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2015 6 05 19:15 UTC
Picture of the day
Suaeda vera, Sète 01.jpg
Branches of Suaeda vera (Shrubby Sea-blite). In the "Lido de Thau", an area protected by the Conservatoire du littoral. Sète, Hérault, France.  
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View of Carpathian National Park from Hoverla. Carpathian National Park, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine.

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English : View of Carpathian National Park from Hoverla. Carpathian National Park, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine.

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Earrings found in 1915 at Gyeongju. Diameter of the circle in the center is 3.5 centimeter.

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English : Earrings found in 1915 at Gyeongju. Diameter of the circle in the center is 3.5 centimeter.

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View from Balcón de Europa in Nerja (on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain), view north-east

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English : View from Balcón de Europa in Nerja (on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain), view north-east

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Eurema blanda, Three-Spot Grass Yellow, is a small butterfly of the family Pieridae, the Yellows and Whites, which is found in Asia.

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English : Eurema blanda, Three-Spot Grass Yellow, is a small butterfly of the family Pieridae, the Yellows and Whites, which is found in Asia.

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Branches of Suaeda vera (Shrubby Sea-blite). In the "Lido de Thau", an area protected by the Conservatoire du littoral. Sète, Hérault, France.

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English : Branches of Suaeda vera (Shrubby Sea-blite). In the "Lido de Thau", an area protected by the Conservatoire du littoral. Sète, Hérault, France.

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Bones inside the ossuary in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora, the Czech Republic. The ossuary is estimated to contain skeletons of between 40,000 and 70,000 people.

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English : Bones inside the ossuary in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora, the Czech Republic. The ossuary is estimated to contain skeletons of between 40,000 and 70,000 people.

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Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera) with flower and buds and tiny spider Phylloneta impressa.

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English : Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera) with flower and buds and tiny spider Phylloneta impressa.

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Holy Mountains Monastery (complex of the architecture monuments of national significance). Sviatohirsk, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.

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English : Holy Mountains Monastery (complex of the architecture monuments of national significance). Sviatohirsk, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.

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Speed skating arena in Kolomna, Russia

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English : Speed skating arena in Kolomna, Russia

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A young Ural owl in Albu Parish.

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English : A young Ural owl in Albu Parish.

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The interior of the Pažaislis monastery and church, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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English : The interior of the Pažaislis monastery and church, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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Town Event Hall ("Stadthalle") of Mülheim an der Ruhr at blue hour

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English : Town Event Hall ("Stadthalle") of Mülheim an der Ruhr at blue hour

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Iron sculpture Zauberlehrling (sorcerer's apprentice) looking like a deformed and dancing power pole, photographed at sunset. Created for EMSCHERKUNST, an art exhibition in the public space.

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English : Iron sculpture Zauberlehrling (sorcerer's apprentice) looking like a deformed and dancing power pole, photographed at sunset. Created for EMSCHERKUNST, an art exhibition in the public space.

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Venus flytrap anemone (Actinoscyphia aurelia) in the Gulf of Mexico.

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English : Venus flytrap anemone (Actinoscyphia aurelia) in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Reflection on Matsimäe Pühajärv in Järva County.

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English : Reflection on Matsimäe Pühajärv in Järva County.

18

Jack Johnson performing at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu Hawaii. Today he turns forty.

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English : Jack Johnson performing at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu Hawaii. Today he turns forty.

19

Young paper wasp queen (Polistes dominula) guarding her nest and eggs.

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English : Young paper wasp queen (Polistes dominula) guarding her nest and eggs.

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Flanges in the tool shed of the Quarzwerke in Sythen, Haltern am See, Germany

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English : Flanges in the tool shed of the Quarzwerke in Sythen, Haltern am See, Germany

21

A supernova remnant in Large Magellanic Cloud in X-rays and visible light.

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English : A supernova remnant in Large Magellanic Cloud in X-rays and visible light.

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Panoramic view of Desenberg, western view. The hill Desenberg, a former volcano, near the village Daseburg is located in the area of Höxter in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the most remarkable landmark of Warburger Börde flatlands.

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English : Panoramic view of Desenberg, western view. The hill Desenberg, a former volcano, near the village Daseburg is located in the area of Höxter in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the most remarkable landmark of Warburger Börde flatlands.

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Great Masterwort (Astrantia major), found near Mitterbach am Erlaufsee, Lower Austria

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English : Great Masterwort (Astrantia major), found near Mitterbach am Erlaufsee, Lower Austria

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Musuem of mining (Bergbaumuseum) in Bochum at blue hour

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English : Musuem of mining (Bergbaumuseum) in Bochum at blue hour

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A panoramic view of Glenfinnan site in Scotland.

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English : A panoramic view of Glenfinnan site in Scotland.

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St. James's Church in Rothenburg ob der Tauber photographed from town hall tower

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English : St. James's Church in Rothenburg ob der Tauber photographed from town hall tower

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The capture of wild horses will be held in May in the nature reserve Merfelder Bruch near Dülmen on the last Saturday.

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English : The capture of wild horses will be held in May in the nature reserve Merfelder Bruch near Dülmen on the last Saturday.

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Parque Avenida Building in Paulista Avenue, São Paulo, Brazil.

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English : Parque Avenida Building in Paulista Avenue, São Paulo, Brazil.

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