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Ten years ago, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA released partially restored video of a series of 15 memorable moments from the July 20 moonwalk. Shown here is a short clip of a partially restored video of Buzz Aldrin who follows Neil Armstrong down the lunar module ladder.
 

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A dendritic cell drags a conidium through a distance of up to 9 μm (time 0:29). The conidium, however, is not phagocytosed by the cell. The observation was made over 3 h with one frame every 30 s.

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English : A dendritic cell drags a conidium through a distance of up to 9 μm (time 0:29). The conidium, however, is not phagocytosed by the cell. The observation was made over 3 h with one frame every 30 s.

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La cathédrale engloutie (Engl.: The Submerged Cathedral), one of 24 preludes by Claude Debussy. Recorded by pianist Ivan Ilić in 2006.

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English : La cathédrale engloutie (Engl.: The Submerged Cathedral), one of 24 preludes by Claude Debussy. Recorded by pianist Ivan Ilić in 2006.

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Llamigos – an animated short film. Episode 3 of the Caminandes cartoon series, produced and released by the Blender Foundation.

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English : Llamigos – an animated short film. Episode 3 of the Caminandes cartoon series, produced and released by the Blender Foundation.

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Robinson Crusoe is a 1902 hand-coloured film by Georges Méliès based on Daniel Defoe's eponymous novel.

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English : Robinson Crusoe is a 1902 hand-coloured film by Georges Méliès based on Daniel Defoe's eponymous novel.

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Mahatma Gandhi, Indian National Congres delegate, attended by Miss Slade, pays visit to cotton mill and talks to workers at Darwen, England, on September 28th, 1931.

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English : Mahatma Gandhi, Indian National Congres delegate, attended by Miss Slade, pays visit to cotton mill and talks to workers at Darwen, England, on September 28th, 1931.

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Fight Back a NEFFEX MUSIC production, which produces Creative Commons Music. Fight Back has 36 Million Views on YouTube as of today.

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English : Fight Back a NEFFEX MUSIC production, which produces Creative Commons Music. Fight Back has 36 Million Views on YouTube as of today.

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OMNI HOVERBOARDS, is the first real hoverboard. Video Captured in Festival de drone - Cité des sciences - Paris.

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English : OMNI HOVERBOARDS, is the first real hoverboard. Video Captured in Festival de drone - Cité des sciences - Paris.

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Basque Country (home of Basque people), France

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English : Basque Country (home of Basque people), France

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Five-day-old capybara twins and their parent at the Herberstein Zoo, Stubenberg, Styria, Austria.

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English : Five-day-old capybara twins and their parent at the Herberstein Zoo, Stubenberg, Styria, Austria.

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First movement of Ravel's Miroirs for piano performed by Olena Havyuk-Sheremet at Lviv Conservatory in 2014

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English : First movement of Ravel's Miroirs for piano performed by Olena Havyuk-Sheremet at Lviv Conservatory in 2014

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On 2 July 2019 a total solar eclipse was visible from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. 1000 people came from around the world for the chance to view this amazing event in an equally amazing place. These visitors saw the Moon cover the Sun completely, briefly turning day into night — a rare event that La Silla won’t see again until 2231.

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English : On 2 July 2019 a total solar eclipse was visible from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. 1000 people came from around the world for the chance to view this amazing event in an equally amazing place. These visitors saw the Moon cover the Sun completely, briefly turning day into night — a rare event that La Silla won’t see again until 2231.

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An UPS Airlines plane taking off from Portland International Airport two years ago today.

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English : An UPS Airlines plane taking off from Portland International Airport two years ago today.

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5 films of Italy in 1896. Includes a visit with Pope Leo XIII, who was Pope from 1878-1903. The first three were shot in June-August, it's harder to determine the month of the other 2. Films shot by Charles Moisson, Italo Pacchioni and William Dickson.

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English : 5 films of Italy in 1896. Includes a visit with Pope Leo XIII, who was Pope from 1878-1903. The first three were shot in June-August, it's harder to determine the month of the other 2. Films shot by Charles Moisson, Italo Pacchioni and William Dickson.

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What is Creative Commons ? Copy, share and remix free media on Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org

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English : What is Creative Commons ? Copy, share and remix free media on Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org

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In Turkey, a government-imposed block in place since April 2017 has meant that 80 million people can no longer access or participate in free knowledge, while the rest of the world is left without the opportunity to learn from, share, and understand the perspectives of the people of Turkey on Wikipedia. #WeMissTurkey #Wikipedia

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English : In Turkey, a government-imposed block in place since April 2017 has meant that 80 million people can no longer access or participate in free knowledge, while the rest of the world is left without the opportunity to learn from, share, and understand the perspectives of the people of Turkey on Wikipedia. #WeMissTurkey #Wikipedia

17

Magic (Official Music Video) by American musician Rudy Mancuso & Australian singer Maia Mitchell

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English : Magic (Official Music Video) by American musician Rudy Mancuso & Australian singer Maia Mitchell

18

Armistice Day, November 11th, 1918, in England.

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English : Armistice Day, November 11th, 1918, in England.

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Aviator Amy Johnson describing her England-Australia solo flight, 5th to 28th of May 1930, in a recording cut in Sydney, Australia on about 30th May 1930.

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English : Aviator Amy Johnson describing her England-Australia solo flight, 5th to 28th of May 1930, in a recording cut in Sydney, Australia on about 30th May 1930.

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Ten years ago, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA released partially restored video of a series of 15 memorable moments from the July 20 moonwalk. Shown here is a short clip of a partially restored video of Buzz Aldrin who follows Neil Armstrong down the lunar module ladder.

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English : Ten years ago, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA released partially restored video of a series of 15 memorable moments from the July 20 moonwalk. Shown here is a short clip of a partially restored video of Buzz Aldrin who follows Neil Armstrong down the lunar module ladder.

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Robert Rogers, who had been a staff member at the House of Commons of the United Kingdom for more than thirty-five years, spoke about how the parliament operates, both in the Chamber and behind the scenes.

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English : Robert Rogers, who had been a staff member at the House of Commons of the United Kingdom for more than thirty-five years, spoke about how the parliament operates, both in the Chamber and behind the scenes.

22

Steamboat Bill, Jr. is a 1928 American silent comedy film starring Buster Keaton and famous for a crumbling facade stunt.

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English : Steamboat Bill, Jr. is a 1928 American silent comedy film starring Buster Keaton and famous for a crumbling facade stunt.

23

A time-lapse video of traffic at Causeway Bay, one of the busiest areas of Hong Kong.

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English : A time-lapse video of traffic at Causeway Bay, one of the busiest areas of Hong Kong.

24

A narco-submarine is interdicted by US Coast Guard Cutter Munro sailors in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

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English : A narco-submarine is interdicted by US Coast Guard Cutter Munro sailors in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

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Operation Crossroad - Baker shot government test footage as seen from multiple angles, on July 25th, 1946.

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English : Operation Crossroad - Baker shot government test footage as seen from multiple angles, on July 25th, 1946.

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Orphans of the Storm is a 1921 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith featuring Lilian and Dorothy Gish.

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English : Orphans of the Storm is a 1921 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith featuring Lilian and Dorothy Gish.

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A small Afghan community has settled in Kolkata, India for over a century.

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English : A small Afghan community has settled in Kolkata, India for over a century.

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A fly (Palloptera umbellatarum) sucking on bird faeces on a fallen beech in a forest near Marburg, Hesse, Germany.

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English : A fly (Palloptera umbellatarum) sucking on bird faeces on a fallen beech in a forest near Marburg, Hesse, Germany.

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Animation of the Klann linkage, a leg mechanism proposed in patent US6260862B1

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English : Animation of the Klann linkage, a leg mechanism proposed in patent US6260862B1

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