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16 August 2022
The Cook is a 1918 silent slapstick short by Fatty Arbuckle, starring himself and Buster Keaton, with a famous spoof of Theda Bara in Cleopatra.
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Beksan Nir Corona, a dance about COVID-19 prevention performed at Keraton Yogyakarta.

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English : Beksan Nir Corona, a dance about COVID-19 prevention performed at Keraton Yogyakarta.
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View of the surrounding islands from the Takatsuki Mount on Zamami Island, Japan

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English : View of the surrounding islands from the Takatsuki Mount on Zamami Island, Japan

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A Wild Roomer is a 1926 American slapstick short by Charley Bowers.

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English : A Wild Roomer is a 1926 American slapstick short by Charley Bowers.

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Southern mammoth (Archidiskodon meridionalis) digital-mural with illumination by Dmitry Levochkin in Solnechnodolsk at night.

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English : Southern mammoth (Archidiskodon meridionalis) digital-mural with illumination by Dmitry Levochkin in Solnechnodolsk at night.
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Typhoon Mangkhut brought stormy weather to Hong Kong in 2018

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English : Typhoon Mangkhut brought stormy weather to Hong Kong in 2018

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The Atomic Bomb, by Rebecca Pate and Evan Mickey.

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English : The Atomic Bomb, by Rebecca Pate and Evan Mickey.
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Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule, by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Note, Forward and Reply to Critics. LibriVox recording by Michele Fry.

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English : Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule, by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Note, Forward and Reply to Critics. LibriVox recording by Michele Fry.

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Award of the Max Beckmann Prize, one of the most prestigious art prizes in Germany, to Valie Export, an Austrian multimedia artist, in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt.

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English : Award of the Max Beckmann Prize, one of the most prestigious art prizes in Germany, to Valie Export, an Austrian multimedia artist, in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt.

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The Bank is an American silent short comedy film by Charlie Chaplin's.

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English : The Bank is an American silent short comedy film by Charlie Chaplin's.

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Les Effarés, by Arthur Rimbaud, in French. LibriVox recording by Ezwa.

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English : Les Effarés, by Arthur Rimbaud, in French. LibriVox recording by Ezwa.

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Getting Old Blues, by Lucille Hegamin & Her Blue Flame Syncopators.

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English : Getting Old Blues, by Lucille Hegamin & Her Blue Flame Syncopators.

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Igor Kurchatov and atoms digital-mural by Dmitry Levochkin in Chelyabinsk. Quote: "Human life is not eternal, but science and knowledge cross the threshold of centuries."

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English : Igor Kurchatov and atoms digital-mural by Dmitry Levochkin in Chelyabinsk. Quote: "Human life is not eternal, but science and knowledge cross the threshold of centuries."
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The Cook is a 1918 silent slapstick short by Fatty Arbuckle, starring himself and Buster Keaton, with a famous spoof of Theda Bara in Cleopatra.

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English : The Cook is a 1918 silent slapstick short by Fatty Arbuckle, starring himself and Buster Keaton, with a famous spoof of Theda Bara in Cleopatra.

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Jean Racine drawn by his son Jean-Baptiste around 1700.

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English : Jean Racine drawn by his son Jean-Baptiste around 1700.

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Le Horla, by Guy de Maupassant, in French. LibriVox recording by Naf. Probably the most famous of Maupassant's short stories.

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English : Le Horla, by Guy de Maupassant, in French. LibriVox recording by Naf. Probably the most famous of Maupassant's short stories.

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The Gown Shop is a 1923 American slapstick short by Larry Semon starring himself and Oliver Hardy.

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English : The Gown Shop is a 1923 American slapstick short by Larry Semon starring himself and Oliver Hardy.

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1968, the Prague Spring. Conference by Justine Faure, IEP Strasbourg lecturer.

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English : 1968, the Prague Spring. Conference by Justine Faure, IEP Strasbourg lecturer.

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Perryville was a quiet Missouri town, home to roughly 8,400 people. Off the beaten path, and kind of in the middle of nowhere, it became a popular destination for the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017.

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English : Perryville was a quiet Missouri town, home to roughly 8,400 people. Off the beaten path, and kind of in the middle of nowhere, it became a popular destination for the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017.

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On February 17, 1863, the International Committee of the Red Cross was created. However, it was four years earlier, during the battle of Solferino, that a page was turned in the history of humanity.

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English : On February 17, 1863, the International Committee of the Red Cross was created. However, it was four years earlier, during the battle of Solferino, that a page was turned in the history of humanity.

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A Guide to Health, by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. LibriVox recording by Phil Chenevert. Part 1, Chapter I. The Meaning of Health.

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English : A Guide to Health, by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. LibriVox recording by Phil Chenevert. Part 1, Chapter I. The Meaning of Health.

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Histoires ou Contes du temps passé avec des moralités, by Charles Perrault, in French. LibriVox recordings by Ezwa. Le Petit Chaperon rouge (Little Red Riding Hood).

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English : Histoires ou Contes du temps passé avec des moralités, by Charles Perrault, in French. LibriVox recordings by Ezwa. Le Petit Chaperon rouge (Little Red Riding Hood).

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Reflecting the growing importance of the rice sector in Ghana, the First National Rice Festival was organized in Accra, 7-9 November 2012, by the Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Body (GRIB) under the theme "Growing a vibrant rice industry through public-private partnership for food security."

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English : Reflecting the growing importance of the rice sector in Ghana, the First National Rice Festival was organized in Accra, 7-9 November 2012, by the Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Body (GRIB) under the theme "Growing a vibrant rice industry through public-private partnership for food security."

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What are the principles of international humanitarian law.

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English : What are the principles of international humanitarian law.

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Montage of audiovisual documentary of indigenous languages in Cross River State, South-South, Nigeria, for the International Day of the World's indigenous people 2022.

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English : Montage of audiovisual documentary of indigenous languages in Cross River State, South-South, Nigeria, for the International Day of the World's indigenous people 2022.

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The International. Lansbury's Labour Weekly released a series of gramaphone records of left-wing songs and speeches from 1926.

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English : The International. Lansbury's Labour Weekly released a series of gramaphone records of left-wing songs and speeches from 1926.

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The Musketeers of Pig Alley is a 1912 silent short directed by D. W. Griffith, written by Griffith and Anita Loos, and considered to be one of the first gansgster movies.

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English : The Musketeers of Pig Alley is a 1912 silent short directed by D. W. Griffith, written by Griffith and Anita Loos, and considered to be one of the first gansgster movies.

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