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August
2016
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Who's Out There, a 1973 American documentary film on extraterrestrial life, produced by NASA and directed by Robert Drew, featuring Orson Welles. The film received in 1975 the CINE Golden Eagle award.  

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NASA time-lapse video shows the rate of Dubai's artificial islands growth at one frame per year from 2000 through 2011. In the false-color satellite images making up the video, bare desert is tan, plant-covered land is red, water is black and urban areas are silver.

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English : NASA time-lapse video shows the rate of Dubai's artificial islands growth at one frame per year from 2000 through 2011. In the false-color satellite images making up the video, bare desert is tan, plant-covered land is red, water is black and urban areas are silver.

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Show of new sport - Flyboarding on canal in Swedish city Malmö.

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English : Show of new sport - Flyboarding on canal in Swedish city Malmö.

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The gallium beating heart is a chemistry reaction in which a drop of gallium is made to pulsate, like a beating heart. To make this experiment, melt a piece of gallium in hot 20% sulfuric acid and add to the solution several drops of 5% potassium dichromate solution.

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English : The gallium beating heart is a chemistry reaction in which a drop of gallium is made to pulsate, like a beating heart. To make this experiment, melt a piece of gallium in hot 20% sulfuric acid and add to the solution several drops of 5% potassium dichromate solution.

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A demonstration of building of part of VR game for the HTC Vive.

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English : A demonstration of building of part of VR game for the HTC Vive.

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English : Cytoplasmic streaming in onion bulb scale epidermis cells. Recorded in Tallinn University of Technology.

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Fashion designer Frank Govers presents its new collection of summer fashion 1977.

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English : Fashion designer Frank Govers presents its new collection of summer fashion 1977.

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Several moments from mass in Strasbourg Cathedral, France.

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English : Several moments from mass in Strasbourg Cathedral, France.

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Video from several places in Huangshan, known in English as Yellow Mountains, in southern part of Anhui province in eastern China.

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English : Video from several places in Huangshan, known in English as Yellow Mountains, in southern part of Anhui province in eastern China.

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Timelapse video of an emerging Common Clubtail dragonfly - Gomphus vulgatissimus, compiled from 2596 stills shot over a period of about 85 minutes - at 1 every 2 seconds.

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English : Timelapse video of an emerging Common Clubtail dragonfly - Gomphus vulgatissimus, compiled from 2596 stills shot over a period of about 85 minutes - at 1 every 2 seconds.

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This is a recording of a suikinkutsu (水琴窟), a type of Japanese garden ornament and musical device that consists of an upside down buried pot with a hole at the top. Water drips through the hole at the top onto a small pool of water inside of the pot in order to create a pleasant splashing sound that rings inside of the pot. This recording was taken on December 27, 2005 at a tea house in Daisen Park (大仙公園) located in Sakai, Osaka.

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English : This is a recording of a suikinkutsu (水琴窟), a type of Japanese garden ornament and musical device that consists of an upside down buried pot with a hole at the top. Water drips through the hole at the top onto a small pool of water inside of the pot in order to create a pleasant splashing sound that rings inside of the pot. This recording was taken on December 27, 2005 at a tea house in Daisen Park (大仙公園) located in Sakai, Osaka.

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Hyperlapse video filmed around Brisbane, Australia. Shot with 5DMKII and 7D. Canon 24-70L, Sigma 70-300 and Samyang 14.

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English : Hyperlapse video filmed around Brisbane, Australia. Shot with 5DMKII and 7D. Canon 24-70L, Sigma 70-300 and Samyang 14.

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Video based on data from NASA's Cassini–Huygens spacecraft shows a flyover of an area of Saturn’s moon Titan known as Sotra Facula. Scientists believe Sotra is the best case for an ice volcano - or cryovolcano-- region on Titan. The flyover shows two peaks more than 1,000 meters (3,000 feet) tall and multiple craters as deep as 1,500 meters (5,000 feet).

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English : Video based on data from NASA's Cassini–Huygens spacecraft shows a flyover of an area of Saturn’s moon Titan known as Sotra Facula. Scientists believe Sotra is the best case for an ice volcano - or cryovolcano-- region on Titan. The flyover shows two peaks more than 1,000 meters (3,000 feet) tall and multiple craters as deep as 1,500 meters (5,000 feet).

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English : The steam locomotive ČSD Class U57.0 departs from Osoblaha train station (Czech Republic).

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Video of recycling facility and processes.

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English : Video of recycling facility and processes.

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Dutch Newsreels from year 1958. – Demonstration of a ditch cleaning machine, which is used to deepen the ditches and throw the mud onto the land compared with farmer cleaning the ditches with shovels.

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English : Dutch Newsreels from year 1958. – Demonstration of a ditch cleaning machine, which is used to deepen the ditches and throw the mud onto the land compared with farmer cleaning the ditches with shovels.

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The jellyfish Chrysaora achlyos (black sea nettle) swimming in a tank at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, California.

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English : The jellyfish Chrysaora achlyos (black sea nettle) swimming in a tank at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, California.

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Film from year 1907 of the heavyweight championship prize fight in box (Squires vs Burns). The fight was labeled the shortest and fiercest prize fight on record up to that time.

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English : Film from year 1907 of the heavyweight championship prize fight in box (Squires vs Burns). The fight was labeled the shortest and fiercest prize fight on record up to that time.

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro is an American Technicolor film based on the short story of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film was released on August 18, 1952 and starred Gregory Peck as Harry, Susan Hayward as Helen, and Ava Gardner as Cynthia Green.

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English : The Snows of Kilimanjaro is an American Technicolor film based on the short story of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film was released on August 18, 1952 and starred Gregory Peck as Harry, Susan Hayward as Helen, and Ava Gardner as Cynthia Green.

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Waterfall Bluff is a waterfall in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa that falls directly into the Indian Ocean.

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English : Waterfall Bluff is a waterfall in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa that falls directly into the Indian Ocean.

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Soviet cartoon from year 1941 - Barmaley.

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English : Soviet cartoon from year 1941 - Barmaley.

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Aerial media of the Loonse en Drunense Duinen (Loonse and Drunense Dunes) national park in the Netherlands.

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English : Aerial media of the Loonse en Drunense Duinen (Loonse and Drunense Dunes) national park in the Netherlands.

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Who's Out There, a 1973 American documentary film on extraterrestrial life, produced by NASA and directed by Robert Drew, featuring Orson Welles. The film received in 1975 the CINE Golden Eagle award.

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English : Who's Out There, a 1973 American documentary film on extraterrestrial life, produced by NASA and directed by Robert Drew, featuring Orson Welles. The film received in 1975 the CINE Golden Eagle award.

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Western reef heron, (Egretta gularis) in India. Bird is stirring the mud with its feet while foraging.

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English : Western reef heron, (Egretta gularis) in India. Bird is stirring the mud with its feet while foraging.

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