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A sunflower field (Helianthus annuus) near Arkaia. Álava, Basque Country, Spain.
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Safari Endeavour vessel (232 feet (71 m) long and with up to 88 guests + 37 crew members) in front of the Lamplugh Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, United States.

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English : Safari Endeavour vessel (232 feet (71 m) long and with up to 88 guests + 37 crew members) in front of the Lamplugh Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, United States.

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Decay of Banksia spinulosa flowers

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English : Decay of Banksia spinulosa flowers

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Golda Meir, stateswoman, politician and the fourth Prime Minister of Israel, was born on this day in 1898.

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English : Golda Meir, stateswoman, politician and the fourth Prime Minister of Israel, was born on this day in 1898.

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Vischering Castle (with reflections in the mirror) in Lüdinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Vischering Castle (with reflections in the mirror) in Lüdinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Eastern chanting goshawk (Melierax poliopterus) in Awash National Park, Ethiopia. Today is Arbegnoch Qen or Patriots' Day in Ethiopia, celebrating liberation from Italy. Haile Selassie re-entered the Ethiopian capital exactly five years after it was occupied.

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English : Eastern chanting goshawk (Melierax poliopterus) in Awash National Park, Ethiopia. Today is Arbegnoch Qen or Patriots' Day in Ethiopia, celebrating liberation from Italy. Haile Selassie re-entered the Ethiopian capital exactly five years after it was occupied.

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Desna river, feeder of the Southern Bug, at dawn. Ukraine, Vinnytsia Raion

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English : Desna river, feeder of the Southern Bug, at dawn. Ukraine, Vinnytsia Raion

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The Salagou Lake in the Hérault department of France

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English : The Salagou Lake in the Hérault department of France

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Mute swan (Cygnus olor) cygnets huddled together on a duckweed-covered pond in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Mute swans, which got their name by being less vocal than other swans, change in color from gray to white as they become adults. When grown, they are one of the heaviest flying birds in the world.

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English : Mute swan (Cygnus olor) cygnets huddled together on a duckweed-covered pond in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Mute swans, which got their name by being less vocal than other swans, change in color from gray to white as they become adults. When grown, they are one of the heaviest flying birds in the world.

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A sunflower field (Helianthus annuus) near Arkaia. Álava, Basque Country, Spain.

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English : A sunflower field (Helianthus annuus) near Arkaia. Álava, Basque Country, Spain.

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Mangup-Kale butte. Zalisne village, Crimea, Ukraine.

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English : Mangup-Kale butte. Zalisne village, Crimea, Ukraine.

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Ceiling detail of Ivanovo railway station, Russia

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English : Ceiling detail of Ivanovo railway station, Russia

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Closed flower of the dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) in the early morning. Focus stack of 22 photos.

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English : Closed flower of the dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) in the early morning. Focus stack of 22 photos.

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Portrait of John Jay (1794) by the American painter Gilbert Stuart (1755–1828). Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.

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English : Portrait of John Jay (1794) by the American painter Gilbert Stuart (1755–1828). Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.

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Christ church or Christuskirche, Windhoek, Namibia. The church, built beween 1907-1910 and designed by architect Gottlieb Redecker, was originally known as the Church of Peace as it was built following the wars between the Germans and the Khoikhoi, Herero, and Owambo. It was constructed from quartz sandstone mined from the vicinity and has a mixture of neo-Romanesque, Art Nouveau and Gothic revival influences.

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English : Christ church or Christuskirche, Windhoek, Namibia. The church, built beween 1907-1910 and designed by architect Gottlieb Redecker, was originally known as the Church of Peace as it was built following the wars between the Germans and the Khoikhoi, Herero, and Owambo. It was constructed from quartz sandstone mined from the vicinity and has a mixture of neo-Romanesque, Art Nouveau and Gothic revival influences.

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Different cubic dice (D6, 6-sided)
Wikipedia: Dice · Hexahedron

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English : Different cubic dice (D6, 6-sided)
Wikipedia: Dice · Hexahedron

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Czardas dancers by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, circa 1908. Collection of the Kunstmuseum Den Haag, Netherlands.

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English : Czardas dancers by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, circa 1908. Collection of the Kunstmuseum Den Haag, Netherlands.

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Baker's Falls, Sri Lanka

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English : Baker's Falls, Sri Lanka

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A 95-year-old Cuban woman with her pet rooster

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English : A 95-year-old Cuban woman with her pet rooster

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Lyttelton Harbour / Whakaraupō from Mt Ada in Port Hills, Canterbury, New Zealand

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English : Lyttelton Harbour / Whakaraupō from Mt Ada in Port Hills, Canterbury, New Zealand

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Stavoren. Project "Stavers Belang".

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English : Stavoren. Project "Stavers Belang".

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Capuchin Bridge, Škofja Loka, Slovenia.

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English : Capuchin Bridge, Škofja Loka, Slovenia.

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Viennese Banded Snail (Cepaea vindobonensis).

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English : Viennese Banded Snail (Cepaea vindobonensis).

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Roughtail rock agama (Stellagama stellio brachydactyla). Today is Independence Day (عيد الإستقلال) in Jordan. Jordan gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1946.

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English : Roughtail rock agama (Stellagama stellio brachydactyla). Today is Independence Day (عيد الإستقلال) in Jordan. Jordan gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1946.

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Mountains of Wadi Shawka at sunrise, Al Hajar mountain range, UAE

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English : Mountains of Wadi Shawka at sunrise, Al Hajar mountain range, UAE

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Machinery at the former Chestnut Hill Pumping Station near Boston, Massachusetts, USA. At one time, the station pumped as much as a hundred million gallons of water per day, but it was decommissioned in the 1970s before being transformed into the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum in 2011.

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English : Machinery at the former Chestnut Hill Pumping Station near Boston, Massachusetts, USA. At one time, the station pumped as much as a hundred million gallons of water per day, but it was decommissioned in the 1970s before being transformed into the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum in 2011.

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Berggasthof Aescher on the path through the Wildkirchli caves in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland, is built into the cliff of the mountains. This view of its main facade in particular is famous.

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English : Berggasthof Aescher on the path through the Wildkirchli caves in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland, is built into the cliff of the mountains. This view of its main facade in particular is famous.

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Vegetarian Pizza

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English : Vegetarian Pizza

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