atoll in 2010.

17

Swing bridge over Almarestäket in Sweden.

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English : Swing bridge over Almarestäket in Sweden.

18


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English : Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (time-lapse).

19

Holt Castle was built in the late 13th century and was a treasure house for King Richard II. Little survives today, but a grant from the Castle Studies Trust has allowed to recreate how it would have appeared c1495.

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English : Holt Castle was built in the late 13th century and was a treasure house for King Richard II. Little survives today, but a grant from the Castle Studies Trust has allowed to recreate how it would have appeared c1495.

20

Students giving a presentation about Roman baths.

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English : Students giving a presentation about Roman baths.

21

Passage of the 2015 Tour de France in Rennes, Republic Square, in front of the post office

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English : Passage of the 2015 Tour de France in Rennes, Republic Square, in front of the post office

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23

Square and market place Jemaa el-Fnaa in Marrakesh, Morocco, late afternoon on Sat, 19th October 2013.

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English : Square and market place Jemaa el-Fnaa in Marrakesh, Morocco, late afternoon on Sat, 19th October 2013.

24

Aerial recording of Ziteil (2429 m, Salouf, Grisons, Switzerland) with interior view

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English : Aerial recording of Ziteil (2429 m, Salouf, Grisons, Switzerland) with interior view

25

Speedsolving a standard 3×3×3 Rubik's Cube within 26.59 seconds with Fridrich Method.

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English : Speedsolving a standard 3×3×3 Rubik's Cube within 26.59 seconds with Fridrich Method.

26

Presentation of part of Fencing junior world championship in Dourdan, France - 18.01.2014.

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English : Presentation of part of Fencing junior world championship in Dourdan, France - 18.01.2014.

27

Traditional Turkish tea prepared near lake Bafa, Turkey.

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English : Traditional Turkish tea prepared near lake Bafa, Turkey.

28

Helicopter Bell 206, registration 4X-BDI takes off from airport in Rishon LeZion, Israel.

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English : Helicopter Bell 206, registration 4X-BDI takes off from airport in Rishon LeZion, Israel.

29

Model of motorized excavator constructed from LEGO TECHNIC 8043 in action.

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English : Model of motorized excavator constructed from LEGO TECHNIC 8043 in action.

30

Maternal care in the sand wasp Bembix rostrata

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English : Maternal care in the sand wasp Bembix rostrata

31

Power trowels being used to smooth concrete.

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English : Power trowels being used to smooth concrete.


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