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Bill Hammack on the golfball is a 2010 short video on the technical creativity of the golf ball.
 

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Military truck convoy of the Indian Army on the Leh–Manali Highway.

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English : Military truck convoy of the Indian Army on the Leh–Manali Highway.

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Nellie Melba singing Auld Lang Syne, recorded in 1905 by Fred Gaisberg.

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English : Nellie Melba singing Auld Lang Syne, recorded in 1905 by Fred Gaisberg.

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Traditional carnatic music performed by Brahma Sri Tiruchendur Appadurai Aiyengar, recorded in Madras (1910).

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English : Traditional carnatic music performed by Brahma Sri Tiruchendur Appadurai Aiyengar, recorded in Madras (1910).

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Mark Twain filmed at his house in Redding, Connecticut, by Thomas Edison in 1909.

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English : Mark Twain filmed at his house in Redding, Connecticut, by Thomas Edison in 1909.

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Interview of Robert Patrick, who turns 60 years old today.

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English : Interview of Robert Patrick, who turns 60 years old today.

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Subsisting fragment from Drama in a Gypsy Camp near Moscow, a Russian 1909 silent short by Vladimir Siversen, believed to be the oldest film with Romani actors.

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English : Subsisting fragment from Drama in a Gypsy Camp near Moscow, a Russian 1909 silent short by Vladimir Siversen, believed to be the oldest film with Romani actors.

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His Prehistoric Past is a 1914 American silent short directed by Charlie Chaplin.

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English : His Prehistoric Past is a 1914 American silent short directed by Charlie Chaplin.

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The Curse of Quon Gwon, a 1916 film by Marion E. Wong, is believed to be the earliest subsisting Chinese American film.

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English : The Curse of Quon Gwon, a 1916 film by Marion E. Wong, is believed to be the earliest subsisting Chinese American film.

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Song of a thrush nightingale recorded in 1910 by Max Hampe in Bremen for the Gramophone Company.

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English : Song of a thrush nightingale recorded in 1910 by Max Hampe in Bremen for the Gramophone Company.

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Le Pont Mirabeau and Marie, two French poems, read in 1913 by their author, Guillaume Apollinaire.

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English : Le Pont Mirabeau and Marie, two French poems, read in 1913 by their author, Guillaume Apollinaire.

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A hundred years ago women got the right to vote in Germany during the Novemberrevolution 1918

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English : A hundred years ago women got the right to vote in Germany during the Novemberrevolution 1918

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Château Margaux, a zarzuela by Manuel Fernández Caballero, sung by Lola Membrives and Paco Martínez, recorded in 1903 in Barcelona.

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English : Château Margaux, a zarzuela by Manuel Fernández Caballero, sung by Lola Membrives and Paco Martínez, recorded in 1903 in Barcelona.

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Lorna Doone is a 1922 American silent film by Maurice Tourneur based on the eponymous novel by R. D. Blackmore.

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English : Lorna Doone is a 1922 American silent film by Maurice Tourneur based on the eponymous novel by R. D. Blackmore.

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English : Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood is a 1922 American silent film by Allan Dwan with Douglas Fairbanks.

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Affaires de cœur is a 1909 French silent animated short by Émile Cohl.

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English : Affaires de cœur is a 1909 French silent animated short by Émile Cohl.

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A Quasimodo fly (Curtonotum simile) lays eggs into wet sand beside an acacia in the Al Marmoum Conservation Reserve, Emirate of Dubai, UAE.

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English : A Quasimodo fly (Curtonotum simile) lays eggs into wet sand beside an acacia in the Al Marmoum Conservation Reserve, Emirate of Dubai, UAE.

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Bill Hammack on the golfball is a 2010 short video on the technical creativity of the golf ball.

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English : Bill Hammack on the golfball is a 2010 short video on the technical creativity of the golf ball.

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Gokul Gaav Ke Choriwa sung by Fazal Hussain Khan and recorded in Lahore in 1904 by William Sinkler Darby.

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English : Gokul Gaav Ke Choriwa sung by Fazal Hussain Khan and recorded in Lahore in 1904 by William Sinkler Darby.

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Colibri is a 1936 Brazilian song composed by Ary Barroso and performed by Odete Amaral.

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English : Colibri is a 1936 Brazilian song composed by Ary Barroso and performed by Odete Amaral.

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On November 23, 1960, the TIROS-2 weather satellite was launched. Unlike TIROS-1 which was limited to the visible spectrum, TIROS-2 also included two infrared radiometers for analysing frontal zones.

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English : On November 23, 1960, the TIROS-2 weather satellite was launched. Unlike TIROS-1 which was limited to the visible spectrum, TIROS-2 also included two infrared radiometers for analysing frontal zones.

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