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Native prairie plants including the eastern purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in Indiana, USA.  

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Old Hurtigruten ship "Nordstjernen" in Hurtigruten service on the Norwegian coast, January 2012.

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English : Old Hurtigruten ship "Nordstjernen" in Hurtigruten service on the Norwegian coast, January 2012.

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White House Curator William G. Allman discusses the inspiration behind Shikler's portrait of John F. Kennedy

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English : White House Curator William G. Allman discusses the inspiration behind Shikler's portrait of John F. Kennedy

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Choro (maxixe) "Corta jaca", composed by Chiquinha Gonzaga and executed by the Grupo Chiquinha Gonzaga. Recorded in 1910-1912.

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English : Choro (maxixe) "Corta jaca", composed by Chiquinha Gonzaga and executed by the Grupo Chiquinha Gonzaga. Recorded in 1910-1912.

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Market in the village of Boumba, municipality of Falmey, Niger.

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English : Market in the village of Boumba, municipality of Falmey, Niger.

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View from the Calle Virgen del Pino to dissolving clouds from foehn wind over the Cumbre Nueva in front of the Cumbre Vieja in El Paso, La Palma, Canary Island, Spain

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English : View from the Calle Virgen del Pino to dissolving clouds from foehn wind over the Cumbre Nueva in front of the Cumbre Vieja in El Paso, La Palma, Canary Island, Spain

9

Asakuyama Park Monorail (Asuka Park Rail) in Oji, Kita-ku, Tokyo. It goes up 17.4 m and is free to ride.

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English : Asakuyama Park Monorail (Asuka Park Rail) in Oji, Kita-ku, Tokyo. It goes up 17.4 m and is free to ride.

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Mathematician Christophe Pouzat explains the technique to sort neuronal spikes.

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English : Mathematician Christophe Pouzat explains the technique to sort neuronal spikes.

11

View from the Malta sightseeing north tour bus to the Tigné tunnel (from north to south) in Sliema.

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English : View from the Malta sightseeing north tour bus to the Tigné tunnel (from north to south) in Sliema.

12

Jumping spider (Heliophanus sp.) filmed near Monte Borghetto (about 20km south of Lake Garda, Italy) on oak (about 1.7 m above ground).

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English : Jumping spider (Heliophanus sp.) filmed near Monte Borghetto (about 20km south of Lake Garda, Italy) on oak (about 1.7 m above ground).

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This artist’s impression depicts the newly discovered stellar-mass black hole in the spiral galaxy NGC 300. The black hole has a mass about twenty times the mass of the Sun and is associated with a Wolf–Rayet star.

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English : This artist’s impression depicts the newly discovered stellar-mass black hole in the spiral galaxy NGC 300. The black hole has a mass about twenty times the mass of the Sun and is associated with a Wolf–Rayet star.

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3D Ultrasound image of the fetal spine at 19 weeks of pregnancy.

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English : 3D Ultrasound image of the fetal spine at 19 weeks of pregnancy.

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Men Boxing is an 1891 experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film.

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English : Men Boxing is an 1891 experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film.

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Gameplay from Fez 's trial mode, demonstrating platforming elements, the game's signature rotation mechanic, and the game's soundtrack, sound effects, and visual style

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English : Gameplay from Fez 's trial mode, demonstrating platforming elements, the game's signature rotation mechanic, and the game's soundtrack, sound effects, and visual style

18

Nakalele Blowhole at Nakalele Point on Maui, Hawaii, United States. Movie of a geyser-like eruption at the blowhole.

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English : Nakalele Blowhole at Nakalele Point on Maui, Hawaii, United States. Movie of a geyser-like eruption at the blowhole.

19

Elephant drinking water at Punda Maria in the Kruger National Park, South African Republic.

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English : Elephant drinking water at Punda Maria in the Kruger National Park, South African Republic.

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English : Canada: The Natural Bridge in Yoho National Park, British Columbia.

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The flight of Expedition 29 on board the International Space Station during October 15, 2011 from 00:47:28 to 01:02:56 GMT, beginning over the North Atlantic Ocean and finally, the pass finishes near the Nile River Delta and the Red Sea.

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English : The flight of Expedition 29 on board the International Space Station during October 15, 2011 from 00:47:28 to 01:02:56 GMT, beginning over the North Atlantic Ocean and finally, the pass finishes near the Nile River Delta and the Red Sea.

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A male violet carpenter bee (Xylocopa violacea) visits flowers in a garden at San Vincenzo, Tuscany, Italy.

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English : A male violet carpenter bee (Xylocopa violacea) visits flowers in a garden at San Vincenzo, Tuscany, Italy.

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A 7000 series tram on the Toden Arakawa Line in Oji, Kita-ku, Tokyo

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English : A 7000 series tram on the Toden Arakawa Line in Oji, Kita-ku, Tokyo

25

Selçuk is the central town of Selçuk district, İzmir Province in Turkey

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English : Selçuk is the central town of Selçuk district, İzmir Province in Turkey

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Larva of the alpine newt (Ichthyosaura alpestris) in a water-filled rut.

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English : Larva of the alpine newt (Ichthyosaura alpestris) in a water-filled rut.

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Tamo Daleko (There, Far Away), a traditional song commemorating the Serbian exile on the Greek island of Corfu during World War I. Performed by an émigré ensemble named Tamburaško Pevačko Društvo. Columbia Records, April 1917.

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English : Tamo Daleko (There, Far Away), a traditional song commemorating the Serbian exile on the Greek island of Corfu during World War I. Performed by an émigré ensemble named Tamburaško Pevačko Društvo. Columbia Records, April 1917.

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Mount Saint Helens, Washington, computer generated flyby. Elevation data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission from July 2006.

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English : Mount Saint Helens, Washington, computer generated flyby. Elevation data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission from July 2006.

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Native prairie plants including the eastern purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in Indiana, USA.

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English : Native prairie plants including the eastern purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in Indiana, USA.


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