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Clumsy wagon is a mathematical game, a puzzle that has as its core a mathematical problem that seeks to verify if it is possible for a wagon with only two points of contant to pass through a winding rail object. Video is part of the Matemateca (IME/USP) collection.

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English : Clumsy wagon is a mathematical game, a puzzle that has as its core a mathematical problem that seeks to verify if it is possible for a wagon with only two points of contant to pass through a winding rail object. Video is part of the Matemateca (IME/USP) collection.

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The danfo share taxi and molue minibuses are iconic of transport in Lagos, Nigeria. Meet Nigeria's minibus conductor with only one leg.

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English : The danfo share taxi and molue minibuses are iconic of transport in Lagos, Nigeria. Meet Nigeria's minibus conductor with only one leg.

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Though Ljubljana can not compete with other European capitals in size, it boasts a unique charm, wonderful architecture and beautiful parks. What better way to capture its rhythm than with the time-lapse photography technique.

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English : Though Ljubljana can not compete with other European capitals in size, it boasts a unique charm, wonderful architecture and beautiful parks. What better way to capture its rhythm than with the time-lapse photography technique.

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Night sky in Nevada, time-lapse video.

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English : Night sky in Nevada, time-lapse video.

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Documentary from January 2016 introduces in-depth interviews with volunteers in the community of Wikimedia Argentina.

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English : Documentary from January 2016 introduces in-depth interviews with volunteers in the community of Wikimedia Argentina.

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Analysis of the predicted Andromeda–Milky Way collision.

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English : Analysis of the predicted Andromeda–Milky Way collision.

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Explorer 6 was an American satellite launched on August 7, 1959. It transmitted the first pictures of Earth from orbit and stayed in orbit until July 1, 1961.

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English : Explorer 6 was an American satellite launched on August 7, 1959. It transmitted the first pictures of Earth from orbit and stayed in orbit until July 1, 1961.

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Night sky in Belfort, time-lapse video.

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English : Night sky in Belfort, time-lapse video.

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Erta Ale is a continuously active basaltic shield volcano in the Afar Region of northeastern Ethiopia.

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English : Erta Ale is a continuously active basaltic shield volcano in the Afar Region of northeastern Ethiopia.

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The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) transits the Suez Canal.

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English : The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) transits the Suez Canal.

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Artist working on a graffiti mural as part of the Meeting of Styles 2015 event in the historic center of Mexico City.

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English : Artist working on a graffiti mural as part of the Meeting of Styles 2015 event in the historic center of Mexico City.

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Movietone News reporting Nasser's nationalization of the Suez Canal and both domestic and Western reactions on Suez Crisis.

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English : Movietone News reporting Nasser's nationalization of the Suez Canal and both domestic and Western reactions on Suez Crisis.

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New York 1911. Documentary travelogue of New York City by a team of cameramen with the Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern. Museum of Modern Art's restoration of New York 1911 is derived from the original nitrate print of the film. Silent.

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English : New York 1911. Documentary travelogue of New York City by a team of cameramen with the Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern. Museum of Modern Art's restoration of New York 1911 is derived from the original nitrate print of the film. Silent.

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Gymnopédie No. 1, here performed by Kevin MacLeod, is the first of three Gymnopédies, piano compositions written by French composer and pianist Erik Satie.

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English : Gymnopédie No. 1, here performed by Kevin MacLeod, is the first of three Gymnopédies, piano compositions written by French composer and pianist Erik Satie.

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Edison phonograph playing Iola by the "Edison Military Band", August 1906.

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English : Edison phonograph playing Iola by the "Edison Military Band", August 1906.

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The Internet in Cuba - A Story of Community Resilience presents some of the world's most unusual networks, as seen by a Cuban hacker

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English : The Internet in Cuba - A Story of Community Resilience presents some of the world's most unusual networks, as seen by a Cuban hacker

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The cremà is the act of setting fire to Falla monument made from materials such as cardboard and wood during the festivities of various locations of Valencia, Spain. These monuments are called fallas or bonfires. The Bonfires of Saint John are held in Alicante. The celebration ends with the burning of the monuments.

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English : The cremà is the act of setting fire to Falla monument made from materials such as cardboard and wood during the festivities of various locations of Valencia, Spain. These monuments are called fallas or bonfires. The Bonfires of Saint John are held in Alicante. The celebration ends with the burning of the monuments.

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The Wikipedia Edit-a-thon coorganized by Wikimedia Mexico was held at the UNAM Exhibition and Congress Center, in Mexico City, on September 24, 2015.

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English : The Wikipedia Edit-a-thon coorganized by Wikimedia Mexico was held at the UNAM Exhibition and Congress Center, in Mexico City, on September 24, 2015.

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Demonstrations against the announcement of the sentence of the "La Manada" case by Provincial Court of Navarre. April 2018, San Bernardo and Gran Vía streets, Madrid, Spain.

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English : Demonstrations against the announcement of the sentence of the "La Manada" case by Provincial Court of Navarre. April 2018, San Bernardo and Gran Vía streets, Madrid, Spain.

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Wikimedia Argentina and Wikimedia Mexico are fostering the I Mentoring and Technical Support Regional Program in the context of the Wikimedia Iberocoop initiative. The pilot program took place at Wikimedia Argentina offices in January 2016.

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English : Wikimedia Argentina and Wikimedia Mexico are fostering the I Mentoring and Technical Support Regional Program in the context of the Wikimedia Iberocoop initiative. The pilot program took place at Wikimedia Argentina offices in January 2016.

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2015 Video to explain shortages in Venezuela.

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English : 2015 Video to explain shortages in Venezuela.

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Construction of a simple electric homopolar motor. A neodymium disk magnet is attached to a ferromagnetic screw that is suspended (by magnetic attraction) to one end of an NiMh cell. A wire connects the other terminal of the battery to the edge of the magnet, completing the circuit.

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English : Construction of a simple electric homopolar motor. A neodymium disk magnet is attached to a ferromagnetic screw that is suspended (by magnetic attraction) to one end of an NiMh cell. A wire connects the other terminal of the battery to the edge of the magnet, completing the circuit.

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Moonwalk (dance) is a complicated dance technique popularized by Michael Jackson who was born exactly 60 years ago, on August 29, 1958

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English : Moonwalk (dance) is a complicated dance technique popularized by Michael Jackson who was born exactly 60 years ago, on August 29, 1958

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The Wikimedia Foundation takes knowledge seriously. Knowledge belongs to all of us.

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English : The Wikimedia Foundation takes knowledge seriously. Knowledge belongs to all of us.

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SpaceX CRS-10 was launched from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39 Pad A on 19 February 2017 at 14:39 UTC

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English : SpaceX CRS-10 was launched from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39 Pad A on 19 February 2017 at 14:39 UTC

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